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Article
4 July 2019

Uncalculated Risks: Business role in projects related to attacks on defenders

Author: Defenders in Development Campaign

The new Uncalculated Risks report emphasises that Development Finance Institutions - DFIs - have an obligation to respect human rights and to ensure that their investments are not putting defenders at risk. It makes the point that DFIs should utilize...

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Blog post
19 June 2019

Many segments of the business and human rights field have been co-opted & captured by corporate actors

Author: Benjamin Hoffman, Human Rights Clinic of Columbia Law School

Antonella Angelini speaks with Benjamin Hoffman, a lawyer specialising in international human rights law and corporate accountability. He was Amazon Staff Attorney with EarthRights International from 2011 to 2013. He is now the Acting Director of Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Clinic.

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Article
14 June 2019

Brands respond to report on their lack of commitment to ensuring living wage for workers

Author: Hannah Abdulla

"Global brands respond to living wage criticism", 13 June 2019...

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Article
28 May 2019

Uganda: Locals to be displaced by oil pipeline oppose land valuation process; includes Total's comments

"Residents protest oil pipeline valuation process"...

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Report
20 May 2019

New report on eliminating modern slavery in UK public procurement

Author: Sancroft Team

'The Sancroft-Tussell Report: Eliminating Modern Slavery in Public Procurement' 20 May 2019...

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Article
22 April 2019

Zimbabwe: How litigation could spur economic development for mining affected communities

Author: Josephine Chiname and Bridget Mafusire, Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association

‘How can litigation contribute to Sustainable Economic Development for Diamond Mining Communities in Zimbabwe?"...

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11 April 2019

Peru: Indigenous man files lawsuit against largest Germany energy company, RWE

Author: New York Times

“Climate Change Could Destroy His Home in Peru. So He Sued an Energy Company in Germany.”, 9th April 2019...

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11 April 2019

Trinidad and Tobago: Concerns raised about expansion of Chinese investment in the country

Author: The Global Americas (USA)

“China’s engagement with Trinidad and Tobago”, 26th March 2019...

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Article
31 March 2019

Indonesia: Domestic workers most at risk, need urgent protection

Author: Jack Britton, Jakarta Globe

 "Indonesia's Domestic Workers Need Urgent Protection", 21 November 2018...

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Blog post
5 March 2019

Addressing inequalities of power: Landmark class action seeks justice for 15,500 Indonesian seaweed farmers affected by 2009 Montara oil spill

Author: Ben Slade, Legal Counsel at Maurice Blackburn (Australia)

Jelena Rudd speaks with Ben Slade, of Maurice Blackburn, legal counsel in Sanda v PTTEP Australia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd, a class action brought on behalf of 15,500 Indonesian seaweed farmers.

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