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5 February 2020

Front Line Defenders' global analysis finds 40% of defenders killed in 2019 were working on land, environmental & indigenous rights

Front Line Defenders’s (FLD) 2019 Global Analysis highlights the main trends facing human rights defenders at a global level, drawing on FLD's data coming from their protection grants programme. The report found that there were 304 killings of HRDs,...

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10 December 2019

Brazil: Two more indigenous leaders killed amidst increasing violence, following Bolsonaro's encouragement of commercial exploitation of their lands

Author: Agencies, The Guardian

"Amazon indigenous leaders killed in Brazil drive-by shooting", 08 Dec 2019...

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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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11 March 2019
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Author: W Radio

“Contaminación del río Yumbo tiene en alerta a la población”...

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9 January 2019

India: PUCL Maharashtra wants BEST management to address workers grievances

Author: People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Maharashtra State Unit, India

"PUCL Maharashtra statement in solidarity with protesting BEST workers", 9 January 2019...

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7 December 2018

USA: Lawsuit alleges utility co. is responsible for California wildfire that caused deaths & destroyed homes

Author: Mike James & Jorge L. Ortiz, USA Today

"Class-action lawsuit alleges deadly California wildfire was caused by Pacific Gas & Electric", 6 Dec 2018...

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25 October 2018

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board conducts site visit to Qatar; highlights progress & ongoing challenges

Author: FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board

"Update Statement by FIFA’s Human Rights Advisory Board Following the Board’s Fourth Biannual Meeting", Oct 2018...

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8 January 2018

University of Oxford develops three principles to guide corporate investment towards climate change goals

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23 August 2017

BSR highlights human rights impacts for power & utilities companies & implications of renewable energy transition

BSR released an issue brief detailing 10 human rights impacts for businesses operating in the power and utilities sector, as well as opportunities for positive impact. The issues identified include impacts on local communities during land acquisition...

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