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Philippines: World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond to complaint alleging human rights abuses from climate change
In September 2015, civil society groups and typhoon survivors brought a complaint before the Commission of Human Rights of the Philippines calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil fuel companies for fuelling climate change...
Author: Benjamin Hulac, Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) (USA)
"Spurred by Paris, shareholder climate resolutions reach new high", 9 Mar 2016...
Philippines: Carbon majors face national human rights complaint on climate change for the first time
Author: Andrew Gage, West Coast Environmental Law & Michael Byers, University of British Columbia, in Globe and Mail (Canada)
"Why climate litigation could soon go global", 9 Oct 2014...
Author: Oil Patch Asia
Suncor Energy has confirmed the death of an employee after he was injured Sunday morning at a site near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The company has released the name of the victim. Emergency crews were contacted at 11:30 a.m., after the male...
- Related companies: Suncor
Making Trade and Human Rights Part of the Solution: WTO Strategies to Link Trade and Human rights in Conflict Zones
Author: Susan Ariel Aaronson, professor, George Washington University [USA]
In this article, I argue that trade must be part of the solution to advancing human rights in conflict zones. The members of the WTO increasingly recognize that they need to be more flexible to accommodate trade with nations in and recovering from...
Author: [opinion] Robin Mills, in The National [United Arab Emirates]
Oil could be a key factor in pushing the financially shaky regime over the edge...Oil production is dominated by the state-owned Syrian Petroleum Company, and some foreign companies: Royal Dutch Shell with partners the China National Petroleum...
- Related stories: EU, US likely to expand sanctions to target oil & gas revenues that diplomat says are "facilitating" govt.'s abuses
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on conflict & peace
- Related companies: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Gulfsands ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Shell Suncor Total
Author: Geoffrey York, CTV News [Canada]
[T]he…rebellions in Egypt and Tunisia… – and, a few days after the convention, in Libya – have shown the risks of relying on autocracy. Two of Canada’s biggest companies, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and Suncor Energy Inc., suddenly found their reputations...