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26 October 2010
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic [France]

A Weda Bay, sur l'île indonésienne d'Halmahera, un projet de mine sur l'un des plus importants gisements mondiaux de nickel, suscite l'ire de plusieurs ONG. L'exploitation du minerai, qui sera en grande partie conduite par Eramet, provoquerait d...

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22 October 2010

The Equator Principles Association Launches Strategic Review

Author: Equator Principles Association

The Equator Principles Association (the Association) is pleased to announce today the launch of a Strategic Review process intended to produce a multi-year strategic vision to ensure the Equator Principles (EPs) continue to be viewed as the “gold...

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1 October 2010

[PDF] Global Business Initiative on Human Rights Rountable

Author: Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), El Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas, Institute for Human Rights and Business

On 24 May 2010 an event was organised by the Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), El Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas and the Institute for...

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21 September 2010
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Author: Adital [Brasil]

Más de 100 organizaciones de la sociedad civil brasilera e internacional, enviaron una notificación extrajudicial al Banco do Brasil este lunes (20), exigiendo que el banco no financie la usina hidroeléctrica de Belo Monte [un proyecto de Consórcio...

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7 September 2010

World Bank says foreign investment in developing world farmland can help reduce poverty, but warns of risks to land rights, food security

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7 September 2010

[PDF] Rising global interest in farmland: Can it yield sustainable and equitable benefits?

Author: World Bank

Some see [the wave of interest in acquisitions in developing countries] as an opportunity to reverse long-standing underinvestment in agriculture that could allow land abundant countries to gain access to better technology and more jobs for poor...

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1 July 2010

China: Asian Water Project op-ed highlights importance of disclosure following Zijin Mining toxic spill

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1 July 2010

New Governance Rules introduced for the Equator Principles

Author: EPFI Secretariat

The Equator Principles (EPs), the leading voluntary standard for managing social and environmental risk in project financing, will formally adopt new Governance Rules from 1 July 2010, the result of several years’ intensive work by the Equator...

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1 July 2010

Zijin: emblematic of China’s mining industry?

Author: Chris Nolan, BSR [USA]

…Though details of the disaster are still becoming known, one problem, in addition to apparent shortcomings in core environmental management systems, was a systematic failure with the tailings damn at Zijin’s Shanghang site…The tailings damn failure...

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1 July 2010

[DOC] Sustainable Banking: Organizations with Sustainable Banking Programmes and Resources

Author: Michael J. Kane

International Organizations...Global Banking Networks...Global Reporting Networks...Global Banking Networks on Climate Due Diligence...Global NGO Network for Banking Research and Advocacy...Regional Banking Organizations...National Government Banking...

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