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Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules
In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...
Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)
‘Zambia will not be blackmailed by mining investors -Lungu’ 17 May 2019...
British American Tobacco accused of depriving developing countries of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax needed to provide people with health services
Author: Rob Davies, Guardian (UK)
"Tobacco firm BAT 'costs developing countries $700m in tax", 30 April 2019...
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- Related companies: British American Tobacco Nobleza Piccardo (part of British American Tobacco) Souza Cruz (part of British American Tobacco)
Reuters claims billions' worth of gold smuggled from Africa to the UAE fuels conflict, violates human rights & endangers environment
Author: David Lewis, Ryan McNeill & Zandi Shabalala, Reuters
"Exclusive: Gold worth billions' smuggled out of Africa", 24 April 2019....
Author: EURACTIV.com with AFP
[O]n Tuesday (17 April) [t]he parliament backed rules to boost the fight against fraud, corruption, corporate tax avoidance and damage to people’s health and the environment....
Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)
« Notre-Dame : pourquoi la générosité des milliardaires et des multinationales pose question », 17 avril 2019 ...
NGO says recently nullified Double Tax Avoidance Agreement between Kenya & Mauritius could have been used for tax evasion by businesses
Author: Victor Amadala, The Star(Kenya)
"Kenya-Mauritius Double Tax Avoidance void, High Court rules"...
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