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15 May 2018
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Le 15 mai 2018, les ONG Sherpa et ECCHR ont fait savoir qu'elles avaient remis une note juridique au juge d'instruction, considérant que la mise en examen de la personne morale de l'entreprise Lafarge pour complicité de crimes contre l'humanité est in...

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15 May 2018
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Author: Sherpa

SHERPA et le « European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights » (ECCHR), à l'origine de la plainte avec 11 anciens salariés contre le producteur de ciment LAFARGE, considèrent, dans une note remise aux magistrats instructeurs, que la mise en...

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15 May 2018

Uganda: NGOs accuse LafargeHolcim of neglecting former child labourers in its supply chain; includes company's comments

Bread for all & the Catholic Lenten Fund have accused LafargeHolcim of failing to resolve alleged child labour issues in its subsidiaries in Uganda. The company and its subsidiary, Hima Cement, have denied resorting to the use of child labour in...

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4 May 2018

Kenya: Mining projects delayed partly due to unresolved compensation issues with local communities

Author: Kitavi Mutua, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Mining dream remains elusive as projects delay"...

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23 April 2018
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Un resumen presentado en infografía por la ONGH “Forjando Futuros”, recaba información de las sentencias sobre 25 empresas y personas que han sido citadas por los Magistrados de Tribunales de Restitución de Tierras, algunas de ellas obligadas a...

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Company non-response
16 April 2018

HeidelbergCement did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HeidelbergCement to respond to concerns about its operations in Western Sahara, it did not respond.

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16 April 2018

NGO: HeidelberCement's operations in Western Sahara may be linked to IHL violations

In March 2018, Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) addressed a letter to HeidelbergCement CEO, Bernd Scheifele, expressing concerns regarding the company's operations in Western Sahara. WSRW claims that El Aaiún cement factory, owned by...

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3 April 2018

New publication in Polish and English: "Introducing Business and Human Rights to the general public in Poland"

In February 2018, the Polish newspapers Rzeczpospolita[1] and Parkiet[2] published a 32-page supplement on Business and Human Rights (BHR) under the title:  "Business and Human Rights. Responsibility, benefits, ethics". The publication is also...

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27 February 2018

European manufacturing sector needs transformation to reduce emissions & fight climate change, says NGO

Author: Femke de Jong & Kaisa Amaral on Carbon Market Watch

"European heavy industry can no longer dodge climate action", 22 February 2018...

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6 February 2018

B Team report highlights positive company actions to reach net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 & ensure a just transition

Author: The B Team

... The B Team companies working towards net-zero [emissions] are from a diverse set of industries... yet common challenges can be identified... [For example,] cleaning up an entire companies energy supply continues to be an immense challenge,...

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