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13 December 2018
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27 November 2018

Intl. Council on Mining & Metals announces new membership requirements, committing members to implement UNGPs

Author: International Council on Mining & Metals

"ICMM is first industry body to commit to UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as a condition of membership", 26 Nov 2018...

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26 November 2018

Justiça nos Trilhos named first-ever recipient of Human Rights & Business Award

The Human Rights and Business Award is an annual award, accompanied by a US $50,000 grant, which recognises "outstanding work by human rights defenders in the Global South or former Soviet Union addressing the human rights impacts of business in those...

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26 October 2018
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Author: Alianza Colombia Libre de Fracking, Censat Agua Viva – Amigos de la Tierra Colombia, AIDA y 50 organizaciones y personas

“Comunicado a la opinión pública: Solidaridad con el Dr. Yesid Blanco” – 26 de octubre de 2018...

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25 October 2018

China: Thousands protest industrial waste processing plant plan in Shunde, company says it has only started preliminary stage of public consultation

Author: Paul Eckert, Radio Free Asia

"Thousands Protest Industrial Waste Processing Plant Plan in China's Guangdong", 24 Oct 2018...

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17 September 2018

US court orders Canadian mining co. Teck Metals to pay $8 mln. impact assessment costs to tribes in water contamination lawsuit

Author: Karina Brown, Courthouse News (USA)

"Tribes to Recover $8M in Costs to Nail Mining Company", 14 Sep 2018...

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30 August 2018

Metal Refinery (EPZ) lawsuit (re lead pollution in Kenya)

In 2016, the Centre for Justice Governance and Environmental Action (CJGEA) instituted a class action lawsuit on behalf of the Owino Uhuru community in a Kenyan Environment and Land Court in relation to lead contamination and poisoning....

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8 August 2018
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Das Öko-Institut berichtet in einer aktuellen Studie über die Risiken für Menschenrechte und Umwelt, die mit der Globalisierung der Wertschöpfungsketten deutscher Unternehmen einhergehen. Die Analyse beruht auf den drei Fallstudien 'Bergbau', ...

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6 August 2018
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Author: Grüne Liga

"Elektronikschrott vermeiden statt Gifte exportieren - Zum Kinostart von „Welcome to Sodom – Dein Smartphone ist schon hier", 25. Juli 2018...

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28 July 2018

Big banks respond to NGO call to end mine waste dumping at sea and into rivers

An campaign by Earthworks aimed at ending mine waste dumping in riverine and marine bodies of water is attracting the support of banking institutions. ...

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