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12 December 2018
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10 December 2018

CEOs of 50 companies sign open letter appealing to world leaders to urgently address climate change

Author: Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders

"...In 2015, our coalition the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders – an informal group, facilitated by the World Economic Forum, of major global businesses from a range of sectors – called on governments to reach an ambitious climate deal, aligned with th...

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3 December 2018

Vestas Wind Systems' Response

"Vestas is a supplier of materials and services to the wind farms; as such we do not own or develop these wind farms in Jordan....

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12 November 2017

Interview: Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas reaffirms its commitment to sourcing 100% renewable energy by joining "RE100" initiative

Author: The Climate Group

"'We Are Committed to a Future Powered by Renewable Energy': Morten Dyrholm, Vestas Wind Systems", 26 Oct 2017...

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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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3 October 2016

Google investors “deeply concerned” over human rights violations in Kenyan wind project

Author: Louise Voller, Danwatch

Google is preparing to acquire a large share in Kenya’s…Lake Turkana Wind Power project, but the deal is mired in accusations of violations of indigenous peoples’ rights and a court case over illegal land acquisition. In a leaked letter obtained by...

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13 September 2016

Case studies of human rights allegations & positive steps by wind & hydropower projects

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20 June 2016

Kenya: Report by Danwatch reveals negative impacts of Lake Turkana Wind Project on indigenous community rights

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20 June 2016

Video: Indigenous people of Lake Turkana region await court decision for alleged illegal land acquisition

Author: Danwatch

Lake Turkana Wind Power is the largest private investment ever in Kenya, and Danish and international companies and investors have already sunk millions of euros into the project. But they now await a court decision which will determine whether the...

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7 June 2016

Kenya: Danwatch report reveals communities face prostitution, violence & alcoholism at Lake Turkana Wind Power resettlement site; co. responses included

Author: Louise Voller & Anders Brønd Christensen (Danwatch); Geoffrey Kamadi & Han van de Wiel

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