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14 May 2018

Commentary: World Bank & IFC should hold themselves accountable when funded projects harm communities

Author: Vivek Maru, The Washington Post

"The World Bank shouldn't hide when it funds projects that harm communities," 9 May 2018...

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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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20 March 2018

Kenya: IFC praises Safaricom's "supportive work environment for working mothers", including free childcare

Author: James Ngunjiri, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Safaricom earns IFC praise for working mothers plan"...

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13 March 2018
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Author: La Estrella (Panamá)

“Bolsa de Panamá se suma a campaña en favor igualdad de género”, 10 de marzo de 2018...

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2 March 2018

The B Team leader & former Nigerian finance minister calls on business & public sectors to stand together against attacks on freedoms

Author: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The B Team (US)

"With Freedom at Stake, Business Cannot Afford to Stay Silent", 28 Feb 2018...

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25 February 2018
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Author: El País (Costa Rica)

“Pobladores piden al BM retirar sus inversiones en hidroeléctrica de Guatemala”, 21 de febrero de 2018...

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20 February 2018

Uganda: Communities displaced for oil-related infrastructure allege unfair compensation by oil companies; Total responds

Local communities in oil-rich Buliisa district that hosts the oil and gas processing facility has threatened to sue multinational companies over alleged unfair compensation. In its response, Total has said that its resettlement complies with...

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7 February 2018
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Author: Antsa R., Midi Madagasikara (Madagascar)

"Ambatovy : Une initiative pour le développement minier durable", 5 février 2018...

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20 November 2017

Kenya: Oxfam's report urges Tullow Oil to adhere to principles of free, prior & informed consent in its operations in historically marginalised Turkana region; company responds

A recent report by Oxfam notes that whereas locals in oil-rich Turkana region are feel that engagement with oil companies has improved since 2015. However, it claims that Tullow Oil is not yet achieving its FPIC obligations. Business & Human...

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13 November 2017

India: Petition calls on IFC to improve treatment of workers in tea plantations, as investigation report identifies persisting problems

Author: Human Rights Watch

"World Bank: Few Improvements on India’s Tea Plantations", 6 Nov 2017...

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