Why environmental issues are human rights issues
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New guide explains human rights responsibilities of companies in energy & natural resource sector & how failure to respect can increase legal risk
Author: Hogan Lovells’ International Business and Human Rights Group
"Respecting Human Rights in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector," June 2018 ...
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Commentary: Gov'ts & businesses must listen to communities to address human rights abuses related to resource extraction in the Pacific
Author: Amy Sinclair, New Matilda
"The Tyranny Of Distance: Corporate Harm On The Frontline In The Pacific," 18 May 2018...
Commentary: World Bank & IFC should hold themselves accountable when funded projects harm communities
Author: Vivek Maru, The Washington Post
"The World Bank shouldn't hide when it funds projects that harm communities," 9 May 2018...
Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)
'Hapag-Lloyd eyes 20% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020' 23 Apr 2018...
New book explores opportunities & challenges for integrating human rights into global climate governance
Author: Sébastien Duyck, Sébastien Jodoin & Alyssa Johl, Routledge
Over the last decade, the world has increasingly grappled with the complex linkages emerging between efforts to combat climate change and to protect human rights around the world. The Paris Climate Agreement adopted in December 2015 recognized the...
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Vietnam: Singaporean banks finance coal-fired power station; Indonesian experience found energy source caused health problems, damaged crops
Author: David Fogarty, The Straits Times
DBS and OCBC are among a group of banks and lending agencies that have signed off on financing of about US$1.87 billion...for a controversial coal-fired power station in Vietnam....
Thailand: Court dismisses charges against mining activists; UN Business & Human Rights Working Group calls for end of attacks against defenders
Author: Bangkok Post
"Charges against Loei activists dismissed, mining protest to go on", 20 April 2018...
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