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16 January 2013

Ethical Oil?

Author: Mark Taylor, The Laws of Rule

Last week the Norwegian daily Dagsavisen turned the spotlight on Lundin Petroleum. For two years now, Swedish prosecutors have been investigating Lundin over allegations that it played a role in war crimes committed during the war in Sudan between...

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16 January 2013

Ethical Procurement is a No-Brainer…and Legal

Author: Mark Taylor, The Laws of Rule

In short, there is no legal obstacle to including human rights in ethical procurement rules, nor in excluding businesses who don’t meet human rights standards. The only obstacle is politicians who would rather drag their feet. [refers to Lundin...

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1 April 2012

[PDF] Proposals for resolutions to be presented at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) Lundin Petroleum AB (publ) Thursday 10 May 2012

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan (ECOS)

[Resolutions include:] Resolution regarding the protection of the reputation of the Company and its shareholders...Resolution regarding the authorization to promote the course of justice [concerning the investigation by Public Prosecutor Magnus Elving...

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18 March 2012

Lundin: war crimes allegations 'unfounded'

Author: The Local [Sweden]

Ian and Lukas Lundin have rejected accusations that the Lundin Group consists of "opportunistic, dictator-hugging businessmen", arguing that allegations of human rights abuses are "unfounded, unfair and in some cases, absurd"...The allegations refer...

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25 October 2011

Swedish Foreign Minister Haunted by War Crimes Allegations: detained Swedish reporters in Ethiopia highlight thorny affair

Author: Aron Lamm, Epoch Times [USA]

The arrest of two Swedish journalists in Ethiopia has put allegedly unethical, or even criminal activities by oil companies in the spotlight...The events have also added fuel to the debate over Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt's involvement in oil...

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1 October 2011

[PDF] CSR in conflict and post-conflict environments: from risk management to value creation

Author: Maria Prandi and Josep M. Lozano (eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau & ESADE: Institute for Social Innovation

[T]here are significant experiences of companies that are participating in peace-building in numerous...

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13 September 2011

Journalists 'probing Lundin Oil': report [Ethiopia]

Author: Rebecca Martin, The Local [Sweden]

...[T]wo Swedish reporters jailed in Ethiopia were in the country investigating Lundin Petroleum...at the time of their arrest, according to reports in the Swedish media...Martin Schibbye, who has been held in Ethiopian prison with his colleague Johan...

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3 March 2011

South Sudan: oil on troubled waters?

Author: Alex Bescoby, Critical Resource

Having avoided Sudan for almost a decade...any western oil companies wishing to reengage in the region...will have several thorny problems to tackle...First, firms will have to navigate the tense and complex muddle of two states still sharing one...

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1 November 2010

[PDF] Money Makers as Peace Makers? Business Actors in Mediation Processes

Author: Andrea Iff, Damiano Sguaitamatti, Rina M. Alluri, Daniela Kohler, swisspeace

...peace mediation includes a variety of actors, ranging from states, international organizations, NGOs to the private sector. Despite a growing number of practical examples for business engagement in conflict transformation, there are only a few...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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