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Author: Isabel Ebert, A4ID
"Guest post: why investors should care about business and human rights in the digita age," 4 June 2018...
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Laos: Banana workers sickened by chemicals used on Chinese-owned farms; pregnant workers especially at risk
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Lao Banana Workers Sickened by Chemicals Used on Farms", 30 May 2018...
We invited ILVA to respond to concerns about the human rights and environmental impacts of the ILVA steel plant in Taranto. The company did not respond.
- This is a non response from the following companies: ILVA Group
Italy: Govt. allegedly failed to prevent environmental & health risks associated with ILVA steel plant, argues report; incl. co non-response
On 13 April 2018, Human Rights International Corner (HRIC), FIDH, Unione Forense per la Tutela dei Diritti Umani and Peacelink published a report entitled "The Environmental Disaster and Human Rights Violations of ILVA Steel Plant in Italy". The repor...
Novartis responds to concerns raised about the social & environmental impacts of its business practices
On 2 April, the German-Swiss newspaper TagesWoche published an article about Novartis' decision to name Shannon Klinger chief of ethics and compliance and elevate the function to be part of the executive board following concerns raised about its...
USA: State of Florida to face youth-led climate lawsuit over permitting & licensing fossil fuel activities
Experts submit Joint Summary of Amicus Curiae Briefs to Philippines Human Rights Commission in support of climate change inquiry
Author: CIEL, ClientEarth, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, Maastricht Principles Drafting Group, Our Children's Trust, Plan B, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions & the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, Dr. James Hansen & Dr. Kevin E. Trenberth
"Joint Summary of the Amicus Curiae Briefs", 26 March 2018...