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18 September 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse

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Article
14 September 2018

5 companies commit to respecting core labour rights in buying & developing renewable energy

Author: The B Team

"Companies Step Up to Deliver a Just Transition", 13 Sep 2018...

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13 September 2018

Inaccessible Remedies: The Unrealistic Expectations of Proof in AAA v. Unilever

Author: Lisa Kadel, Tara Van Ho and Anil Yilmaz Vastardis

...[T]he Court of Appeal (‘CA’) in England dismissed the case of AAA v Unilever in which victims of ethnic violence claimed that parent company, Unilever PLC (‘Unilever’), and its Kenyan subsidiary, Unilever Tea Kenya Ltd (‘Unilever Kenya’) were...

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11 September 2018
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Author: O Globo/New York Times (Brazil/US)

"Lego busca alternativas ao plástico, apostando em materiais biodegradáveis-Empresa dinamarquesa pretende substituir o material proveniente do petróleo por fibras vegetais ou garrafas recicladas", 10 de setembro de 2018...

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7 September 2018

Commentary: Recent decisions in the UK on parent company liability cases show the need for law reform

Author: William Meade, CORE Coalition

...At present...there is no statutory regime in the UK for dealing with alleged violations of human rights by corporate actors...In three parent company liability cases heard before the UK Court of Appeal – Lungowe v. Vedanta, Okpabi v. Shell, and AAA...

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Report
29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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20 August 2018

The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability disappointed by UK court's dismissal of case by victims of 2008 post-election violence in Kenya against Unilever

The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) has expressed disappointment with the judgement handed down by the UK Court of Appeal (CA) in the matter against Unilever. The claimants, who are a group of 218 survivors of 2007 post-election...

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14 August 2018

Unilever lawsuit (re ethnic violence in Kenya)

In 2016 employees and residents of a Unilever tea plantation in Kenya filed a lawsuit against Unilever PLC (the UK-domiciled parent company) and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited (the Kenyan-incorporated subsidiary) at the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench...

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12 August 2018

Philippines: Local groups demand companies to pay for pollution caused by plastics

Author: Bong S. Sarmiento, Asia Times

"Western-made plastic trash is killing Asia's oceans", 12 August 2018...

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8 August 2018
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

“O que as empresas estão fazendo para frear a torrente de plásticos?”, 9 de julho de 2018        ...Diante das consequências inegáveis da poluição por plásticos, pessoas de todo o mundo estão rejeitando os produtos descartáveis e se comprometendo...

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