The Nexus between Oil and Human Rights Violations: Sudan Case #2

Sudan: Oil and Rights Abuses #Lessons #DRC #Oil  #Virunga #Conflict #OilCompanies #Ethnicity #Civilians #victims #IDPs ….. (Reposted from sources cited below – Year 2003) Editor’s Note While diplomats say there are good chances of achieving a peace settlement in Sudan by the end of the year, fighting nevertheless continues in western Sudan, and the United… Read More

Weekly Series – Corporate Respect for Human Rights #1: DRC’s Human Rights Obligations and The Corporate Responsibility to Respect

Extract from Amnesty International’s last report on Mining and Human Rights in Katanga. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has some of the world’s most important mineral reserves. For more than a decade the extraction of these resources has been linked to conflict, human rights abuses and corruption. In the southern province of Katanga, people’s… Read More

Mary Robinson: Human rights are good for business – lessons for DRC’s case?

By Grace Segran | July 26, 2008 Mary Robinson remains an uncompromising voice for human rights. The former Irish president and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights asserted the central importance of human rights in achieving a more just and sustainable future at the Net Impact conference here on sustainable prosperity, and explored with some 400 participants… Read More

JUL 31, 2012: Top 15 Shareholders – the global connection

 Top 15 Shareholders  –  Total, Ophir Energy and SOCO International – One Corporate Responsibility What is a shareholder? A shareholder (or stockholder) is an individual or company (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a joint stock company. Both private and public traded companies have shareholders. Companies listed at… Read More