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19 August 2015

Costco Taken to Court for Knowingly Selling Slave Labor Shrimp to Unsuspecting Californians

Author: Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court this morning, the product of slave labor has found its way onto the dinner plates of California consumers who buy frozen farmed prawns and frozen meals from Costco and from Costco’s supplier CP...

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18 August 2015

Class action complaint

Author: Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

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9 February 2015

Philippines’ Marinduque Province appeal of its lawsuit against Barrick Gold for 1996 Placer Dome mining disaster heard in USA court

Author: Ken Ritter, Associated Press

"Nevada court hears Barrick Gold-Philippines province appeal", 3 February 2015...

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15 December 2014

Canadian government introduces enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for resource companies

Author: McCarthy Tétrault law firm (Canada)

On November 14, 2014, the Minister of International Trade announced Canada’s enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy, “Doing Business the Canadian Way: A Strategy to Advance CSR in Canada’s Extractive Sector Abroad”. Like its...

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30 September 2014

Canadian Bar Association feels backlash over Chevron intervention

Author: Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail (Canada)

Lawyers from across Canada are raising concerns – and in some cases resigning their memberships – over the Canadian Bar Association’s intervention on behalf of Chevron Corp. in a high-profile case involving Ecuadorean aboriginal people. Despite...

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28 February 2014

CNN International launches 'Cocoa-nomics' [Côte d'Ivoire]

Author: Bizcommunity.com (So. Africa)

…[A] new CNN [part of Time Warner] Freedom Project documentary, 'Cocoa-nomics', from the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast presented by Richard Quest…highlights the fight against child labour…Following the supply chain from bean to bar, he examines...

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10 July 2013

Bangladesh Collapse: The Garment Workers Who Survived

Author: Julie McCarthy, NPR

It's been 2 1/2 months since the Rana Plaza collapsed on garment workers in Bangladesh, exposing abysmal safety conditions in the country's factories. On a recent trip to Bangladesh, I sought out the survivors of what was the in the history of the...

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12 June 2013

European Parliament Passes Extractive Disclosure Rules

Author: Samuel Rubenfeld, Wall Street Journal blog

The European Parliament approved a law...mandating oil, gas, mining and logging companies to disclose the payments they make to foreign governments for access to natural resources...It will cover payments such as taxes, royalties, permits, bonuses and...

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12 June 2013
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Author: Parlement européen

Les grandes entreprises d'extraction de pétrole, de gaz et de minerais et celles qui exploitent des forêts primaires seront contraintes de divulguer l'ensemble des informations relatives aux sommes versées aux gouvernements nationaux pour chaque projet...

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25 April 2013

Veolia & Alstom lawsuit (re Jerusalem rail project)

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