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30 April 2019

NGO report finds that most conflict in eastern Dem. Rep. of Congo not related to mining, warns that responsible sourcing initiatives could negatively impact local community

The Danish Institute for International Studies and the International Peace Information Service (IPIS) released an updated report and webpage analyzing 10 years' worth of data relating to conflict and artisanal mining in Eastern DRC. The findings...

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29 April 2019

Earthworks releases report on the environmental and human impacts of rising mineral demand for renewable energy

Author: Earthworks, UTS ISF

"REPORT: Clean Energy Must Not Rely on Dirty Mining", 17 April 2019....

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26 April 2019
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Author: WEED e.V.

'Am anderen Ende der Lieferkette. Was tun IT-Herstellerfür einen verantwortungsvollen Bezug von Rohstoffen?' 20 April 2019...

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8 April 2019
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Author: Murcia Economía

“Cajamar recibe el certificado de "empresa socialmente responsable con su plantilla" – 04 de abril de 2019...

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17 December 2018
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Tras denuncias del Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Agroindustria y Similares (STAS) sobre supuestos abusos laborales a trabajadores de la Melonera Suragroh, incluyendo la negación del derecho de asociación, por parte de la empresa agrícola Fyffes, Fair...

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5 December 2018

Mozambique: Govt. to set up domestic diamond certification scheme as consumers become more socially responsible

Author: African Press Agency, Political Analysis South Africa

"Mozambique to set up executive secretariat for diamond certification", 3 December 2018....

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3 September 2018
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Author: Marius Hasenheit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

"Fairtrade? Bio? Für viele Kaffeebauern sind die Siegel ein Unglück", 31. August 2018...

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24 July 2018

Liberia: Golden Veroleum quits certification body to protest handling of complaint for alleged failure to consult local community

Author: Reuters

"Liberia's biggest palm oil project quits eco-certification scheme"...

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18 May 2018

Consumer Goods Forum & Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative to develop benchmark & recognition tool for social compliance in seafood sector

Author: The Consumer Goods Forum & The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

"GSSI and the CGF join forces on a benchmark and recognition tool for social compliance schemes in the seafood sector", 17 May 2018...

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1 April 2018

Greenpeace Intl ends membership with Forest Stewardship Council; raises concern about system's inability to protect forests and human rights

Author: John C. Cannon, Mongabay

"Greenpeace International ends its Forest Stewardship Council Membership," 02 April 2018...

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