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23 October 2018

International Finance Corporation launches draft impact investment operating principles for consultation

Investors are increasingly incorporating impact investments – investments with the intent to contribute to measurable positive social, economic, or environment impact – into their portfolios. Despite this increased interest, to date there has been no...

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8 September 2018

Report examines attacks on human rights defenders & makes recommendations to mining cos.

Author: Forum Syd

"Defending their rights, risking their lives", 14 Jun 2018...

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3 September 2018
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Author: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)

 “Crea UNAM Atlas de megaproyectos en zonas indígenas y negras de América Latina”, 2 de septiembre de 2018...

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6 August 2018
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Tras operar 7 años en la comunidad de Purulha, la empresa Hidroeléctrica Sajcá S.A ha entrado en conflicto con la comunidad supuestamente por problemas de tenencia de la tierra y de acceso al agua. Empresarios solicitan la intervención de las...

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19 June 2018
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Author: La Jornada (México)

“Concesionarán agua de 300 cuencas hasta por 50 años a empresas privadas”, 15 de junio de 2018...

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19 June 2018

Western Sahara: NGO raises human rights concerns regarding Nutrien's phosphate supply chain, Nutrien responds by confirming its plans to reduce imports from the region

In May 2018, Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) raised human rights concerns against Nutrien, which has been exploiting the occupied Western Sahara's phosphate resources. Nutrien, which is a merger of two major Canadian companies Agrium and...

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Company response
15 June 2018

Nutrien responds to human rights concerns relating to its phosphate imports from Western Sahara

Author: Richard D. Downey, Nutrien

Nutrien is a new company as of January this year and the recent merger has created opportunities, particularly for the phosphate business.  One of these opportunities is, we will see a significant reduction in our need for offshore imports of phosphate...

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3 June 2018

Commentary: Proposed Global Compacts on Refugees & Migration can help int'l community plan for climate-induced displacement

Author: Kumi Naidoo, Eco-business

"The Coming Way of Climate Displacement", 28 May 2018...

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1 June 2018

New guide explains human rights responsibilities of companies in energy & natural resource sector & how failure to respect can increase legal risk

Author: Hogan Lovells’ International Business and Human Rights Group

"Respecting Human Rights in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector," June 2018 ...

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12 February 2018

Mapping recent developments in transparency of extractive industries

Author: Zorka Milin

"Mapping Recent Developments in Transparency of Extractive Industries," 2 May 2016...

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