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Columnist on why community consultation is essential for development projects; cites failed Buchanan Renewables' project in Liberia
Author: Rachel Cernansky, New York Times
"It Takes Consultation to Help a Village"...
- Related companies: Buchanan Renewables
Guatemala: Peaceful protest against cement plant was attacked by paramilitaries allegedly linked to Cementos Progreso; co. responds
Indigenous Kaqchikel community in San Juan Sacatepequez protested against the installation of a Cementos Progreso’s plant in their territory, because of environmental concerns. While having a peaceful protest, a group of paramilitaries opened fire...
"Goldcorp welcomes initiatives that seek to encourage continuous improvement in responsible mining practices, especially initiatives who do so by transparently comparing the policies and practices of large‐scale mining companies on a range of...
- Related stories: Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report
- This is a response from the following companies: Goldcorp
Kinangop Wind Park's suit against Kenya govt. for alleged failure to stop local community's opposition to project dismissed
Author: Capital Business (Kenya)
"Kinangop Wind Park loses Sh31b claim against GoK in London Court"...
Author: National Association of Professional Environmentalists (Uganda)
"The Rural Women’s Movement Held a Feminist School, Mobilizes Collective Power to Demand Climate Justice"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements
Author: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
"Statement at the end of visit to Kenya by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights"...