Headquarters in Kenya
Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos
"Riesgos para los derechos y ventajas de las energías renovables: Un análisis sobre los compromisos en materia de derechos humanos de las empresas solares, de bioenergía y geotérmicas", Septiembre 2018...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Access Power ACWA Power Adani Group Akiira Geothermal Alco Group AP Renewables Inc. (APRI; subsidiary of Aboitiz Power) Asia Biomass PCL Avaada Energy BDI Bioenergy International Biopalma (part of Vale) Biotherm Energy Calpine Canadian Solar Climeon Contact Energy Cristal Union Dinant Drax Enerparc First Solar GCL-Poly Genesis Eco-Energy Developments Geothermal Development Co. Gigawatt Global Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy Green Fuel Green Resources Harbin Electric (formerly Harbin Power Equipment) Hareon Solar JinkoSolar Holding Kengen Lantmannen Agroetanol Lightsource BP Mannvit Marubeni Neoen NextGen Solar Novozymes NurEnergie Olsuswa Energy Ormat Pantaleon Sugar Holdings Polaris Infastructure Raizen (joint venture Shell & Cosan) ReneSola Renew Power Ventures Reykjavik Geothermal Scatec Solar Sejahtera Alam Energy Company Shunfeng Clean Energy SolarEdge Sunbird Energy SunEdison SunPower Supreme Energy Suzlon Trina Solar Vena Energy W Dusk Energy Group
This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes ...
Kenya: Local govt. threatens legal action against electricity co. KenGen over allegedly causing flooding that resulted in loss of lives & livelihoods
Author: Stephen Astariko, The Star (Kenya)
"Korane threatens lawsuit against KenGen for damage caused by dams", 21 May 2018...
Maasai-Maori exchange offers Kenya's indigenous community insights on how to engage & benefit from geothermal companies operating in their communal land
Author: Kevin Mwanza, Reuters
"When the Maasai met the Maori: Kenya seeks to end geothermal land conflicts"...
Kenya moving towards total reliance on renewable energy & proposed coal plant does not make ecological & economic sense, says economist
Author: David Ndii, Daily Nation (Kenya)
"Political economy of Lamu coal plant and why we don’t need it"...
Kenya: NGOs urge World Bank to ensure KenGen geothermal project adequately safeguards local community's livelihood
Author: Narasha Community Development Group & others
"NGOs letter to World Bank calling for protection of indigenous Maasai"...
Kenya Human Rights Commission & Danish Institute for Human Rights publish Kenya Business & Human Rights Country Guide
The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) have developed a preliminary web-based country guide that aims to be a resource for businesses, Civil Society Organisations, Governments, multilateral...
Kenya: World Bank urged to apply Indigenous Peoples Policy consistently to protect communities impacted by development projects
Author: Jackson Shaa (Narasha Community Development Group, Kenya) & Annabel Perreras (International Accountability Project), in Bretton Woods Project
"Lessons from Kenya: Why the World Bank must apply the Indigenous Peoples Policy consistently"...
Kenya: Local leaders urge govt. to end land disputes between local communities & investors in geothermal energy
Author: Eric Matara, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Nakuru elders caution KenGen land row risks geothermal power plan"...
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- This is a non response from the following companies: Kengen