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16 July 2019

ABN AMRO's conference focuses on business role in improving situation of civic freedoms & human rights defenders

ABN AMRO, a leading Dutch bank, organized a conference entitled 'Civic Freedom and Human Rights Defenders: What Is the Role of Business?'. The event was organised in collaboration with the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and International...

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16 July 2019

ABN AMRO's conference highlights importance of civic freedoms & human rights defenders & business role in protection

Author: ABN AMRO

"ABN AMRO gives human rights defenders a platform", Jul 2019...

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16 July 2019

Fast & fair renewable energy: A practical guide for investors

This briefing sets out how investors can help tackle the climate crisis while respecting human rights in a just transition. It is divided into five snapshots, which provide statistics and case studies highlighting key human rights risks and impacts f...

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16 July 2019

Guatemala: Silver mine owned by Tahoe Resources (part of Pan American Silver) is accused of attacking defenders and denying presence of indigenous communities; company responds

Employees from the Escobal mine, property of Tahoe Resources (part of Pan American Silver) are accused of attacking defender, Teresa Muñoz and of denying the existence of indigenous communities in the territory.  ...

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15 July 2019

Briefing on Business & Human Rights in Tanzania; covers extractives, agribusiness, & tourism

The Business and Human Rights Tanzania(BHRT), Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance(CHRAGG), and International Peace Information Service(IPIS) have released a briefing presents an overview of present-day business and human rights issues and...

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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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15 July 2019
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Acusan a empleados de la mina Escobal, propiedad de Tahoe Resouces (parte de Pan American Silver) de atacar a defensora, Teresa Muñoz y de negar la existencia de pueblos indígenas en el territorio.  Las alegaciones se encuentran aquí en inglés.  ...

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15 July 2019

Response by Pan American Silver

Author: Pan American Silver

...At Pan American Silver, we are committed to managing our operations in a socially responsible manner with utmost respect for human rights. We adhere to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Voluntary Principles on Security...

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15 July 2019
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Author: Pan American Silver

...En Pan American Silver estamos comprometidos en gestionar nuestras operaciones de una manera socialmente responsable y con el mayor respeto por los Derechos Humanos. Nos adherimos a los Principios Rectores de las Naciones Unidas sobre Empresas y...

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14 July 2019
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Author: Público (España)

“Las acosadas "hijas" de Berta Cáceres”, 1 de julio de 2019...

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