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February 12, 2021
Nasdaq
Rio Tinto Ltd RIO.AX, RIO.L said on Friday it has provided expertise to its Guinean partner to help settle a dispute with local communities over resettlement for a bauxite mine. Guinean villagers in communities around the mine filed a complaint in 2019 with International Finance Corp, a global development institution linked to the World Bank, alleging contraventions by miner
February 12, 2021
der Freitag
Die Menschen aus Hamdallaye haben alles verloren. Ihre traditionellen Hütten aus Lehm, die Schatten spendenden Obstbäume und fruchtbaren Äcker wurden vernichtet. Sie wurden ihnen zugunsten der Bauxit-Mine Sangaredi der Compagnie des Bauxites Guinée (CBG) genommen.
November 18, 2020
Banktrack
French oil company Total is aiming to ensure the much-delayed Final Investment Decision on the controversial East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), a 1,445 kilometer pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to the port of Tanga in Tanzania, is signed before the end of this year. If completed, it will be the longest heated crude oil pipeline in the world,
September 9, 2020
Der Spiegel
Beschwerde bei der OECD – Indonesische Landarbeiter wehren sich gegen deutschen Zementgiganten: Bauern aus Indonesien werfen HeidelbergCement die Zerstörung ihrer Lebensgrundlagen vor. Weil Proteste erfolglos blieben, wollen sie ein Großprojekt des Konzerns nun offiziell torpedieren.
September 9, 2020
Gruene Bundestag
Pressemitteilung vom 09.09.2020 Bundesregierung muss ihre Verpflichtungen für Menschenrechte in der Wirtschaft im Falle der HeidelbergCement ernst nehmen
July 27, 2020
South China Morning Post
An independent watchdog with links to the IFC is investigating a complaint that the Beijing-based PSBC loaned money to a Chinese mining group involved in a plan to build a zinc mine in North Sumatra without regard for environmental concerns
July 2, 2020
Guinee Direct
Un rapport épingle la Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) et ses partenaires financiers pour n’avoir pas tenu leurs engagements vis-à-vis d’un village de la Basse Guinée.
June 21, 2020
Financial Afrik
Alors que le monde fait face à la pandémie covid-19, en Guinée, une compagnie minière vient de relocaliser 91 familles, soit plus de 600 personnes, afin d’étendre sa mine de bauxite tentaculaire sous financement de la SFI.
June 11, 2020
Eco-Business
When the indigenous Kreung and Kachok communities locked down their villages in Cambodia’s Ratanakiri province in March to keep safe from the novel coronavirus, no one knew change was afoot in their ancestral forest.
June 5, 2020
Mongabay
Hoang Anh Gia Lai, a publicly listed Vietnamese real estate, energy, mining and agribusiness giant, is at the center of recent allegations of clearing land in Cambodia that had been earmarked for local indigenous communities.
February 12, 2021
Nasdaq
Rio Tinto Ltd RIO.AX, RIO.L said on Friday it has provided expertise to its Guinean partner to help settle a dispute with local communities over resettlement for a bauxite mine. Guinean villagers in communities around the mine filed a complaint in 2019 with International Finance Corp, a global development institution linked to the World Bank, alleging contraventions by miner
February 12, 2021
der Freitag
Die Menschen aus Hamdallaye haben alles verloren. Ihre traditionellen Hütten aus Lehm, die Schatten spendenden Obstbäume und fruchtbaren Äcker wurden vernichtet. Sie wurden ihnen zugunsten der Bauxit-Mine Sangaredi der Compagnie des Bauxites Guinée (CBG) genommen.
November 18, 2020
Banktrack
French oil company Total is aiming to ensure the much-delayed Final Investment Decision on the controversial East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), a 1,445 kilometer pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to the port of Tanga in Tanzania, is signed before the end of this year. If completed, it will be the longest heated crude oil pipeline in the world,
September 9, 2020
Der Spiegel
Beschwerde bei der OECD – Indonesische Landarbeiter wehren sich gegen deutschen Zementgiganten: Bauern aus Indonesien werfen HeidelbergCement die Zerstörung ihrer Lebensgrundlagen vor. Weil Proteste erfolglos blieben, wollen sie ein Großprojekt des Konzerns nun offiziell torpedieren.
September 9, 2020
Gruene Bundestag
Pressemitteilung vom 09.09.2020 Bundesregierung muss ihre Verpflichtungen für Menschenrechte in der Wirtschaft im Falle der HeidelbergCement ernst nehmen
July 27, 2020
South China Morning Post
An independent watchdog with links to the IFC is investigating a complaint that the Beijing-based PSBC loaned money to a Chinese mining group involved in a plan to build a zinc mine in North Sumatra without regard for environmental concerns
July 2, 2020
Guinee Direct
Un rapport épingle la Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) et ses partenaires financiers pour n’avoir pas tenu leurs engagements vis-à-vis d’un village de la Basse Guinée.
June 21, 2020
Financial Afrik
Alors que le monde fait face à la pandémie covid-19, en Guinée, une compagnie minière vient de relocaliser 91 familles, soit plus de 600 personnes, afin d’étendre sa mine de bauxite tentaculaire sous financement de la SFI.
June 11, 2020
Eco-Business
When the indigenous Kreung and Kachok communities locked down their villages in Cambodia’s Ratanakiri province in March to keep safe from the novel coronavirus, no one knew change was afoot in their ancestral forest.
June 5, 2020
Mongabay
Hoang Anh Gia Lai, a publicly listed Vietnamese real estate, energy, mining and agribusiness giant, is at the center of recent allegations of clearing land in Cambodia that had been earmarked for local indigenous communities.