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19 May 2020

Norway's 1 trillion wealth fund excludes 12 companies over human rights & environmental concerns

On 13 May 2020, Norges Bank, which manages Norway's USD 1 trillion fund, announced its decision to exclude 12 companies from the Government Pension Fund Global due to environmental and human rights concerns. It placed a further four under observation....

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21 April 2020
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Author: Entre Ríos (Argentina)

“Trabajadores de una empresa de gas denunciaron que los obligan a romper la cuarentena y temen por su salud” – 19 de abril de 2020...

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17 April 2020

EPA weakens controls on the release of mercury & other toxic metals from oil & coal-fired power plants

Author: Lisa Friedman & Coral Davenport, The New York Times

The Trump administration... weakened regulations on the release of mercury and other toxic metals from oil and coal-fired power plants, another step toward rolling back health protections in the middle of a pandemic... By reducing the positive health...

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7 April 2020
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Author: CEPAL

“América Latina y el Caribe ante la pandemia del COVID-19: efectos económicos y sociales” – abril de 2020...

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5 February 2020

Front Line Defenders' global analysis finds 40% of defenders killed in 2019 were working on land, environmental & indigenous rights

Front Line Defenders’s (FLD) 2019 Global Analysis highlights the main trends facing human rights defenders at a global level, drawing on FLD's data coming from their protection grants programme. The report found that there were 304 killings of HRDs,...

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10 December 2019

Brazil: Two more indigenous leaders killed amidst increasing violence, following Bolsonaro's encouragement of commercial exploitation of their lands

Author: Agencies, The Guardian

"Amazon indigenous leaders killed in Brazil drive-by shooting", 08 Dec 2019...

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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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30 September 2019

Equileap publishes 2019 ranking of companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

Equileap researched 3,519 companies in 23 developed economies, representing 98 million employees, and ranked them based on 19 gender equality criteria... There has been an increase in the average score of the 100 best performing companies over the past...

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16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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11 March 2019
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Author: W Radio

“Contaminación del río Yumbo tiene en alerta a la población”...

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