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September 19th, 2013
Konfliktmineralien aus dem Kongo: Wie Unternehmen und NGOs das Problem angehen wollen

Die Europäische Union arbeitet an einer Regulierung zur Einfuhr von Rohstoffen aus Konfliktregionen wie der Demokratischen Republik Kongo. Dort finanzieren sich Bürgerkriegsparteien teilweise über den Mineralien-Verkauf. Die Industrie und NGOs befürchten, dass Europa sich den US-amerikanischen Dodd-Frank Act zum Vorbild nehmen könnte - und schlagen Alternativen vor.

February 28th, 2012
Up to 33 Million in Africa and Asia to Receive Access to Solar Energy

(New York) — Up to 33 million people living in poverty in Africa and Asia will gain access to low-cost solar energy by 2016 following a commitment made by solar power provider ToughStuff to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) today. The BCtA is

August 17th, 2010
Governments Renew Support for the Global Compact

(New York) – The UN Global Compact Office released today the report of the Ministerial Session held in conjunction with the Global Compact Leaders Summit 2010, held on 23-25 June in New York. Ministers and other high-level government officials attending the Ministerial Session encouraged

February 16th, 2010
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Fueling Cars on Used Veggie Oil, and Shipping Used Shoes to Africa

Sea Change Radio West Coast Correspondent Alex Wise interviews Moira DeNike about fueling a 1985 Mercedes 300 Diesel on waste vegetable oil (or WVO). Sea Change Co-Host Kelsey Flynn talks to Ric Sustache of Greasecar, which sells kits to convert diesel cars

September 17th, 2009
Child labor still an issue in jewelry industry

Seven years after the end of the civil war that targeted children for atrocities, hundreds of children are still exploited as labor in diamond mines. Recent reports by the US Department of Labor report and Harvard Human Rights Program communicate consistent findings. The issue

November 1st, 2007
Transparency International strongly condemns continuing rights abuses by corrupt Burmese government

Anti-corruption campaigners point to strong causal link between corruption and massive human rights abuses Bali, 31 October 2007 – The United Nations Security Council as well as Burma’s neighbours, must increase pressure on the Burmese government to end massive human rights abuses and crack

December 7th, 2006
Governments don’t do enough to fight corruption, says new poll

Global Corruption Barometer shows police, political parties, parliaments most compromised Brussels/Berlin, 7 December 2006 – Millions of people around the world come face-to-face with corruption in their daily lives, and urgently want their government to take action to stop it. This is the resounding

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