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12 June 2019

Brazil: Following pressure, Vale withdraws from the UN Global Compact, because of Rio Doce and Brumadinho dam disasters, says civil society

On 28 May 2019, the mining company Vale withdrew from the UN Global Compact (largest network for corporate social responsibility in the world) after pressure from civil society from across the world. In February 2019, an international group of organis...

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3 June 2019

Russia: 3 killed, 1 injured in explosion at chemical plant; police launch criminal investigation

Author: The Moscow Times

"Three Killed in Russian Chemical Plant Blast", 06 May 2019...

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27 May 2019

Kenya: Experts warn over continued use of weed killers linked to cancer

Author: Barnabas Bii, EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Experts warn over continued use of weed killers linked to cancer"...

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21 May 2019

USA: Bayer to appeal against $2 billion jury award & other lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer

Author: Tina Bellon, Reuters (USA)

"Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles" 16 May 2019...

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18 May 2019

Laos: Govt. to enforce ban on new banana plantations due to overuse of chemicals reported to cause deaths & illnesses

Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia

"Lao Government Vows to Enforce Ban on Concessions for New Banana Plantations", 14 May 2019...

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17 May 2019
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Ein Jahr nach der Übernahme des Monsanto-Konzerns durch Bayer ziehen INKOTA-Netzwerk und Misereor in der Broschüre "Advancing together?" eine kritische Bilanz. Die NGOs werfen Bayer vor, kritisierte Geschäftspraktiken des US-Konzerns unter dem Label...

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15 May 2019
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Author: AFP

« Monsanto est condamné une troisième fois aux Etats-Unis », 14 mai 2019...

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14 May 2019
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Die Bayer-Tochter Monsanto wurde auch im dritten US-Prozess innerhalb weniger Monate wegen mutmaßlich verschleierter Krebsrisiken des Unkrautvernichters Roundup mit dem Wirkstoff Glyphosat für schuldig befunden und zu einer Rekordstrafe von mehr als...

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13 May 2019
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Author: Arnaud Dumas, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Assemblées générales : les actionnaires se rebellent », 9 mai 2019 ...

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10 May 2019

Indonesia: Govt. will eradicate use of toxic mercury in small-scale gold mining & health care sectors

Author: Fransiska Nangoy, Wilda Asmarini & Bernadette Christina Munthe, Reuters

"Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry", 7 May 2019...

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