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24 September 2018

Indonesia: Palm oil trader Wilmar still buys from suppliers involved in worker exploitation, community conflicts, deforestation - Greenpeace

Author: Sheany, Jakarta Globe

Some of the world's largest brands, including PepsiCo, Unilever and Nestlé, have continued to buy palm oil from companies accused of being responsible for mass deforestation in Indonesia, a new report by Greenpeace International showed.......

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2 September 2018

Philippines: Groups allege that Jaluar mega dam will displace indigenous peoples; gov't assures consent from IPs

Author: Ime Sprnito, Panay News

"No More Hitches: Jalaur mega dam contract signing on Sept. 3," 31 August 2018...

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21 July 2018

Commentary: Sand dredging in Cambodian mangrove forests for export to Singapore causes loss of livelihood & forced migration

Author: Kalyanee Mam, Emergence Magazine

"Lost World", 16 July 2017 For over a decade, the government of Cambodia has granted several private companies concessions to mine these mangrove forests for sand. ...Cambodia destroys its only natural protection...lays waste to a vital and fragi...

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21 June 2018

Myanmar: Swedwatch report urges mining machinery providers to conduct human rights due diligence to prevent & mitigate adverse impacts

Author: Swedwatch

"Machinery providers fail to recognize human rights risks in Myanmar's jade mines," 20 June 2018...

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1 June 2018

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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22 May 2018

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...

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15 May 2018

Belgian KBC Bank to stop financing new coal-fired power plants in Czech Republic

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14 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...

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24 April 2018

Hapag-Lloyd to reduce CO2 emissions up to 20% by 2020 to comply with IMO guidelines

Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)

'Hapag-Lloyd eyes 20% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020' 23 Apr 2018...

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24 April 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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