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25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

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8 November 2017

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall conducts “first” analysis of human rights risks of sourcing from Colombia

Author: Vattenfall

“New report on human rights risks in Colombia” – 07 November 2017...

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19 October 2017
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Author: Juliette Müller, Gauchebdo (Suisse)

La campagne pour mettre fin à l’impunité des sociétés transnationales (STN), qui regroupe près de 200 organisations de la société civile, appelle à la mobilisation du 23 au 27 octobre à Genève…Le but: peser sur les débats du Groupe de Travail...

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4 October 2017
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Author: Joachim Wille, Frankfurter Rundschau

"Letzte Chance für Umsetzung der Klimaziele", 2 October 2017...

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5 September 2017
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Author: Sophie Chapelle, Observatoire des multinationales

« Un pétrolier texan poursuit la Colombie pour avoir protégé un site naturel exceptionnel », 4 septembre 2017...

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14 June 2017
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Author: Mathilde Dupré, Alternatives Economiques (France)

« Arbitrage d'investissement : une justice d'exception au service des multinationales », 8 juin 2017...

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14 June 2017

To increase accountability & access to remedy, govts. should address negative impact of Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism on human rights, say NGOs

Author: ICAR & SOMO

"Investment-related Dispute Settlement: Towards Comprehensive Accountability and Inclusive Access to Remedy", Jun 2017...

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9 April 2017

Colombia: Swedish energy firm Vattenfall investigates human rights impacts linked to suppliers' coal mining operations

After a three-week research in the field interviewing different stakeholders and visiting coal mining sites in Cesar and La Guajira departments of Colombia, NGO PAX urges Vattenfall to ensure victim voices are included in the company human rights...

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4 November 2016
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Author: Marta Orosz et Justus Von Daniels, correctiv.org (Allemagne) ; Maxime Vaudano, Le Monde (France)

"« Au cœur du CETA », épisode 1 : les tribunaux d’arbitrage menacent-ils la démocratie?", 31 octobre 2016...

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3 November 2016

Renewable energy & human rights: Outreach to 50 companies

Company Response Platform | Briefing | Press Release Also see case studies & our previous outreach

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