Chile: Volkswagen and Daimler respond to supply chain concerns by launching study into sustainable lithium mining for electric vehicles
“Exclusive: Germany's Volkswagen and Daimler push for more 'sustainable' Chile lithium”, 11th February 2020...
EU Commission launches public consultation on review of Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Deadline: 14 May)
Author: European Commission
We are pleased to inform you that the services of the European Commission have today launched an online public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive....
Mexico: Grupo Mexico cedes concession to Pasta de Conchos mine to government to recover the bodies of 63 miners trapped in explosion of 2006
Author: Mexico News Daily
“Plan underway to recover bodies of 63 miners lost in Coahuila disaster”, 19th February 2020...
- Related companies: Grupo México
Mexico: World’s largest lithium reserves set to be mined by company Bacanora despite concerns of negative environmental impacts
Author: Dialogo Chino
“Mexico's lithium discovery is a double-edged sword”, 14th February 2020...
Author: Ashis Sinha, The Daily Pioneer (India)
"30 state workers stuck in Oman," 21 Feb 2020...
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Author: Todd Bookman, NPR
"Human Trafficking Survivor Settles Lawsuit Against Motel Where She Was Held Captive," 20 Feb 2020...
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Africa: The potential link between natural resources exploitation, climate change and natural disasters
Author: Diana Nabiruma, The Observer (Uganda)
"Locusts, climate change and oil exploitation", 19 Feburary 2020...
Honduras: Communities of Choluteca oppose solar energy project of the Norwegian company Scatec Solar
Communities of Choluteca inform that the solar energy panels of the Norwegian company, Scatec Solar, have caused criminalisation against human rights defenders of the territory. They also report that the project has not brought any benefit to the...
India: Reports reveal women garment workers trapped in hostels, physically abused & sexually harassed
Author: Kavita Krishnan, The Print
“Phones seized, abused, hit: What women in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu’s garment factories endure”, 18 February 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Gender, Business & Human Rights