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"BHP says Samarco settlement approved", 10 August 2018...
Dem. Rep. of Congo: Court papers revealed that Gertler received and distributed millions in bribes in connection to DRC mining deals, says Global Witness
Author: Global Witness
"Gertler received and distributed millions in bribes in connection to DRC mining deals, court papers allege", 10 august 2018...
Author: Matt Coughlan, The Australian
"Slavery inquiry mulls penalty for business", 2 August 2018 Supermarket giant Woolworths has rejected calls from human rights groups to penalise Australian businesses who don't show how they are stamping out slavery in supply chains. A Senate inquir...
Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox
"Some businesses are refusing to hire DACA recipients. They are fighting back."...
Brazil: BHP signs deal with govt. to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit; companies currently in talks with govt. to re-open mine
Author: David Chau, ABC (Australia)
"BHP signs deal to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit for two years", 26 June 2018...
- Related stories: BHP Billiton & Vale lawsuit (re dam collapse in Brazil)
- Related companies: BHP Billiton Samarco (joint venture BHP Billiton and Vale) Vale
Honduras: Berta Cáceres' organization COPINH to take legal action against Dutch development bank over dam project
Author: Liz Ford & Sam Jones, The Guardian (UK)
"Bank faces lawsuit over Honduras dam project as spirit of Berta Cáceres lives on", 18 May 2018...