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September 14, 2022
Financial Times
Construction of a massive oil pipeline in Africa is underway. For the governments of the countries it will run through, it promises new economic opportunities. But for many others, it could spell trouble.
August 30, 2022
Reuters
Mamadou Lamarana was hoping the World Bank’s financial involvement in a western Guinean bauxite mine expansion would lead to compensation for the loss of land and pollution he says his community suffered in the run up to their resettlement in 2020.
August 30, 2022
Mongabay
Masyarakat Dairi, Sumatera Utara, terus menyuarakan kekhawatiran atas kehadiran perusahaan tambang seng di daerah mereka. Mereka was-was ruang hidup hilang dan ancaman bencana. Pada 24 Agustus lalu masyarakat Dairi menamakan diri Aliansi Masyarakat Peduli Lingkungan Dairi aksi di Dairi, Medan dan Jakarta.
August 29, 2022
Mongabay
A China-backed zinc and lead mine being developed in Indonesia’s Sumatra Island may pose “extreme” risks to the environment and nearby communities, according to an assessment by the World Bank’s internal watchdog. Public opposition to the project forced the developer to suspend it indefinitely earlier this year, but not halt it.
August 25, 2022
ESG Investor
Plans by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to crack down on greenwashing by fund managers must be revised to cover not just environmental but human rights issues.
August 16, 2022
World Politics Review
In March, four environmentalist groups—Greenpeace France, Friends of the Earth France, Notre Affaire a Tous and Client Earth—launched an unprecedented legal case, charging the French oil giant TotalEnergies with what amounts to “criminal greenwashing.”
August 3, 2022
Globe Southeast Asia News
Groundbreaking legal action by displaced villagers crosses the border into Thailand to seek recompense and set a human rights precedent.
July 14, 2022
Mining Magazine
An investigation by an International Finance Corporation (IFC) internal watchdog has found that a tailings dam planned for a zinc adn lead mine being developed in North Sumatra poses “extreme” risks.
July 5, 2022
Associated Press
A controversial oil project that would connect oilfields in a Ugandan National Park to a port in Tanzania breaches global environmental guidelines for banks, according to a new nonprofit report Tuesday.
July 1, 2022
Reuters
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed a gap in socially-minded investing – a hands-off approach to geopolitics and human rights.