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2 April 2020
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Author: Rede Brasil do Pacto Global da ONU (Brazil)

"Quase 10% das empresas já desenvolvem iniciativas externas para conter a crise do coronavírus-Rede Brasil do Pacto Global lança cartilha para ajudar CEOs a liderar durante a pandemia", 20 de  março de 2020...

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2 April 2020

USA: Court rules out Chemours lawsuit against DuPont over liabilities for environmental contamination

Author: The Associated Press, The New York Times (USA)

"Judge Dismisses Chemours Lawsuit Against DuPont", 30 March 2020...

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30 March 2020
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Author: Semana Sostenible

“Bayer deberá pagar 40 millones de dólares por no advertir riesgos para la salud del glifosato” - 31 de marzo de 2020 ...

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6 March 2020

USA: DuPont requests mistrial in lawsuit awarding couple $50 million for cancer caused by company's water pollution

Author: Sebastien Malo, Reuters

"DuPont seeks mistrial after Ohio jury awards couple $50 mln in 'forever chemical' lawsuit," 4 March 2020...

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28 February 2020
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Author: Stéphane Mandard, Le Monde (France)

"Incendie de Rouen : Lubrizol mise en examen pour « atteinte grave » à la santé et à l’environnement", 27 février 2020...

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28 February 2020

US Lawyers utilise "battery" claims to combat toxic chemical, PFOAs found in blood stream

Author: Sara Talpos, UN Dark

"Industrial Pollution Is in Your Blood. Is That a Form of Battery?" 24 Feb 2020...

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24 February 2020

A third of pesticide sales by 5 largest companies allegedly contain 'highly hazardous' chemicals, analysis finds; includes company comments

According to new research by Public Eye and Unearthed, over a third of the pesticide sales made by the world's five largest pesticide companies - Bayer, BASF, Syngenta, FMC and Corteva - contain chemicals that are highly toxic to human health or the...

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24 February 2020
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Laut neuen Recherchen von Public Eye und Unearthed erzielen die fünf größten Agarchemiekonzerne - BASF, Bayer Crop Science, Corteva Agriscience, FMC und Syngenta - mehr als ein Drittel ihrer Umsätze mit für Mensch oder Umwelt hochgiftigen Substanzen....

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19 February 2020

Latin America: Trade unions and civil society call on governments of banana producing countries not to incentivise the use of chemical fertilisers

Author: Sindicato Bananero ASTAC (Ecuador) & 50 civil society signatories

“Open letter to the governments of banana producing countries in Latin America and to the European Unión”, February 2020...

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18 February 2020
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La alianza de diversas empresas y gobiernos de países exportadores de banano expresaron su preocupación por una nueva directiva de la Unión Europea que busca controlar el uso de agrotóxicos en los cultivos de esa fruta, por los niveles de afectación a...

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