On January 7, Aldemar was assassinated by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on the route from El Hatillo to La Loma in broad daylight.… Read More »Another mining activists in Colombia killed
FACING FINANCE keeps constant record of incidents on the involvement of investments in human rights violations, international law infringements or environmental devastations.
Update: Employees of the law firm Leigh Day arrested after criticism of the Vedanta subsidiary KCM in Zambia
Leigh Day, an international law firm, represents some 1800 Zambian farmers in their accusation against the mining company Konkola Coppermines plc (KCM), a subsidiary of… Read More »Update: Employees of the law firm Leigh Day arrested after criticism of the Vedanta subsidiary KCM in Zambia
The NGOs Sherpa and the ECCHR (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights) have filed a criminal complaint against the French group Lafarge. The world’s… Read More »Lafarge: Accusation of crimes against humanity and complicity in war crimes
Since the disastrous collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais in November 2015 (which FACING FINANCE has reported on several… Read More »Update: Dam Collapse in Brazil: Lawsuit against Executives
This month the mining company, Swakop Uranium, will start uranium mining in the “Husab” uranium mine located on the west coast of Namibia, as reported… Read More »Swakop uranium: promotion of uranium in “Husab” Mine begins in Namibia
Research by the US Environmental Protection Agency NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) has shown that the electricity consumption of television sets manufactured by Samsung, LG… Read More »Are Samsung and LG & Co. manipulating the power consumption of TV sets?
The US company Textron Systems, the last manufacturer of cluster munitions in the US announced it will stop production of these weapons, which violate international… Read More »Textron to stop producing cluster munitions
For some time now, the South Korean company Samsung has faced worldwide criticism in relation to its lack of safety standards in its factories. In 2007… Read More »Samsung: hush money payments for sick workers ?
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… Read More »Sampoerna Agro: Indonesian Palm Oil producer fined for rainforest destruction
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… Read More »German companies profiting from rising tensions in the South China Sea: