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5 September 2019

Kenya: 'Loopholes' helped World Bank evade responsibility for proposed Lamu coal plant, says Accountability Counsel

Author: Accountability Counsel

"IFC Escapes Responsibility for Lamu Coal Plant Contributions"...

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5 September 2019

Kenya: How Lamu port construction has negatively impacted local fishermen's livelihood

Author: Janet Njunge, in The Maritime Executive (USA)

"Lamu Port Project Impacts Kenyan Fishermen's Livelihoods"...

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5 September 2019

Report of the Thun Group of Banks' Annual Meeting 2019

Author: Thun Group of Banks

More than 50 participants attended the two day annual meeting in Thun. Representatives from banks, governments, academia, civil society, international governmental organizations, law firms, and other business organizations came together to discuss...

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5 September 2019

Shareholders commend Walmart for stepping out to promote gun safety

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility are highlighting gun safety measures announced by Walmart... as an example of how companies can show leadership in responding to gun violence when legislators fail to act... CEO Doug McMillon...

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5 September 2019

Tanzania: Study concludes mining companies should go beyond voluntary efforts & ensure they 'do no harm' to local communities

IPIS has published a report, presenting a bird’s-eye view on communities’ relations with industrial miners in northwest Tanzania. The study concludes that mining companies have taken the first steps towards gaining social licenses to operate. However,...

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5 September 2019

Vattenfall launches human rights policy covering all operations

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4 September 2019

Better Buying releases 2019 index report, based on supplier evaluations of textile companies' purchasing practices

Author: Better Buying

"Better Buying Index Report, 2019", 3 September 2019...

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4 September 2019

Cambodia: Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court summons an NGO staffer and 22 villagers for questioning over a land dispute with a prominent tycoon

Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Villagers summoned over land dispute in Preah Sihanouk", 4 September 2019...

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4 September 2019

Cambodia: The govt. approves draft law on construction management aiming to improve standards in the construction sector

Author: Dara Voun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Council of Ministers passes construction management draft law", 1 September 2019...

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4 September 2019

Cambodia: The Ministry of Labour extends a deadline for employers and unions to propose minimum wage in the garment sector for 2020

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ministry extends deadline to propose minimum wage", 4 September 2019...

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