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19 May 2019
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Author: Ecoactu

"CONDUITE RESPONSABLE DES ENTREPRISES : LE MAROC SE DOTE DE SA PLATEFORME DIGITALE", 13 Mai 2019...

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19 May 2019
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L’Accord de libre-échange complet et approfondi (ALECA) en cours de négociation entre la Tunisie et l’Union européenne suscite de nombreuses craintes en Tunisie. Cet accord exposerait davantage l’économie tunisienne à la concurrence des produits et des...

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Article
15 May 2019

UAE: Court orders construction company to pay full compensation to worker paralysed on site

Author: Khaleej Times (UAE)

"Worker injured at work in UAE gets Dh1.5 million compensation", 14 May 2019...

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Article
6 May 2019

So. Africa: Sasol sued for lung related illnesses contracted while mining coal; Sasol denies any liability

Author: Ciaran Ryan, GroundUp (So. Africa)

‘South Africa: Former Sasol Coal Miners Claim More Than R80 Million for Coal-Related Illnesses’ 25 April 2019...

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Article
30 April 2019

Tunisia: The death of twelve rural farmers sparks civil society concerns over safe employment and business accountability

Author: The Arab Weekly

“Outcry in Tunisia over women farmers' deaths in van crash”, 27th April 2019...

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Article
22 April 2019

So. Africa: Major banks pulling out of funding coal-fired plants due to environmental & social concerns

Author: Amanda Watson, The Citizen (South Africa)

‘Standard Bank joins banks not financing ‘dirty’ coal-fired power plants’ ...

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Article
22 April 2019

Zimbabwe: How litigation could spur economic development for mining affected communities

Author: Josephine Chiname and Bridget Mafusire, Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association

‘How can litigation contribute to Sustainable Economic Development for Diamond Mining Communities in Zimbabwe?"...

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Report
18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...

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Story
16 December 2018

Indonesian court denies lawsuit against environmental expert witness; enforces legal protection against litigation

An Indonesian court denied a lawsuit against an environmental expert Basuki Wasis, whose testimony led to the conviction of a governor involved in a mining scandal. The court ruled that as a witness, Basuki could not be subjected to criminal or civil...

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Company response
23 October 2018
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Author: Le Monde, AFP, AP et Reuters

« Au procès Monsanto, verdict confirmé mais enveloppe diminuée », 23 octobre 2018...

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