Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - Latest Newshttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/The main, filterable feed for the latest news added to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's repository.enThu, 24 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000América Latina: Mercado Libre pagará hasta el 70% de la cirugía de reasignación de género para personas trabajadoras transhttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/am%C3%A9rica-latina-mercado-libre-pagar%C3%A1-hasta-el-70-de-la-cirug%C3%ADa-de-reasignaci%C3%B3n-de-g%C3%A9nero-para-personas-trabajadoras-trans/Bloomberg LíneaThu, 24 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/am%C3%A9rica-latina-mercado-libre-pagar%C3%A1-hasta-el-70-de-la-cirug%C3%ADa-de-reasignaci%C3%B3n-de-g%C3%A9nero-para-personas-trabajadoras-trans/Chile: AES Andes S.A. allegedly hired firm to surveil environmental defenders critical of Alto Maipo hydroelectric project; co. did not respondhttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/chile-aes-andes-sa-allegedly-hired-firm-to-surveil-environmental-defenders-critical-of-alto-maipo-hydroelectric-project-co-did-not-respond/Media outlet Interferencia reported that AES Andes S.A., a subsidiary of AES Corporation, hired a consultancy firm to surveil environmental groups and defenders that have raised concerns about human rights and environmental risks associated with the Alto Maipo hydroelectric project. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies to respond; they did not.Mon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/chile-aes-andes-sa-allegedly-hired-firm-to-surveil-environmental-defenders-critical-of-alto-maipo-hydroelectric-project-co-did-not-respond/Alto Maipo contrató servicios de “ciberinteligencia” para infiltrar grupos ambientalistas y monitorear a sus propios trabajadoreshttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/chile-revelan-que-aes-andes-sa-contrat%C3%B3-servicios-para-vigilar-e-infiltrar-comunicaciones-de-personas-defensoras-de-derechos-ambientales-opositoras-a-su-proyecto-hidroel%C3%A9ctrico-alto-maipo/El medio de comunicación chileno Interferencia revelo que tuvo acceso a 11 informes en los que se da cuenta de los servicios para vigilar e infiltrar comunicaciones de personas defensoras de derechos ambientales contrarias al proyecto Alto Maipo. Adicionalmente, se da cuenta que dentro de las actividades se encontraba la recopilación de información personal correspondiente a direcciones particulares, números telefónicos, números de identidad, ocupación, parejas y antecedentes políticos.Interferencia- Diego OrtízMon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/chile-revelan-que-aes-andes-sa-contrat%C3%B3-servicios-para-vigilar-e-infiltrar-comunicaciones-de-personas-defensoras-de-derechos-ambientales-opositoras-a-su-proyecto-hidroel%C3%A9ctrico-alto-maipo/Ambientalistas y organizaciones sociales manifiestan indignación por servicio de vigilancia a opositores contratado por Alto Maipohttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/chile-defensores-y-defensoras-de-derechos-ambientales-y-organizaciones-sociales-repudian-contrataci%C3%B3n-de-servicio-de-vigilancia-a-opositoras-y-opositores-de-alto-maipo/A partir de la revelación por parte del medio chileno Interferencia de la contratación de servicios de vigilancia e infiltración de las comunicaciones de defensores y defensoras de derechos medioambientales por parte de la empresa AES Andes S.A., tanto organizaciones de la sociedad civil como personas defensoras de derechos medioambientales manifestaron su indignación calificando el accionar como "demencial e inaceptable".Interferencia- Diego OrtízMon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/chile-defensores-y-defensoras-de-derechos-ambientales-y-organizaciones-sociales-repudian-contrataci%C3%B3n-de-servicio-de-vigilancia-a-opositoras-y-opositores-de-alto-maipo/AES Andes S.A. did not respond to allegations regarding surveillance of environmental rights defenders in Chilehttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/aes-andes-sa-did-not-respond-to-allegations-regarding-surveillance-of-environmental-rights-defenders-in-chile/Mon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/aes-andes-sa-did-not-respond-to-allegations-regarding-surveillance-of-environmental-rights-defenders-in-chile/AES Corporation did not respond to allegations regarding surveillance of environmental rights defenders in Chilehttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/aes-corporation-did-not-respond-to-allegations-regarding-surveillance-of-environmental-rights-defenders-in-chile/Mon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/aes-corporation-did-not-respond-to-allegations-regarding-surveillance-of-environmental-rights-defenders-in-chile/Global: Oxfam calls on EITI members to support meaningful Company Expectations & consequences for non-compliancehttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/global-oxfam-calls-on-eiti-members-to-support-meaningful-company-expectations-consequences-for-non-compliance/Mon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/global-oxfam-calls-on-eiti-members-to-support-meaningful-company-expectations-consequences-for-non-compliance/Brasil: Mulheres Mundurukus utilizam redes sociais para denunciar desmatamento e mineração ilegalhttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/brasil-mulheres-mundurukus-utilizam-redes-sociais-para-denunciar-desmatamento-e-minera%C3%A7%C3%A3o-ilegal/Coletivo audiovisual usa redes sociais para denunciar e expulsar madeireiros e garimpeiros, uma luta que se tornou ainda mais arriscada durante o governo Bolsonaro; ‘Ninguém acredita mais só na fala da gente, só acreditam vendo’Repórter BrasilMon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/brasil-mulheres-mundurukus-utilizam-redes-sociais-para-denunciar-desmatamento-e-minera%C3%A7%C3%A3o-ilegal/Brasil: Auxílio da Vale para atingidos da tragédia de Brumadinho não é pago a 30 mil pessoas cadastradashttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/brasil-aux%C3%ADlio-da-vale-para-atingidos-da-trag%C3%A9dia-de-brumadinha-n%C3%A3o-%C3%A9-pago-a-30-mil-pessoas-cadastradas/Folha de São PauloMon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/brasil-aux%C3%ADlio-da-vale-para-atingidos-da-trag%C3%A9dia-de-brumadinha-n%C3%A3o-%C3%A9-pago-a-30-mil-pessoas-cadastradas/DR Congo: Xiang Jiang Mining accused of illegal mining in Basokohttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/dr-congo-xiang-jiang-mining-accused-of-illegal-mining-in/Mon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/dr-congo-xiang-jiang-mining-accused-of-illegal-mining-in/Les investisseurs sont les leviers pour faire évoluer les entreprises sur les questions de droits de l'homme, selon une responsable de gestion d'actifshttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/retrait-de-total-de-birmanie-lengagement-dinvestisseurs-pour-que-lentreprise-cesse-de-financer-la-junte/"Les compagnies d'énergie TotalEnergies et Chevron ont annoncé mi-janvier la fin de leurs activités en Birmanie, évoquant un contexte "qui ne cesse de se dégrader (...) en matière de droits humains et plus généralement d’Etat de droit". Anne-Claire Impériale, Responsable ESG et Engagement chez Sycomore AM, revient sur la situation et la campagne d'engagement menée en 2021 par une trentaine d'investisseurs."L'Info Durable (France)Mon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/retrait-de-total-de-birmanie-lengagement-dinvestisseurs-pour-que-lentreprise-cesse-de-financer-la-junte/EU: CSOs call on EU Parliament & Member States to strengthen draft law on deforestation-free products; incl. civil liability & due diligence requirements for financial institutionshttps://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/eu-csos-call-on-european-parliament-member-states-to-strengthen-draft-law-on-deforestation-free-products/The undersigned organisations, welcome the European Commission’s proposal for a new EU regulation on deforestation-free products. It is now up to the European Parliament and Member States to preserve and improve the essential elements of the Commission’s proposal and deliver a strong and ambitious law.100+ civil society organisationsMon, 07 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/eu-csos-call-on-european-parliament-member-states-to-strengthen-draft-law-on-deforestation-free-products/