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14 June 2019

Victims of marine pollution in Vietnam file lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan

Author: Chinese Lingua team, Global Voice

"Vietnamese victims of 2016 marine disaster have filed a landmark lawsuit against Formosa Plastics Group in Taiwan", 11 Jun 2019...

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3 June 2019

First Quantum Minerals says it follows international best practices in its relocation programmes

Author: First Quantum Minerals

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. response to Swedwatch’s report “Copper with a cost – Human rights and environmental risks in the minerals supply chains of ICT: A case study from Zambia.”...

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3 June 2019

Botswana: Debswana Diamond says its Sustainability Resource Centre will help achieve zero harm across its operations

Author: Daniel Gleeson, International Mining (UK)

‘Debswana looks to hit zero harm goal with Sustainability Resource Centre’ 23 March 2019...

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2 June 2019

Zambia: Report alleges mining related pollution causing food insecurity & compromising livelihoods, includes FQM’s comments; KCM did not respond

In May 2019 Swedwatch released a report on unsustainable copper mining in Zambia. The report titled Copper with a cost – Human rights and environmental risks in the minerals supply chains of ICT. A case study from Zambia. The study found that...

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28 May 2019

Zambia: Swedwatch report alleges mining related pollution causing food insecurities and compromising livelihoods

Author: Swedwatch

'Copper with a cost- Human rights and environmental risks in the mineral supply chains of ICT: A case study from Zambia', May 2019...

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29 April 2019

Earthworks releases report on the environmental and human impacts of rising mineral demand for renewable energy

Author: Earthworks, UTS ISF

"REPORT: Clean Energy Must Not Rely on Dirty Mining", 17 April 2019....

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25 April 2019
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Author: Clarín (Argentina)

“En un operativo inédito, sacan del país 100 toneladas de mercurio de la mina Veladero” – 24 de abril de 2019...

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25 March 2019

Amnesty International challenges the electric vehicle industry to produce batteries free of human rights abuses

On 21 March 2019, Amnesty International launched its ethical batteries campaign, challenging leaders in the electric vehicle industry to produce the world's first completely ethical battery, free of human rights abuses within its supply chain, within ...

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11 February 2019

Report condemns lobbying by electronics industry to create loophole in intl. law allowing European countries to export toxic electronic waste

Author: Sandra Laville, The Guardian

"UK worst offender in Europe for electronic waste exports – report", 7 Feb 2019...

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8 February 2019

New report on corporate disclosure under EU Non-financial Reporting Directive finds co's fail to provide meaningful information about impacts on human rights & environment

The EU Non-financial Reporting Directive which came into effect in 2018 requires large companies and financial corporations to disclose information regarding their impacts on society and environment. Civil society has however criticised that the EU...

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