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16 March 2020

Japan: Trading companies lag far behind international human rights standards, Human Rights Now report reveals

Author: Human Rights Now

"HRN Releases Report: “Japanese Trading Companies: Measures for Human Rights Lag Far Behind International Standards”", 12 March 2020...

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7 November 2016

Iran launches first post-sanctions bidding round

Author: Walid Khadduri, Middle East Online

Oil Ministry hopes to sign at least $10 billion worth of energy deals by April 2017 as it launches new Iran Petroleum Contract...

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21 April 2016

Japan: Japanese companies buy huge amounts of illegal timber, says Global Witness

In the absence of a law preventing illegal timber imports, Japan relies on the companies themselves to monitor what timber is legal and illegal. Wilful Ignorance reveals how corporate self-regulation is having negligible, if any, impact on the likelih...

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15 March 2012

Brazil says Chevron well is leaking oil

Author: Jeb Blount & Sabrina Lorenzi, Reuters

Chevron…filed to temporarily halt production operations in Brazil…after it detected a "small new seep" of oil in the same offshore field where it suffered a high-profile leak in November…Chevron's previous spill leaked 2,400 to 3,000 barrels from sea...

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8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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1 November 2005

Where do you draw the line? - Research into the financial links between five bank groups and companies that abuse human rights

Author: Netwerk Vlaanderen [Belgium]

[describes human rights concerns regarding companies & projects in which AXA, Dexia, Fortis, ING & KBC have invested] Regarding credit, AXA informs us that every offer of credit is subject to ethical rules and the rule of law... AXA states that...

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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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1 October 2000

Canadian Company Defends Self, [Burmese] Junta

Author: Irrawaddy

Ivanhoe Mines, a Canadian-based company whose operations in Burma have recently come under renewed scrutiny following the release of a report by a mining watchdog group, has come out in defense of its Burmese business partners, the ruling

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1 February 2000

Grave Diggers: A report on mining in Burma

Author: Roger Moody

[refers to Newmont, East Asia Gold, Myanma Gem Enterprise, ECI Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Mandalay Mining, First Dynasty, Indochina Goldfields (now part of Ivanhoe Mines), Sumitomo Metal Mining, Marubeni, First Marathon, Nesbitt Burns, Rio Tinto, Tiger...

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