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Liberia: NGOs develop new advocacy strategies to hold oil palm producers accountable for environmental & human rights concerns
Author: Cewhy Kwanue, Daily Observer
"Green Advocates, IDI Develop New Tools to Hold Oil Palm Farmers Accountable for Environmental and Human Rights Violations", 7 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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Author: FMO (The Netherlands)
"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 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...
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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Canada : Dzawada'enuxw First Nation community sues govt. for lack of consultation over operations of fish farms in their waters & negative impact on environment
Author: Emilee Gilpin, Canada's National Observer
"The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation files lawsuit against Canada on fish farms dispute", 10 Jan 2019...
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Canada: Indigenous activists arrested by police for blocking construction of Coastal Gaslink pipeline
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested 14 indigenous activists protecting a proposed natural gap pipeline that would run through the traditional territory of B.C.'s Wet’suwet’en First Nation. The police were enforcing a December 2018 court...
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)....