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29 November 2019

Pacific: BHRRC launches new web portal to shine light on corporate abuse in the region

The Pacific is an intensely resource-rich region where corporate human rights abuses have traditionally flown under-the-radar. The Pacific Business & Human Rights portal builds visibility and shines a light on corporate abuse in the region. It...

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27 November 2019
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Author: Efi Koutsokosta, Euronews

"Joseph Stiglitz : 'Nous avons besoin d'un nouveau contrat social'", 18 novembre 2019...

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22 November 2019

Diverse set of countries pushing for international framework on tax to curb unfair effects of digitisation on fragile economies

Author: Marcello Estevão, The World Bank (writing for World Economic Forum)

"Pushing for tax fairness in a digital world", 20 November 2019...

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15 November 2019

315 civil society groups renew call for Equator Principles Financial Institutions to stop funding climate disaster & abuses of Indigenous rights

Author: Johan Frijns, BankTrack, on behalf of 315 civil society groups

“Letter to: Mr Beck, Chair of Steering Committee Equator Principles Association; All Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs)”, 13 November 2019...

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15 November 2019

CHRB claims Amazon, Costco & Starbucks amongst the worst at identifying and addressing human rights issues

Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times

"Starbucks, Amazon and Costco rapped for weak human rights disclosure", 14 November 2019...

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12 November 2019

Environmental Report defenders under attack – The threats facing people who protect nature

Author: Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)

A new report released today by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) clearly demonstrates that people who protect the environment and human rights are increasingly being monitored, threatened, harassed – and even murdered. ...

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6 November 2019

Papua New Guinea: Ok Tedi mine disaster fund at the centre of another legal battle

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sunday Morning Herald

"PNG's Ok Tedi mine disaster money locked in new legal fight", 3 November 2019...

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5 November 2019
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Author: Radio New Zealand

“有争议的PNG矿场重新开放,但当地人不高兴”,2019年10月30日...

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30 October 2019

Brazil: Operations at iron mine to resume, contingent on BHP & Vale safeguarding against another fatal dam collapse

Author: Marta Nogueira, Reuters

"Vale, BHP's Samarco gets license to resume operations after dam burst", 25 October 2019...

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30 October 2019

Locals voice concern as Ramu mine reopens after toxic slurry spill

Author: Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge, Radio New Zealand

"Controversial PNG mine reopens but locals unhappy", 30 October 2019. ...

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