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3 June 2020

Commentary: Govts’ COVID-19 response measures should not give rise to damages claims brought by foreign investors

Author: Corporate Europe Observatory & Transnational Institute

“Cashing in on the pandemic: How lawyers are preparing to sue states over COVID-19 response measures”, 19 May 2020...

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3 June 2020

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...

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1 June 2020
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Author: Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, Catedrático de Derecho Internacional Privado, UJI de Castellón

"Gobernanza mundial y el binomio empresas-derechos humanos", mayo 2020...

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27 May 2020
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Author: ComunicarSe

“Alianza de Inversiones lanza Kit de herramientas sobre Derechos Humanos” - 21 de mayo de 2020 ...

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19 May 2020
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Author: Observatório da Mineração

"Fundo Soberano da Noruega, maior do mundo, exclui Vale, Glencore e Anglo American dos seus investimentos", 13 de maio de 2020...

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19 May 2020

Norway's 1 trillion wealth fund excludes 12 companies over human rights & environmental concerns

On 13 May 2020, Norges Bank, which manages Norway's USD 1 trillion fund, announced its decision to exclude 12 companies from the Government Pension Fund Global due to environmental and human rights concerns. It placed a further four under observation....

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11 May 2020

NGOs call for a US-Kenya free-trade agreement that does not undermine food sovereignty, livelihoods & efforts to address climate change

Author: Karen Hansen-Kuhn, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (Washington, DC) and Catherine Gatundu, ActionAid International

"U.S.-Kenya FTA and the rights to land and food"...

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11 May 2020

To avert future pandemics, states & business must protect & listen to land and environmental activists now, says Global Witness

Author: Global Witness

"Governments and business must stand up for land and environmental defenders now, so that they can help build a more resilient and fair future for us and our planet", 07 May 2020...

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10 May 2020

Opinion: Sand mining creates critical need for global governance in the sector to address labour & environmental impacts

Author: M. Marschke, J. Rosseau, L. Schoeberger, & Michael Hoffman, EcoBusiness

"Roving bandits and looted coastlines: How the global appetite for sand is fuelling a crisis," 08 May 2020...

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9 May 2020

Australia: Shareholders pressure Woodside Petroleum to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'Breakthrough moment': Woodside investors revolt on climate change", 30 April 2020...

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