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23 August 2019

Papua New Guinea will renegotiate Papua LNG agreement with Total SA in a move to reap more benefits from its resources

Author: Sonali Paul, Reuters

"Papua New Guinea sends team to Singapore to renegotiate Total LNG deal", 15 August 2019...

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11 February 2019

Papua New Guinea: Human rights impact assessment of Liquefied Natural Gas project provides recommendations on gender, security & conflict

Author: Nora Götzmann, Danish Institute for Human Rights & Nicholas Bainton, Univ. of Queensland

"Papua LNG Human Rights Impact Assessment: Focus on Gender, Security and Conflict", January 2019 ...

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4 October 2018

Equileap publishes ranking of top 200 companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

"Gender equality global report and ranking," 4 October 2018...

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18 April 2018

Response by Oil Search

Author: Oil Search

 We note that ExxonMobil is the operator of the PNG LNG project, and we refer readers to their response on the claims made by the author (see below). The information provided here is intended as supporting information, and to describe the socio...

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28 March 2018

Papua New Guinea: Apparent lack of benefits from LNG project allegedly lead to violence within project communities; inc co. statements from ExxonMobil and Oil Search

A media report in the Conversation (linked below) has linked the Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas Project operations of ExxonMobil and Oil Search to negative human rights impacts....

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25 February 2018

Australia: Growing support amongst large institutional investors for shareholder & NGO campaigns on climate & human rights

Author: Ruth Williams, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Big investors backed shareholder campaigns on climate, human rights", 23 February 2018...

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16 October 2017

Australia: Shareholder resolutions call for listed companies to act on social and environmental issues

Author: Ruth Williams, Sydney Morning Herald

"How the new generation of activists corners boards", 14 October 2017...

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28 February 2014

[PDF] Building the foundations for a long-term development partnership: The construction phase of the PNG LNG Project [Papua New Guinea]

Author: Jane Nelson and Kara Valikai, Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

The following case study focuses on the first three years of Project construction from March 2010 to June 2013. It reviews some of the internal management systems, stakeholder engagement mechanisms and cross-sector partnerships through which the...

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17 May 2013

Australian mining companies fall short on gaining consent from the world’s Indigenous peoples: new report

Author: Oxfam Australia

The vast majority of Australian mining, oil and gas companies have no clear public commitment to gain the consent of Indigenous peoples before commencing projects on their land, according to a new report...[The] report found only one Australian company...

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13 February 2010

[video] Energy firm aids PNG community

Author: Al Jazeera

Papua New Guinea is an impoverished country rich in natural resources. Last year, it signed a deal with Exxon Mobil for a $15bn liquefied natural gas project. Other resources projects in PNG have been criticised for not helping local communities. But...

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