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1 March 2003

Oil and Human Rights - Environmental and Human Rights Impacts of the ONG Industry [oil & natural gas industry]

Author: Ayesha Dias, Bureau for Development Policy (Democratic Governance) UNDP

...every stage of [the oil & natural gas sector] activity, from exploration exploitation, refining, manufacturing, storage, transportation and fuel use is fraught with environmental and social consequences – local, regional and global...The...

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1 January 2003

Corporate Responses to Climate Change

Author: Frans van der Woerd, David Levy & Katie Begg (eds.), Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice (no. 39)

includes chapters on: "An Overview of Corporate Strategies" [refers to BP, Lafarge, General Motors, DuPont, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Shell, United Technologies, Whirlpool, Deutsche Telekom, Gerling Group, Munich Re, Ford, Coca-Cola, Alcan,...

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1 January 2003

Deconstructing Engagement: Corporate Self-Regulation in Conflict Zones – Implications for Human Rights and Canadian Public Policy

Author: Georgette Gagnon, independent human rights consultant; Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto; Penelope Simons, University of Toronto

This paper examines the existing governance gap in the accountability of TNCs for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law associated with their extraterritorial operations. It assesses the adequacy of efforts at self-regulation...

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25 November 2002

Companies Will Pay for Polluting New Jersey Water [USA]

Author: Environment News Service

Nineteen polluters will together pay a total of $3 million to compensate the state of New Jersey and East Hanover Township for contamination of the local drinking water supply...The settling parties are: Voltronics Corporation; G & F Management;...

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21 October 2002

Four refineries face Texas environmental probes

Author: Reuters

Four out of five refineries and chemical plants in the Texas town of Port Arthur are under investigation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...The plants being investigated are owned by Premcor Inc, ChevronTexaco Corp. , BASF Corp. and...

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21 October 2002

Four refineries face Texas environmental probes

Author: Reuters

Four out of five refineries and chemical plants in the Texas town of Port Arthur are under investigation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...The plants being investigated are owned by Premcor Inc, ChevronTexaco Corp., BASF Corp. and...

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29 August 2002
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29 August 2002
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Author: Fédération Internationale des Droits de l'Homme

Une plainte avec constitution de partie civile vient d'être déposée en France par deux ressortissants birmans contre des responsables des sociétés TOTALFINAELF SA et sa filiale birmane TEPM [TotalFinaElf E & P Myanmar], pour séquestration dans le...

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8 May 2002

TotalFinaElf faces lawsuit by Myanmar refugees over govt human rights abuses

Author: AFX News

Four refugees from Myanmar are seeking to take legal action in Belgium against TotalFinaElf for alleged complicity with Myanmar's military regime, human rights advocates said

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6 March 2002

ANGOLA: Human Rights Watch Briefs Security Council; More

Author: UN Wire

...Human Rights Watch called on the council to push the Angolan government to disclose data about its $3.18 billion in oil revenue, which it says could improve governance and the human rights situation.

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