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Rights activists target energy firms - Companies urged to guard against potential lawsuits [Canada]

“Companies should be champions for human-rights reforms in the companies in which they operate,” Alex Neve, secretary-general for Amnesty International’s Canadian section, told the International Bar Association’s first-ever energy law conference held in Calgary last week. “Impartial human-rights work is not political . . . and it’s very, very good for business.” [refers to Talisman, Encana, Syncrude]

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