The Israeli settlement policy in the occupied areas in the West Bank is frequently medially in the focus of the interest and often produces indignation around the world and the international community refuses the settlements as contrary to international law. In the new Human Rights Watch report, the organization shows in which way the global operating companies and financial institutions not only profit from violations of human rights in the occupied areas, but also contribute to the maintenance and development of the settlements.
Tahoe Resources: Licence Suspended for Escobal Mine, Guatemala, for failure to consult indigenous communities. HSBC and other banks continue to provide funds despite clear violation of international norms and standards by the company.
In February 2017, the Dirty Profits report documented numerous violations by Tahoe Resource Inc at their Escobal mine in Guatemala. Including evidence that since Tahoe Resources acquired the Escobal silver project in southeastern Guatemala in 2010, it has given rise … Continue reading →
Seven companies, including German software multinational SAP, accused of kickbacks and corruption to gain government contracts in South Africa
Recent investigations by the South African investigative journalist group, amaBhungane, have found evidence of multinational companies in South Africa providing illegal payments to secure contracts with the government owned transport and logistics company, Transnet. The companies that currently stand accused … Continue reading →