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9 June 2019

India: Free metro travel for women: nudge women out to work

Author: Namita Bhandare, Economic Times, India

June 7, 2019...

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6 August 2018

Malawi: CSOs in mineral-rich Karonga region call for mining framework that respects local community rights, including access to information

Author: Karonga Civil Society Network (Malawi)

"A call for justice in extractive industries"...

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8 July 2017
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Author: Ndiol Maka Seck, Le Soleil (Sénégal)

Le ministre de l’Environnement et du Développement durable, Abdoulaye Baldé, a invité tout le secteur privé à s’inspirer du modèle Sonatel en matière de Responsabilité sociétale d’entreprise (Rse) afin de contribuer au développement économique et...

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26 February 2017

In-depth interview with Andy Hall: "Companies should help prevent another witch hunt on human rights defenders and civil society"

Author: Bobbie Sta Marta and Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Feb 2017

Plum Village Zen Buddhist monastery is not where we were expecting to find Andy Hall - an international affairs advisor to the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) in Thailand and a well-known human rights defender - when we asked him for an interview. After leaving Thailand because of being harshly prosecuted because of his activism, he retreated to the Zen Buddhist monastery in Southern France where he spent 100 days of his life going inwards, being mindful, his movements limited to 3 temples in the countryside. He says it was hard to leave the country where he spent the last 11 years fighting for migrants’ workers’ rights – but harsh judicial harassment, most importantly by Natural Fruit, a company the abuses of which he was investigating, made it impossible to stay.

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7 February 2017

India: The cost of coal

Author: Aruna Chandrasekhar

A coal mine in Central India is set to become one of Asia’s largest. At the heart of this aspiration lies the largest democracy’s disregard for consent. Power grids are the umbilical cords linking urban lifestyle to indigenous displacement.

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8 December 2016

Press release by Greenpeace Philippines

Author: Greenpeace Philippines

"First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies," 8 Dec 2016...

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22 September 2016

"Human Rights is the New Business Risk", say Canadian corporate lawyers

Author: Emilie Bundock & Kevin O'Callaghan, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (Canada), on Lexology (USA)

Human Rights is the New Business Risk, 20 Sep 2016...

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6 December 2015

Paris Climate Talks: The Question Rich Nations Don’t Want To Answer

Author: Thom Mitchell, New Matilda (Australia)

…The industrialisation of now-rich countries has bequeathed saline, flooded and increasingly useless soils to Maina Talia…A climate activist…Talia told a…side event at the United Nations talks that “the loss of culture, heritage and land, to us, is...

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26 November 2015

UK: HSBC commits to appoint women to 50% of its senior management roles

Author: Claire Hutchison, Evening Standard (UK)

"HSBC's UK business sets target to appoint women to 50% of senior management roles", 25 Nov 2015...

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3 November 2015

Addressing climate impacts across value chains

Author: John Church, Executive Vice President of Supply Chain, General Mills, Inc.

As a global food company, our most effective contribution to fighting climate change is working with growers, suppliers, customers and industry partners to reduce climate impacts together.

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