Press Room

January 18, 2022
Joint statement on the Dispute Resolution process between La Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) and representatives of the thirteen affected villages of Sangarédi, Guinea.
January 18, 2022
Declaration conjointe sur le processus de Résolution des Différends entre La Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) et les représentants des treize villages affectés de Sangaredi, Guinée.
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December 15, 2021
Today, plaintiffs representing hundreds of families who were violently displaced to make way for an industrial sugar plantation in Cambodia have filed a petition in the Northern District of Georgia asking the U.S. Court to help them obtain evidence from Coca-Cola.
December 13, 2021
The Good Policy Paper assesses current policy provisions at independent accountability mechanisms, identifying best practices and areas for improvement.
November 3, 2021
Cambodian families who were forcibly displaced by Phnom Penh Sugar Company have received a promised payment from Australia’s ANZ bank, which financed the sugar company from 2011-2014.
November 3, 2021
Civil society organizations respond to ANZ Bank’s new Grievance Mechanism Framework to evaluate and respond to human rights related complaints associated with its corporate lending customers.
October 14, 2021
Three organizations representing thousands of people in Uganda filed a complaint against the World Bank for indirectly backing one of the world’s largest and riskiest oil developments. The planned East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) and Kabaale refinery, along with the associated development of oil fields on the shores of Lake Albert, will impact over 120,000 people in Uganda and Tanzania.
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September 20, 2021
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline, French oil company Total’s proposed 1,445 kilometer pipeline through Uganda and Tanzania, is coming under further pressure as more banks make clear that they are not taking part in a $3 billion loan to enable the project to proceed.
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August 9, 2021
In a precedent-setting case, more than 10,000 people harmed by the New Liberty Gold Mine in Liberia have had a complaint accepted against the German and French national development banks – DEG and Proparco – for their links to the project.
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GmbH von der Volkswagen AG im Stammwerk Wolfsburg. Die Gesamtplanung der Autostadt ist ein Werk des
Architekten Gunter Henn. VW versucht die aktuelle Krise um den Diesel-Manipulationsskandal und die damit
verbundenen hohen Erstattungskosten zu ueberwinden.
Car of the Volkswagen AG inside the storage tower of the Autocity, a visitor attraction adjacent of the Car plant
Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg. The German carmaker VW tries to overcome its current crisis triggered by the enginerigging scandal. Volkswagen is facing high costs and penalties, including the possible buyback of up to 500,000 cars
alone in the USA, as a result of VW's diesel emissions scandal.
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July 22, 2021
Car companies should drive up human rights and environmental standards at bauxite mines and aluminum refineries and smelters. A new report by Inclusive Development International and Human Rights Watch explains how.