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30 June 2015
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

Bienvenue à notre bulletin trimestriel sur la responsabilité juridique des entreprises, qui met en relief un fait saillant tous les trimestres, de même que des développements importants en matière de responsabilité juridique des entreprises. La...

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30 June 2015
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Мы рады представить в новом оформлении наш Ежеквартальный бюллетень о корпоративной правовой подотчетности, направленный на ежеквартальное освещение важных вопросов и событий. Портал о Корпоративной правовой подотчетности на нашем вебсайте...

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28 May 2015

Oil Palm Uganda lawsuit (re land grabs in Uganda)

On 19 February 2015, three Ugandan farmers from Lake Victoria’s Bugula Island, Kalagala District, backed by the National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) and Friends of the Earth, brought a lawsuit on behalf of their community...

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6 May 2015

Kalangala residents decry land grabbing on islands

Author: Henry Lubulwa, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

A section of Kalangala District residents have accused the district officials of grabbing their land and allocate it to Oil Palm Uganda Limited to establish oil palm plantations...Kalangala District Natural Resources Officer...denied the allegations...

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19 February 2015

Ugandan oil palm project taken to court over land-grab claims

Author: Friends of the Earth Europe

Farmers in Uganda evicted by oil palm plantations are today presenting a lawsuit [in Uganda] against a joint venture co-owned by the oil palm giant Wilmar International. They are claiming restitution for their grabbed land and fair compensation for...

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18 February 2015

UN, banks and oil palm giants feast on the stolen land of Uganda's dispossessed

Author: Anne van Schaik & Oliver Tickell, Ecologist (UK)

A small community in Uganda is…challenging a UN-backed international oil palm venture that has expropriated small farmers and obliterated an entire forest…to establish a vast plantation…[T]hree…[farmers] are today launching their legal action on...

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1 December 2013

Wilmar affirms commitment to open, transparent & responsible practices

Author: Wilmar International

Wilmar...is aware of criticisms made by Friends of the Earth...regarding some of its operations in Africa…Prior to project commencement [in Uganda], there was extensive consultation with the affected communities, including public hearings. The project...

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