In a court decision of August 2016, the Indonesian court in Jakarta sentenced the Indonesian palm oil producer Sampoerna Agro to the highest ever penalty for illegal slash and burn ... →
According to the German Handelsblatt, German companies along with French and British arms exporters are providing engines and other defence equipment to both sides of the conflict in the South China Sea, including ... →
The four major companies producing broiler chicken in Thailand have been shown to violate labour rights in the production facilities. The companies Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL, Laemthong Corporation Group, Centaco Group ... →
As Facing Finance reported in January of this year, six former child slaves who had been trafficked from Mali to Cote D’Ivoire filed a suit against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland and Cargill,... →
A new report released by the Human Rights Law Centre and partners, details the extent of financial sector involvement in companies associated with human rights abuses in Australia’s offshore detention centres (ODC’s).
It draws ... →
At the end of June 2016 it became known, through investigations undertaken by WDR, NDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung, that the Institute for Geosciences and Natural ... →
The Agency RepRisk has released a study on the tax optimisation of several multinational corporations. Tax optimisation while not considered illegal, has been deemed unethical due to the impacts of not paying taxes in the country in which an organisation ... →
On the 28th of June 2016 the Norwegian Pension Fund excluded the companies Kosmos Energy Ltd. and Cairn Energy Plc. due to serious violations of ethical norms. ... →
Recently Facing Finance published the results of a study by Human Rights Watch on the working conditions occurring on Indonesian tobacco plantations.
Now the Swedish organization, Swedwatch, reports on similar incidents of environmental and human rights violations ... →
On June 24, the German Bundestag addressed the issue of fracking, in particular to address and distinguish conventional from unconventional fracking. While conventional fracking has been applied in Germany for a long time, there is ... →