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10 April 2019

Zambian farmers can take Vedanta to court over water pollution. What are the legal implications?

Author: 10/4/19 - Gabrielle Holly, Omnia Strategy LLP

Gabrielle Holly at Omnia Strategy LLP analyses the UK Supreme Court's landmark decision.

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27 March 2019

Sri Lanka: Fairtrade & Rainforest Alliance investigate after illegal wage deductions exposed at certified tea plantations; Incl. co. comments

Author: Lisa Fuller, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"EXCLUSIVE-Tea label giants vow probe after Sri Lanka labour abuse expose", 27 March 2019...

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25 March 2019

Business and human rights: African mining pollution case could tighten law on parent company liability

Author: Meg Weddle, International Bar Association

An international mining company has appealed to the UK Supreme Court in a pollution case brought by over 1,800 Zambian villagers. The Court’s upcoming decision on whether the case against Vedanta Resources and its subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM)...

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18 March 2019

Canadian govt. releases guidance for private sector support for human rights defenders & civic freedoms

Author: Global Affairs Canada

"CSR Snapshot #7 – Private Sector Support for Human Rights Defenders: A Primer for Canadian Businesses", 04 Mar 2019...

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15 March 2019

Young people stage global climate strike in 125 countries against climate inaction as CEOs voice their support

Young people rallied on 15 March to press politicians to act on climate change - the global climate strike took place in over 2000 locations in 125 countries on all continents, including Antarctica. Their message is that "last year’s UN Intergovernmen...

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15 March 2019

B Team leaders, incl. CEOs of Kering, Unilever & Virgin, support youth climate strike

Author: The B Team (USA)

Today students all over the world are taking part in #YouthStrike4Climate demanding climate action for their futures. You all have my full support. Thank you for the bravery & passion you show. #FridaysForFuture #GlobalStrike4Climate pic.twitter...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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7 March 2019
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Author: Basta! (France)

Samir Flores, leader indigène náhuatl, a été assassiné de deux balles dans la tête le 20 février dernier dans son village natal de l’État de Morelos, au Mexique. Il était l’un des fers de lance de l’opposition à un grand projet, qui prévoit la...

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4 March 2019
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Author: Pauline Neerman, RetailDetail

« Unilever et Danone sont les marques FMCG les plus écologiques », 27 février 2019...

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10 February 2019

India: Pregnant women are risking their lives to bring people tea

Author: Swati Gupta, CNN

"Pregnant women are risking their lives to bring people tea", 6 February 2019...

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