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Brussels, 29th April 2019, 8.30 AM
Friends of the Earth Europe / CIDSE / ActionAid / CNCD 11.11.11
Race for justice: European citizens vs. transnational corporations
Report "Vigilance on the Menu: 5 risk to human rights and the environment that agro-industry must identify"
Two years after the adoption of the French law on the duty of vigilance, French companies are publishing their first vigilance plans. We note that the measures implemented by agro-industry companies are insufficient and do not meet legal requirements. The report of CCFD-Terre Solidaire “Vigilance on the menu” highlights the risks that must be taken into account in this sector so that respect for human rights and the environment are not just lip service.
The first “Thematic Social forum on Mining and Extractivism” is taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 - 15 November 2018.
Recent victories against mining projects in Latin America and Asia increase the pressure for accountability of global businesses
The verdict is now in from the International Monsanto Tribunal, which took place from October 14-16th, 2016 in the Hague in the Netherlands.
In the coming weeks, the EU Commission will be deciding if it will approve the mega-merger of multinational agribusiness corporations Bayer and Monsanto.