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1 June 2018

New guide explains human rights responsibilities of companies in energy & natural resource sector & how failure to respect can increase legal risk

Author: Hogan Lovells’ International Business and Human Rights Group

"Respecting Human Rights in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector," June 2018 ...

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Article
31 May 2018

Ecuador: Local communities continue to oppose mining projects in Ecuadorian Amazon backed by Chinese companies

Author: CASCOMI, Shuar Arutam (Ecuador)

"Chinese Companies in the Ecuadorian Mining Sector: The cases of the Mirador and San Carlos Panantza Projects", March 2018...

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Story
31 May 2018

EU adopts rules on equal pay & working conditions for posted workers

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Story
29 May 2018
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O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos convidou a Kinross Gold e a Export Development Canada (EDC) para responder a alegações de envolvimento em violações de direitos humanos relacionados às operações da Kinross Gold em sua mina de o...

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Company response
28 May 2018
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Author: BASF

Wir begrüßen die Studie von Brot für die Welt als Beitrag für einen kritisch-konstruktiven Dialog. Auch wenn wir die Sachverhalte in einzelnen Punkten anders einschätzen, halten wir diesen Dialog zwischen Zivilgesellschaft und Unternehmen für...

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Company response
28 May 2018
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Author: Daimler

Daimler nimmt die im Bericht angesprochenen Themen ernst und möchte dazu beitragen, dass notwendige Schritte zur Verbesserung der Lage der Menschen vor Ort unternommen werden. ...

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Company response
28 May 2018

Response by Volkswagen

Author: Volkswagen

We are aware of the difficulties in obtaining certain commodities and take comprehensive measures to extract commodities in a socially and environmentally compatible way... [W]e have integrated corresponding sustainability requirements into contracts...

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Story
28 May 2018
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The following report deals with the human rights and environmental problems of platinum mining in South Africa. It also describes the supply chain responsibilities of German companies such as BASF, Daimler, BMW and VW, who import the metal. We invited...

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Article
24 May 2018

Tanzania: Land grabbing, including for private investment, continues to threaten livelihoods of indigenous Maasai

Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)

"Half a million of indigenous peoples' livelihoods threatened in Tanzania"...

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Company response
23 May 2018
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Author: BMW

Die BMW Group hat bereits seit mehreren Jahren Projekte umgesetzt, die eine erhöhte Transparenz – insbesondere bei risikobehafteten Rohstoffen – sicherstellen sollen... Diese Projekte dienen unter anderem dazu, die Einhaltung von Menschenrechten in der...

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