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Company response
3 March 2019

DNB’s response to the Fair Action report “Broke in Bangladesh”

Author: Laura Natumi McTavish, Responsible Investment Analyst, DNB, Norwary

We have had extensive dialogue with Framtiden i Våre Hender to explain our position and how it would be presented in the report.  Unfortunately, we believe that the report’s conclusion does not accurately reflect DNB’s position and work with H&M. ...

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Article
3 March 2019

Laos: 'Commissions' required of companies bidding for building homes for victims of dam collapse

Author: Ounkeo Souksavanh & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"'Commissions' Required of Companies Bidding For Building Work in Flood-hit Lao Province", 27 February 2019...

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Article
19 February 2019

Bangladesh: Accord submits 281-day plan with conditions for departure

Author: NewAge BD, Bangladesh

"Accord submits 281-day plan with conditions for departure", 12 February 2019...

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Article
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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Company response
4 February 2019

Response by BHP Billiton

Author: BHP Billiton

…As indicated in the article there were unfortunately two concentrate spills, one in July 2012 caused by a failure inside a valve station and one in April 2017 caused by third party drilling to complete public road works. As you can see from Antamina´s...

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Article
4 February 2019

Bangladesh: H&M & Next comment on dismissals following garment worker protests

Author: Marc Bain, Quartz

"5,000 workers protesting low wages in Bangladeshi garment factories have been fired", 1 February 2019...

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Article
30 January 2019

Brazil: Vale announces decommissioning of all its upstream tailings dams

Author: RTT News/Nasdaq (US)

"Vale Announces Decommissioning Of All Its Upstream Tailings Dams", 29 January 2019...

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Blog post
8 January 2019

Interview with Guatemalan Maya Ch'orti Indigenous authority: 'We need to be consulted directly, not through a mayor or community development council'

Author: Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In the second part of 2018, UN human rights experts have raised alarm over the increase in killings, attacks and other acts of intimidation against human rights defenders in Guatemala. We sat down with a human rights defender from Guatemala, Domingo Vázquez Ramírez, a Maya Ch'orti indigenous authority, who talked to us about the difficulties indigenous defenders encounter when faced with entry of development projects, including renewable energy companies.

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Article
7 January 2019

Locals in oil-rich area accuse SBC Uganda of locking them out of opportunities in oil-related airport construction; company comments

Author: Edward Ssekika, Oil in Uganda

"Hoima residents demand for ‘oil jobs'"...

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Article
7 January 2019

Rwanda: Coffee and tea market open to Chinese companies and investors for local farmers' benefit

Author: Michel Nkurunziza, Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

"Rwanda: Chinese Envoy Pledges Market for Rwanda's Coffee,Tea", 3 January 2019...

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