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Japan: Trading companies lag far behind international human rights standards, Human Rights Now report reveals
Author: Human Rights Now
"HRN Releases Report: “Japanese Trading Companies: Measures for Human Rights Lag Far Behind International Standards”", 12 March 2020...
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 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 ...
Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright:www.novethic.fr)
Les assureurs jouent un rôle clé dans le développement des nouvelles centrales à charbon prévues dans le monde. Ceux-ci ont désinvesti 20 milliards de dollars du secteur. Parmi les meilleurs élèves, on trouve Swiss Re, Zurich Assurances, AXA et Scor....
Indonesia/Japan/South Korea: Embarrassment for Japanese Government bank as court rules coal plant’s permit illegal
In an embarrassing rebuff to the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) an Indonesian administrative court has ruled a key environmental permit for a huge coal plant expansion was issued illegally. Just hours before the West Java civil court ...
Report points out rights, climate, biodiversity risks investors & financiers face in Southeast Asia’s tropical forest sector
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies highlighted in the report to respond. Responses from Itochu, Marubeni, Mizuno, Oji and Wilmar are available below.
...We take the claims of NGO/NPOs seriously and aim to include them within our reviews. We also have a sustainability team which specializes in ESG matters and provides centralized responses....
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So.Africa: NGOs say very pleased with court decision recognising the significant climate change impacts of proposed new coal-fired station; urge minister to ensure full climate change impact assessment is done
Author: Milissa Reitz, Business Live (South Africa)
"Court pours water on coal-fired power station plan", 13 March 2017...
6 March 2017...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Marubeni
The Egyptian government appears to have taken steps to attract investments in coal-fuelled power plants, with some reports pointing to potential USD 10 billion foreign investments in projects that would generate around 6,000 MW. Despite the magnitude...