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

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5 September 2018

Renewable Energy Risking Rights & Returns: An analysis of solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors

This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes ...

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14 August 2018

Commentary: States should employ international investment agreements to protect the rights of affected individuals and communities

Author: Surya Deva, Investment Policy Hub

"Managing States' "Fatal Attraction" to International Investment Agreements", 13 August 2018...

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19 July 2018

Columnist on why community consultation is essential for development projects; cites failed Buchanan Renewables' project in Liberia

Author: Rachel Cernansky, New York Times

"It Takes Consultation to Help a Village"...

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11 July 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

Plusieurs associations environnementales ont déposé, ce jeudi 5 juillet, un recours devant le tribunal administratif de Marseille contre l'autorisation préfectorale de la bioraffinerie de Total à la Mède, dans les Bouches-du-Rhône. En mai dernier, le...

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5 July 2018

Kenya: Case studies explore good practices with community engagement in energy projects

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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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