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Article
22 August 2017

Protests over geothermal development heat up in Central Java

Author: L. Darmawan, MongaBay

The people of Karangtengah Village in Central Java learned in January one of their key sources of freshwater had been contaminated by debris from the development of a planned $1 billion geothermal energy plant at a nearby volcano. Indonesia, which is...

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Article
7 August 2017

Positive steps to eradicate child labour in Turkish garment sector

Author: Nicole Pope, Fair Wear Foundation

"How the Syrian conflict is impacting the Turkish garment sector"...

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Article
25 July 2017

Facebook's CEO criticised for promoting equality in US while co's cafeteria workers struggle to make ends meet

Author: Julia Carrie Wong, Guardian (UK)

"Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door", 24 Jul 2017...

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Article
14 July 2017

Colombia: Analyst explains conflicts involving indigenous leaders, agribusiness and extractive industries in Cauca

Author: Robin Llewellyn for InterContinental Cry

“Clouds of uncertainty: A web of impunity, corruption and extractivism confronts indigenous leaders in Colombia’s southwest”...

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Blog post
6 July 2017

People before profits? The myth that job creation delivers sustainable supply chains

Author: Ben Rutledge, Senior Advisor – UNGP’s on Business & Human Rights, Ethical Trading Initiative

Why G20 priorities need to go beyond job creation and get serious about developing sustainable global supply chains and generating inclusive economic growth that puts people, not profits, first.

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Article
6 July 2017

Kenya: Dispute on percentage of oil revenue allocation to locals delaying oil production

Author: Vincent Achuka & Macharia Kamau, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“How Kenya could be digging itself into the 'oil curse'”...

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Article
26 June 2017

Salespeople for AREA, IPS and Semptian filmed saying they would sell spyware to agents who they knew might sell it onward to repressive govts. in Syria, Iran & South Sudan

Author: Al Jazeera Investigative Unit

Exclusive: Spyware firms in breach of global sanctions, 10 April 2017  ...

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Article
17 May 2017

Bulgaria: Air pollution by abandoned lignite mine, previously operated by Recoal AD, leads to respiratory damage for locals, show NGO monitoring results

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

"The dirty secret in Sofia's backyard - the coal dust that only comes at night", 10 May 2017...

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Article
8 May 2017

Myanmar: Report reviews labour dispute resolution mechanism; recommends ways to strengthen the system

Author: Chris Fletcher & Laura Ediger, Business for Social Responsibility

"How Myanmar is Building a Labor Dispute Resolution System", 07 May 2017...

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Event
26 April 2017

Best Practices in Ethical Recruitment of Migrant Workers

Author: Ben Rutledge, Senior Advisor – UNGP’s on Business & Human Rights, Ethical Trading Initiative

11:00-12:00 New York time | 2 May 2017 | online

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