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12 September 2018

New guides help communities to negotiate fair contracts with investors

These Community-Investor Negotiation Guides provide communities and advocates with strategies to protect themselves from unjust land-based investment projects and ensure that the community’s long-term prosperity is at the center of all negotiations. 

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11 September 2018
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Author: Coalición Regional para la Transparencia y la Participación, Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente y Ecoa – Ecología y Acción

“Enviamos contribuciones para la mejora de la transparencia sobre la información de operaciones del BNDES” - 6 septiembre, 2018...

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  • Related companies: BNDES
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11 September 2018

Top 100 pension funds assessed on climate disclosure

This is the first segment of a four-part report assessing the global pensions sector’s response to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The report uses new data to rank the world’s 100 largest global...

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11 September 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« 60 % des grands fonds de pension publics ne prennent toujours pas en compte le risque climat », 10 septembre 2018...

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9 September 2018

Commentary: Group opposes Thailand joining trade agreement that is adverse to women & subsistence farmers

Author: Suluck Lamubol, Asia Times

"Women's group opposes Thailand joining CPTPP", 5 September 2018...

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30 August 2018

Labour & poverty reduction dimensions of Chinese investments in Ethiopia

Author: CNN

"Employed by China"...

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14 August 2018
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Mientras que las organizaciones no gubernamentales han venido documentando desde hace tiempo la situación de las comunidades aledañas a la explotación petrolera Vaca Muerta, como el informe del Observatorio Petrolero del Sur, que ya en 2016 anotaba las...

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14 August 2018

Commentary: States should employ international investment agreements to protect the rights of affected individuals and communities

Author: Surya Deva, Investment Policy Hub

"Managing States' "Fatal Attraction" to International Investment Agreements", 13 August 2018...

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7 August 2018

USA: DACA recipients accuse employers of citizenship discrimination in hiring process

Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox

"Some businesses are refusing to hire DACA recipients. They are fighting back."...

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5 August 2018

Groups fear erosion of workers' rights in ASEAN's Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership pact

Author: Kalinga Seneviratne, IDN-Indepth News

"Asia's evolving 'free' trade deal may not benefit workers," 03 August 2018...

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