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Ethanol-plant in West Burlington, Iowa-credit-Agricultural Research Service

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11 June 2018

Commentary: Renewable energy industry can benefit from lessons learned in extractives sector to avoid human rights abuses

Author: Erica Westenberg & Katarina Kuai, Natural Resource Governance Institute

"Governance Lessons for a Just Energy Transition: New Energy Plugs into Old Problems," 5 June 2018...

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4 June 2018
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El demandante, DeWayne Johnson alega que Monsanto ocultó pruebas en una demanda presentada contra esta empresa y de pruebas científicas sobre su relación con el cáncer que le aqueja.  De prosperar, el caso serviría a cientos de afectados en Argentina y...

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13 February 2018
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Basados en el trabajo pastoral de instituciones católicas y de organizaciones no gubernamentales que acompañan diversos procesos comunitarios en los departamentos que configuran la Orinoquía Colombiana (Arauca, Casanare, Guaviare, Meta, Vaupés y...

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13 February 2018

Colombia: NGO report examines land grabbing due to industrial projects in Orinoquia region

This report examines the grabbing of land and territories by political, economic and armed groups in the Colombian Orinoquia region and how agro-industrial, energy, mining, forestry and infrastructure projects have negatively affected local...

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Company response
12 February 2018

Response by Cargill

Author: Cargill

Cargill has policies on Labor and Human Rights and Land Rights and requires its suppliers to adhere to the Cargill Supplier Code of Conduct…The report, “Dispossession and Displacement: Strategies for Orinoquia's Development,” relates to an...

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5 February 2018
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Author: Riopaila-Castilla

…Partiendo del objetivo que inspira el trabajo que realiza el CIEDH...consideramos relevante en el marco de esta respuesta el equilibrio dentro del ejercicio del derecho a la libre opinión de aportar a la objetividad e imparcialidad de la percepción...

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1 December 2017

NGO report highlights disproportionate impact of land intensive industries on women's rights

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27 November 2017

Commentary: Access to remedy should also address impacts of non-violative corporate acts

Author: David Birchall, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Access to Remedy and Corporate Human Rights Impacts", 27 Nov 2017...

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8 November 2017

New report outlines how business can help achieve SDG 16 and build just, peaceful & strong institutions

Author: Sustainable Development Goals Fund

New Report Outlines How Business Can Help Achieve SDG 16, and Build Just, Peaceful and Strong Institutions - November 3, 2017 ...

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8 November 2017

Sierra Leone: Report finds investors failed to conduct human rights due diligence prior to exiting development project; incl. company comments

Swedwatch's report entitled 'No Business, no rights: Human rights impacts when land investments fail to include responsible exit strategies. The case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone', alleges that Swedish DFI Swedfund, and the Dutch equivalent FMO...

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