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4 October 2006

[DOC] Indigenous community takes multinational company to court

Author: Natalia Castelnuovo, Social Anthropologist

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17 September 2006
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Author: Pablo Correa, El Espectador [Colombia]

En...Dibulla...reconocida como un exuberante santuario de flora y fauna y que por siglos ha sido para...[los] indígenas de la alta Guajira enclave de pagamento a sus dioses, se construirá en breve un gigantesco puerto marítimo aprobado por el Gobierno....

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22 May 2006

Response from Glamis Gold to "CAO Follow-up Assessment, Guatemala"

Author: James Schenck, Manager for Sustainable Development Guatemala, Glamis Gold, Ltd

...Significant recommendations made in the earlier CAO review have been initiated or are already well underway…[A]n independent community-based water monitoring association has been taking on-site water samples and we have been meeting with them to...

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1 April 2006
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1 April 2006

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Author: Les Missionaires Oblats de Marie Immaculée, Ethical Funds, Comité syndical national de retraite Bâtirente [Canada]

[shareholder resolution proposed at Alcan shareholder meeting, 27 April 2006] WHEREAS Alcan is a 45% partner in a large bauxite mine and alumina production project (UTKAL) in the Kashipur region, in India, which calls for the use of land and water on...

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1 April 2006
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Author: Les Missionaires Oblats de Marie Immaculée, Ethical Funds, Comité syndical national de retraite Bâtirente [Canada]

[proposition pour l'assemblée générale des actionnaires d'Alcan, 27 avril 2006] Attendu que, dans Kashipur, en Inde, Alcan est partenaire à 45% d'un important projet d'extraction de bauxite et de production d'alumine (UTKAL) que nécessitera l...

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9 March 2006
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Author: Chantal Rayes, Libération

Priorité des leaders de gauche qui gouvernent l'Amérique du Sud, l'intégration de l'infrastructure régionale ne fait pas bon ménage avec la protection de l'environnement. C'est le cas du gazoduc de 8 000 à 10000 km de long censé acheminer le gaz...

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21 February 2006

Press Release: IFC's New Standards - A Risky Step for People and Planet

Author: Bank Information Center, Bretton Woods Project, BothEnds, Environmental Defense, Forest Peoples Programme, Friends of the Earth-US, Indian Law Resource Center, International Accountability Project

Warning that the International Finance Corporation’s overhaul of its social and environmental standards relies too heavily on promises of good intentions, international civil society organizations have called the IFC’s new approach a risky experiment...

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9 December 2005
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9 December 2005
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