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24 July 2019

200 CEOs call on new EU leaders to work with business to drive climate action & pursuit of SDGs

Author: Sustainable Brands

"200 CEOs Call on New EU Leaders for Sustainable Europe by 2030", 23 July 2019...

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23 July 2019
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Author: biobiochile.cl

“Oxy Chile, proveedora de importante químico a sanitarias de agua potable, cumple 2 semanas en huelga” – 22 de julio de 2019...

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23 July 2019
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Author: Huffington Post et AFP

« Monsanto va en cassation après avoir perdu plusieurs procès contre Paul François », 21 juillet 2019...

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22 July 2019

Samsung accused of 'unsustainable labour practices' in its supply chain; Incl. co. statement

In 2019, investigative news reporters at Korean media outlet, Hankyoreh, released a series called “Global Samsung: A report on unsustainable labor practices", based on its investigations into mobile phone factories supplying to Samsung in India,...

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15 July 2019

China: Report shows a notable surge in coal mine accidents in National Work Safety Month

Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)

“Coal mine accidents on the rise during China’s Work Safety Month”, 11 July 2019...

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11 July 2019

Turkey: Concerns raised over health impacts of chemical use in denim bleaching

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

"Potassium Permanganate Spray Report", 10 July 2019...

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6 July 2019

Laos: Banana plantations continue to operate despite govt. ban & public outcry due to excessive use of chemicals

Author: Radio Free Asia

"RFA Reveals New Chinese Banana Plantation Near Lao Capital That Defies Ban", 3 July 2019...

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4 July 2019

USA: Vermont files lawsuit against DuPont, 3M & other chemical companies over water contamination

Author: Lisa Rathke, Associated Press, Green Wich Time (USA)

"Vermont sues DuPont, 3M, others over chemical pollutants", 27 Jun 2019...

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28 June 2019

NGOs file criminal charges over chemical exports to Syria by German companies that could be used to make sarin gas

Author: Rebecca Staudenmaier, Deutsche Welle (Allemagne)

"German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report", 25 Jun 2019...

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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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