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6 December 2016

West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports

Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

"West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports", 5 December 2016...

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14 November 2016
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Stellungnahmen der betroffenen Unternehmen finden Sie hier im Englischen.

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5 October 2016

Africa: Oil trading firms accused of selling "Dirty Diesel", causing illnesses & early deaths

In September 2016, Public Eye (a Swiss NGO formerly known as Berne Declaration) published a major report accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling in African markets blends of low-grade fuel high in pollutants that could not be sold...

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26 September 2016
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7 July 2016

US ban on imports made with slavery requires companies to heighten supplier scrutiny - corporate lawyer Brenda Jacobs

Author: Brenda Jacobs, Sidley Austin LLP, on Just-Style (UK)

"US forced labour ban requires supply chain scrutiny", 7 July 2016...

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8 June 2016

Africa: European Union MPs say G8 initiative on food security disadvantages small-scale farmers

European lawmakers have urged the EU not to support the introduction of GMOs in Africa. In a resolution criticising the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, they said it does not serve the interests of family farmers. An advocacy group...

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25 March 2016
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Du 3 au 20 mars 2016, une « Caravane pour la terre, l’eau et les semences paysannes » a sillonné l’Afrique de l’Ouest, de Ouagadougou à Dakar en passant par Bamako, pour faire entendre la voix des paysan/nes de toute la sous-région, mis à mal par des...

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10 December 2015
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23 August 2015

Columnist says Canadian policy helps mining companies "plunder Africa" with little benefit to locals

Author: Vyes Engler, in Ricochet (Canada)

"How the Harper government has helped mining companies plunder Africa"...

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29 July 2015

Intl. Energy Agency chief economist says fossil fuel companies risk wasting billions by not taking action on climate change

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)

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