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8 March 2019

Thirteen Guinean Villages Lodge Complaint Against World Bank for Financing Destructive Bauxite Mine

Author: Inclusive Development International (IDI) (USA), Centre du Commerce International pour le Développement (CECIDE) (Guinea) and Association pour le développement rural et l’entraide mutuelle en Guinée (ADREMGUI) (Guinea)

Residents of 13 villages in western Guinea have filed a formal complaint against the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private-sector arm, for funding the expansion of a harmful bauxite mine. The 540 complainants allege that the...

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8 March 2019

Thirteen Guinean villages lodge complaint against World Bank for financing destructive bauxite mine

Author: Inclusive Development International

Residents of 13 villages in western Guinea have filed a formal complaint against the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private-sector arm, for funding the expansion of a harmful bauxite mine. The 540 complainants allege that the...

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29 June 2017

Top global banks lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] Full report: Undue diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

Author: Global Witness

[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...

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10 December 2008

CEO Statement - List of companies

Author: UN Global Compact

The chief executives of the following 245 companies have expressed interest in signing the statement: 4C Strategies, A. Raymond, A.Z. Industries, AB Volvo Group, ABIMIP, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), Adecco Japan, Adetel Group, Adriatica,...

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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26 May 2005
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Author: Ministère de l'Ecologie et du Développement Durable, France

Cet événement répond à plusieurs objectifs: apporter des clés de compréhension..., évaluer les besoins et les attentes..., débattre des projets, des expériences et des synergies possibles... [fait référence à Accor, Airbus, Auchan, ArjoWiggins,...

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1 February 2005

[PDF] Financing Dams in India: Risks and Challenges

Author: International Rivers Network, Delhi Forum, Banktrack, Urgewald, South Asian Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP)

Financial institutions seeking to support NHPC [India's National Hydroelectric Power Corporation] will find themselves in an uncomfortable spotlight. NHPC has repeatedly violated national and international standards and regulations for dam building....

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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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