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USA: Governmet files lawsuit against oil companies for misleading consumers regarding their role in climate change
Author: Valerie Volcovici, Reuters
"District of Columbia sues four oil majors for misleading consumers on climate change" 25 Jun 2020...
Colombia: NGOs submit report on patters of business conduct during the conflict to the Truth Commission
The Colombian NGO Corporación Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (CCAJAR) submitted a report on patterns of business conduct during the internal armed conflict to provide the Commission for the Clarification of Truth, Coexistence and Non...
UK: Almost 200 CEOs sign letter to Boris Johnson, calling on govt. to deliver a green recovery plan in the wake of COVID-19
Author: Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian
“Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan”, 1 June 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response
- Related companies: Aviva BP British Airports Authority (now Heathrow Airport Holdings) HSBC Lloyds Group National Grid
Fossil fuel companies get included in COVID-19 stimulus packages & are lobbying for suspension of environmental laws, as crack-down on activists & workers continues
Author: Open Democracy
"DemocracyWatch: journalists and dissidents arrested in COVID crackdowns", 22 Apr 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Human rights defenders & civic freedoms
- Related companies: BP Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) Total
USA: Ten years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, advocates highlight long-term health, environmental & economic impacts
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill began after an explosion on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico. It is considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and one of the largest...
Author: Dana Drugmand, Desmog (USA)
"‘Fossil Fuel Companies Knew’: Honolulu Files Lawsuit Over Climate Impacts", 9 Mar 2020...
USA: Publish What You Pay calls on extractive companies to comment on latest SEC payment disclosure rules; including company responses
On 15 January 2020, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) released the latest proposed rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1504 requires companies operating in the...