Bienvenido/a al Centro de Información.
Nuestra misión es trabajar con quienes -desde la sociedad civil, las empresas o los gobiernos- abordan las asimetrías de poder, buscan la remediación por abusos y aseguran la protección de las personas y del planeta.
Tanto las empresas como las comunidades afectadas nos dan las gracias por los recursos y el apoyo que les brindamos, respectivamente.
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo
Noticias y componentes con esta categoría
Autor(a): International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Christine Nathan of the Indian IFBWW [Indian Federation of Building and Woodworkers] [refers to rights of women workers]
Autor(a): Amanda Cooper, Reuters
India's highest court has found Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy guilty of contempt of court over a campaign to halt the building of a controversial dam [on the Narmada River]...Critics say that the dam, India's biggest hydroelectric project, will...
Autor(a): Agence France Presse
Environmental group Greenpeace Tuesday accused Japan of being a "partner in crime" in the destruction of ancient forests by importing illegally felled plywood.
Autor(a): Amazon Watch
Protests against Ecuador’s new OCP pipeline turned fatal yesterday as thousands of striking OCP construction workers and local residents in the northern Ecuadorian Amazon were attacked by the country's armed forces...For over thirty years, state and...
Autor(a): George Monbiot, Guardian [UK]
Britain [Export Credits Guarantee Department] is again trying to fund a Turkish project to flood thousands of Kurdish homes - The consortium hoping to build the Yusufeli dam is led by the French company Spie Batignolle, 41% of which is owned by the...
- Empresas relacionadas: Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler)
U.S. EPA administrator Christie Whitman announced this month a voluntary decision by the construction industry to reduce use of arsenic-treated lumber products in homes -- in favor of new, alternative wood preservatives.
Autor(a): Friends of the Earth
Ikea, the Body Shop, Co-op, Marks & Spencer and B&Q are top of the table when it comes to tackling risky chemicals in their products [worst scores: Hamleys, Focus, BHS, Somerfield; companies that did not reply: ASDA, Kwick Save, Morrisons, Toys...
Autor(a): Lynda Loxton, Business Report [South Africa]
Membathisi Mdladlana, the labour minister, yesterday had a blunt message for employers: stop mistreating workers...Mdladlana said his department would launch a "national inspection blitz" in April, focusing on the security, construction and farm...
Autor(a): Victorian Trades Hall Council
Trades Hall Calls For A Ban On Children Under 15’s In Worst Industries - The Victorian Trades Hall Council has called for a total ban on the employment of young people, under 15 years, in the States four most dangerous industries, agriculture,...