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17 April 2017
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“Minera canadiense demandó a Colombia por US $700 millones”- 10 de abril de 2017...

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5 April 2017

UK Parliament committee calls for prosecution of parent companies linked to supply chain abuse

The Joint Committee for Human Rights (JCHR) has released the report of its second inquiry on Business and Human Rights - a previous inquiry took place in 2009. Eight years on, the JCHR finds that stronger legislation and enforcement to protect workers...

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1 March 2017

Lloyd's & Oxford Univ. report urges insurance industry to act on climate change to avoid stranded assets

Author: Chris Seekings, Actuary Magazine

"Action needed to avoid climate change leaving insurance industry with ‘stranded assets’", 27 Feb 2017...

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21 February 2017

G20: John Ruggie addresses socially sustainable supply chains in speech to govt. leaders

Author: John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor at Harvard Kennedy School of Government

...according to an ILO report one out of seven jobs worldwide is related to global supply chains. That number does not encompass so-called non-standard forms of work, which can range from casual and temporary employment to forced and bonded labor, nor...

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16 February 2017
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Author: La Nación, CIADI

“La Argentina ganó un caso en el Ciadi” - 10 de diciembre de 2016...

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20 January 2017

Brazil: Hearing held to discuss the activity of Onça Puma Mining, affecting the Xikrin indigenous community

Author: MPF

"STF: MPF pede que recursos às aldeias Xikrin atingidas pela Mineração Onça Puma sejam liberados", Janeiro 2017...

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8 January 2017

"China’s investment in Latin America"

Author: David Dollar, Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, John L. Thornton China Center

For the five-year period between 2015 and 2019, China’s President Xi Jinping set ambitious goals for exchange with the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC): $500 billion in trade and $250 billion in direct investment. The pledge was made in...

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22 November 2016

Rwanda: Locals struggles for their rights as Chinese companies increase investments in the country

Author: Lily Kuo, Quartz

"Rwanda is a landlocked country with few natural resources. So why is China investing so heavily in it?", 22 Nov 2016...

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18 November 2016
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Author: .Mauricio Mesquita, André Luiz Soares de Oliveira, BID

“¿Cómo América Latina y el Caribe puede mejorar relaciones comerciales con China?” -...

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15 November 2016

China's President Xi visits Latin America: A spotlight on Chinese' firms impacts in the region

READ: Blog post by our Senior Researcher & Representative for Latin America, Amanda Romero: "A Golden Opportunity” for some: Can the visit of President Xi to Latin America improve the practices of Chinese firms in the region?". ...

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