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13 May 2019
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Author: Gestión (Perú)

“Gigante de aceite de palma quiere crecer en Latinoamérica”, 14 de mayo de 2019...

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8 May 2019

Human Rights Watch director says baseless lawsuits by cos. are a growing global trend to stop environmental activists

Author: Marcos Orellana, Environment and human rights director, Human Rights Watch

"Green activists are fighting the great fight—but are being dragged down by petty lawsuits | opinion", 07 May 2019...

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7 May 2019
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Author: Debate (México)

“Pueblos indígenas luchan por evitar extracción de recursos”, 4 de mayo de 2019...

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3 May 2019

Guatemala: Indigenous land defender, accused of inciting community members to set fire to palm oil crop, is acquitted of all charges

Author: Rabble (Canada)

“Indigenous land defender freed by court after two years in prison”, 28th April 2019...

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2 May 2019

Liberia: Lawyer forced into exile after fighting palm oil industry receives Goldman Environmental Prize

Author: Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz Africa

"How challenging the powerful global palm oil industry forced a Liberian lawyer into exile", 29 April 2019....

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1 May 2019

Activists awarded Goldman Environmental prize for their work challenging irresponsible business practices

Author: The Goldman Environmental Foundation

"Introducing the 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners", 29 Apr 2019...

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4 April 2019
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Author: Mongabay

“Concesiones de agua afectan ríos de la Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta y están en manos de pocos empresarios” – 02 de abril de 2018...

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3 April 2019

Sierra Leone: Report alleges Socfin's operations exposing local communities to human rights violations including loss of livelihood & pollution; company denies allegations

A report by FIAN Belgium titled "Land Grabbing for Palm Oil in Sierra Leone : Analysis of the Socfin Case from a Human Rights Perspective" alleges that since the arrival of Socfin in 2011 as part of a large-scale investment in palm oil in the Southern...

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Company non-response
17 March 2019

Halcyon Agri Corp did not respond

We invited Halcyon Agri Corp to respond to Norway's Government Pension Fund Global recent divestment of its investment from the company. Halcyon Agri Corp did not respond.

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17 March 2019

Norway's government pension fund announces risk-based divestments; companies invited to respond

Norway's Government Pension Fund Global recently divested its investment from some companies on the basis that they "impose substantial costs on other companies and society as a whole and so are not long-term sustainable."...

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