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Australia: WWF partners with tech cos. to track supply chains involved in environmental harm & human rights abuses
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We acknowledge the ANCP report portrays circumstances which do not reflect well on any of the key stakeholders involved, including us. The application of our due diligence was clearly lacking and there was insufficient follow up. At the same time, the...
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Author: Nick Bonyhady, The Sydney Morning Herald
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Author: Radio New Zealand
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Glencore seeks to protect its tax secrets in Australia while agreeing to a financial settlement with Canadian regulators says report
Author: Will Fitzgibbon, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
"Glencore Fights Transparency On One Continent, Pays $22m Settlement On Another....