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3 May 2017

Uroš Macerl, 2017 Goldman Prize Recipient for Europe

Author: Goldman Prize

Uroš Macerl, 48, is the president of Eko Krog and an organic farmer whose family farm sits on the outskirts of the Lafarge plant….Many farmers suffered huge losses as industrial pollution wiped out the three most vital elements of their livelihood:...

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3 May 2017

Wendy Bowman 2017 Goldman Prize Recipient for Islands and Island Nations

Author: Goldman Prize

New South Wales (NSW), on Australia’s eastern coast, is a region with a rich agricultural history…However, in recent years, the region’s farms have become islands surrounded by oceans of open-pit coal mines....

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30 April 2017

India: Prafulla Samantara Receives The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017

Author: Counter Currents

Prafulla Samantara, National Convener, National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements and the leader of Lokshakti Abhiyan, Orissa has been awarded The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017. The Goldman Environmental Prize honours the achievements and...

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27 April 2017
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“El Gobierno acreditó a diez empresas en responsabilidad social” – 24 de abril de 2017...

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20 April 2017
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Author: El Espectador

“Google apoyará con un millón de dólares proyectos de impacto social en Colombia”  20 de abril de 2017...

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20 January 2017

Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders says murder of Goldman Prize winner Isidro Baldenegro reminder of dangers facing defenders in Mexico

Author: Michel Forst, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

"Outrageous and senseless: the murder of Isidro Baldenegro Lopez, a Raramuri environmental defender", 19 Jan 2017...

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19 January 2017

Mexico: Isidro Baldenegro López, anti-logging activist & winner of Goldman prize, killed

Author: Nina Lakhani, Guardian (UK)

“Second winner of environmental prize killed months after Berta Cáceres death”, 18 January 2017...

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26 October 2016

Brazil: Agência Pública and Leonardo Sakamoto are nominees for 2016 Press Freedom Prize-Reporters Without Borders for their work on human rights & against slave labour

Author: Reporters Without Borders (France)

“RSF unveils 22 nominees for 2016 Press Freedom Prize-Reporters Without Borders (RSF) today released the names of the 22 nominees for the 2016 Reporters Without Borders-TV5 Monde Prize for Press Freedom, which will be awarded to three laureates – a...

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1 October 2016

Papua New Guinea activist to receive global prize for environment & human rights - has been threatened & beaten for opposing logging by Rimbunan Hijau

Author: Global Witness (UK)

As activist receives global award for fighting deforestation, Global witness calls for urgent halt to rainforest destruction across Papua New Guinea, 29 Sep 2016...

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31 August 2016

Bangladeshi labour rights activist Kalpona Akter wins award

Author: Tribune [Dhaka]

Kalpona Akter, an activist for garment’s workers in Bangladesh has been honoured with the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism for 2016 for her outstanding achievements, along with four other human rights activists...Kalpona Akter had to...

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