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11 February 2020

French banks finance companies linked to deforestation, according to Global Witness analysis

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31 January 2020

UK Govt. sued for approving Europe's biggest gas power station despite climate change objections

Author: Damian Carrington, The Guardian

"UK sued for approving Europe’s biggest gas power station", 30 Jan 2020...

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28 January 2020

Thailand: ICC applauds development of National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

"ICC applauds Thailand's National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights", 11 May 2019...

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24 January 2020
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20 January 2020

Exported Syngenta pesticide found in drinking water in Brazil, NGO alleges; incl. company response

Official documents obtained by Swiss NGO Public Eye show that 37 tonnes of profenofos were exported from Switzerland to Brazil in 2018. Profenofos is an insecticide which is banned in Switzerland due to its effects on health and the environment....

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20 January 2020
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Author: Hamza Marzouk, L’Economiste Maghrébin

« Les ouvriers des chantiers : sit-in ouvert devant l’ARP », 15 janvier 2020...

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10 January 2020

Study examines arms trade and corporate legal responsibility for arms exports linked to human rights abuses

Author: Christian Schliemann, Linde Bryk, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

"Arms trade and corporate responsibility: Liability, litigation and legislative reform", November 2019...

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7 January 2020
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La situation à Gabès a été décrite par les militants locaux et la société civile comme une bataille quotidienne contre la pollution par les phosphates, principalement émise par le Groupe chimique tunisien (GCT). La pollution a été liée aux problèmes d...

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16 December 2019
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Dans un nouveau rapport, Avocats Sans Frontières, OECD Watch et le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme appellent à le gouvernment Tunisien à profiter des instruments internationaux pour assurer le respect par les...

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11 December 2019

Reflections on the 8th U.N. Forum on Business and Human Rights--Part II

Author: Larry Catá Backer

[The] drive toward the legalization of the 2nd Pillar corporate responsibility actually produces a new sort of imperial system with human rights at its center and a confederation of [...] states which formed the family of "civilized nations" as they...

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