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简体中文: 中资企业在海外投资

Welcome to our information platform on the social and environmental impacts of Chinese companies operating overseas.  It aims to: raise awareness of existing guidelines; increase transparency; and strengthen accountability.  It is within the broader context of our work encouraing companies headquartered in all regions to respect human rights.  More about the platform.

 

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29 May 2020

China's biggest cobalt producer agrees to stop buying from individuals in DRC due to concerns over child labour

Author: Miningmx, Financial Times

“China’s largest cobalt producer agrees to halt buying from individuals in DRC”, 28 May 2020...

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26 May 2020

China promises to step up public health projects in belt and road countries amid coronavirus pandemic

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“China promises to boost belt and road health projects amid coronavirus pandemic”, 24 May 2020...

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26 May 2020

Myanmar: Proposal to shutter Chinese-owned coal plant rejected despite allegations of pollution

Author: Radio Free Asia

“Myanmar Government Rejects Motion to Shutter Polluting Chinese-Owned Coal Plant”, 19 May 2020...

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25 May 2020
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Un informe que muestra diversas vulneraciones a los derechos humanos por parte de las empresas en el marco de la pandemia de Covid-19 en el Perú fue presentado esta semana por las organizaciones de sociedad civil agrupadas en la Plataforma sobre...

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23 May 2020

Vietnam: Workers allege that firm that makes shoes for Nike & Adidas used the pandemic as an excuse to fire them; companies respond

One hundred fifty Chinese workers allege that they have become expendable and that the manufacturing firm, Pou Chen, used the pandemic as an excuse to fire them. Pou Chen said it was forced to terminate the workers' contracts due to the decline in...

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21 May 2020

Tajikistan: Chinese workers at metals plant stage protest in demand to be allowed to travel home

Author: Eurasianet

“Tajikistan sees unusual protests, authorities react with force”, 21 May 2020...

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21 May 2020

USA: Imperial Pacific International ordered to pay $29K attorneys' fees and costs incurred by seven former workers

Author: Saipan Tribune (USA)

“IPI ordered to pay $29K attorneys’ fees, costs to 7 ex-workers”, 7 May 2020...

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20 May 2020

Nigeria: Mining host communities demand an end to unregulated mining activities in their areas

Author: Adejumo kabir, Premium Times (Nigeria)

“llegal Mining - Group Calls for Speedy Justice in Cases Involving Chinese Suspects”  13 May 2020...

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20 May 2020

Nigeria: Mining host communities demand swift prosecution and justice from illegal miners arrested

The arrest of 27 illegal miners in the state has led to mining host communities demanding swift justice and compensation from the illegal miners. Those apprehended include 17 Chinese nationals and 10 locals, including a local traditional ruler (Baale)....

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20 May 2020

Laos: Villagers claim to be sickened by chemical waste from Chinese-owned banana farms

Author: Radio Free Asia

“Lao Villagers Sickened by Chemical Run-off From Chinese Banana Farms”, 15 May 2020...

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