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22 June 2017

"Iran Business Responsibility" launches website

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is working with International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran on the "Iran Business Responsibility" (IBR) project....

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31 May 2017

Banks loan billions to oil firms allegedly exporting low-grade fuel high in pollutants, says briefing

A new BankTrack briefing raises questions about how banks are conducting human rights due diligence. In response to research by Swiss NGO Public Eye accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling blends of low-grade fuel high in...

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5 October 2016

Africa: Oil trading firms accused of selling "Dirty Diesel", causing illnesses & early deaths

In September 2016, Public Eye (a Swiss NGO formerly known as Berne Declaration) published a major report accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling in African markets blends of low-grade fuel high in pollutants that could not be sold...

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2 October 2016

Vitol's Response

Author: Vitol

The Public Eye document entitled “Dirty Diesel” is a highly effective piece of propaganda. Regrettably, as an objective or meaningful report it falls short. Its use and misuse of selective information to portray the actions of Vitol and a select few...

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2 October 2016
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Author: Agence Ecofin

La Ligue sénégalaise des droits de l’homme (LSDH) a déposé, le 26 septembre, une plainte avec constitution de partie civile contre les responsables du scandale du trafic de carburants toxiques en Afrique......

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27 June 2016
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Author: Mamadou Gueye, Guineenews (Guinée)

"Humanitaire : Vivo Energy Guinée offre des vivres aux populations de Fria", 24 juin 2016...

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7 June 2016
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Author: Mays Mouissi, mays-mouissi.com (Gabon)

Au Gabon, les revenus tirés de l’activité pétrolière sont structurants dans la consolidation des recettes publiques de l’Etat. En 2015, les recettes pétrolières, bien qu’en baisse par rapport à l’année précédente, ont représenté plus de 500 milliards...

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1 March 2016
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Author: L'Observateur (France)

""Pétrole contre nourriture" : Total estcondamné à 750.000 euros d'amende en appel", 26 février 2016...

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16 November 2015

Trafigura Reveals $4.3 Billion in Oil Payments to Governments

Author: Andy Hoffman, BloombergBusiness (USA)

Trafigura Pte Ltd. disclosed $4.3 billion in oil-related payments to state entities in 2013 as part of a push toward more transparency... The firm said the funds were used to purchase crude oil, refined petroleum products and gas from national oil...

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1 October 2015

Vitol response to Bread for All rejoinder

Author: Vitol

...Nonetheless, overall we are somewhat disappointed by Bread for All’s (BFA) approach, both in the published report and our subsequent correspondence. BFA’s focus appears to be entirely on box ticking and the publication of documents on our website,...

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