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22 April 2015

New report by Global Witness finds at least 116 environmental activists killed in 2014

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17 March 2015

Democratic Republic of Congo considers opening up Virunga national park to oil exploration - comments by Soco provided

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17 March 2015
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10 March 2015

Businesses increasingly held accountable through Natl. Contact Points, says chair of OECD working party on responsible business

Author: Rolf Nieuwenkamp, chair of the OECD working party on responsible business conduct, on Guardian (UK)

"From land grabs to anti union behaviour, businesses are increasingly being held accountable", 24 Feb 2015...

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27 January 2015

Council on Ethics annual report recommends 6 companies for exclusion

Author: Council on Ethics, Norwegian Government Pension Fund

"Annual Report 2014: Council on Ethics for the Government Pension Fund Global", Dec 2014...

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4 January 2015
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L’Initiative pour la transparence dans les industries extractives du Congo a recommandé au gouvernement d’actualiser le cadastre pétrolier et minier, afin de disposer de contacts et d’informations fiables sur les entreprises qui interviennent dans ces...

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26 November 2014

From plunder to prosperity: How legal accountability can help manage natural resource wealth in Africa

Author: Aliou Diouf, Francophone Africa Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

At its fifth annual Mary Robinson Speaker Series Event on 31 October in New York, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre gathered a panel to address the issue of “Managing Congo’s natural resource wealth – from plunder to shared prosperity?”.....

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25 November 2014
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Author: Aliou Diouf, Chercheur et représentant pour l'Afrique francophone, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

A sa cinquième conférence annuelle en l’honneur de Mary Robinson organisée le 31 octobre à New York, le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme s’est penché sur la thématique « Gestion des ressources naturelles de la...

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6 November 2014

Commentary: OECD's human rights grievance mechanism could be a competitive advantage for govts., says Chair of OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct

Author: Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, for Institute for Human Rights and Business

"OECD’s Human Rights Grievance Mechanism as a Competitive Advantage", 4 Nov 2014...

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17 September 2014

Business & human rights in Africa: Time for a responsibility revolution

A regional overview...

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