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15 January 2019

Analysis of human rights disclosure of Canadian mining companies reveals need for more information re stakeholder engagement & challenges

Author: Erika Piquero, Shift

"Human rights reporting in the Canadian mining sector: Maturity trends and insights," 15 Jan 2019...

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2019...

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15 January 2019

Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector to the Sustainable Development Goals: Draft Atlas for Consultation

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Equitable Origin and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network have published, “Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector: An Atlas,” a...

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14 January 2019
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Author: La Jornada (México)

“La agroindustria, inmobiliarias y minería agravan escasez de agua”, 12 de enero de 2019...

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14 January 2019
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Author: El Dinamo (Chile)

“Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente investiga a minera australiana por sondajes irregulares en el sur”, 8 de enero de 2019...

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14 January 2019

UK Supreme Court to hear case on parent company's responsibility for its subsidiary polluting local water sources in Zambia

On 15 and 16 January 2019, the UK Supreme Court will decide whether local people in Zambia can obtain compensation from a UK mining company, Vedanta Resources, for the pollution of local water sources by its Zambian subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines....

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13 January 2019

USA: 2018 report on state of human rights details violations of labour rights, access to water & free, prior & informed consent

Author: US Human Rights Network

In the United States this year...we have seen undeniable, egregious, and unapologetic violations of human rights... Illegal and immoral attempts to encroach on American Indian lands, territories, and the resources of Indigenous Peoples have always been...

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10 January 2019
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Author: El Economista (México)

Bacardi consolida sus programas de responsabilidad social, 7 de enero de 2019...

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10 January 2019
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Author: OCMAL

“Más agua para la minería de cobre” – 10 de enero de 2019...

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9 January 2019

Pan American shareholders approve purchase of Tahoe Resources, despite concerns re alleged violations of indigenous rights at Guatemala mine

Past allegations and responses from Tahoe Resources related to the Escobal Mine are available via the links below (most recent first)....

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