Small arms exports to Singapore, South Korea and the USA show: Voluntary restrictions by Heckler & Koch are not consistently implemented
Personnel carousel, neither victim-support fund nor arms conversion: Countermotions demand not to discharge the board of directors and supervisory board of the H&K AG
Critical shareholders submit 120 questions (see www.rib-ev.de) on the alarming developments of the company, also under Nicolas Walewski (CDE)
On the occasion of the Annual General Meeting of Heckler & Koch AG (H&K) taking place the day after tomorrow, the Alliance of Critical Shareholders of Heckler & Koch demands that the small arms producer does not further undermine its self-imposed “Green Country Strategy” with new exceptions and initiates a turnaround in its corporate development. Weiterlesen
Permanent link to this article: https://www.kritischeaktionaere.de/en/heckler-koch-en/green-countries-strategy-turns-into-a-hollow-phrase/
Protests on the occasion the Annual General Meeting on 18 June
Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, Cologne, Hamburg, Johannesburg, Berlin – This year’s virtual Annual Meeting of BASF on June 18 will be accompanied by protests outside the company’s headquarters in Ludwigshafen and online. The international network Plough Back the Fruits is calling for a binding supply chain law that will finally get companies like BASF to address human rights violations in their global supply chains. In view of the Corona pandemic, the network is asking BASF to forego the payment of a dividend. Weiterlesen
Permanent link to this article: https://www.kritischeaktionaere.de/en/basf-se/for-corporations-like-basf-a-supply-chain-law-is-needed/
Press Release of 28 civil society organizations, including Ethical Shareholders Germany
EU Regulation on the responsible supply of tin, tungsten, tantalum and
gold (3TG) from conflict-affected and high-risk areas (CAHRA) is a
crucial first step towards supply chains free from human rights abuse.
The EU Regulation on the responsible supply of tin, tungsten, tantalum
and gold (3TG) from conflict-affected and high-risk areas (CAHRA) was
approved in 2017 and will enter into force in 2021. Before this date,
the EU member states need to adopt measures to ensure the implementation
of the Regulation. However, the first implementation measures being
discussed by member states risk diluting the efficacy of the Regulation
by concealing the list of companies subjected to it. Weiterlesen
Permanent link to this article: https://www.kritischeaktionaere.de/en/press-release/civil-society-calls-for-transparency-on-the-companies-subjected-to-the-european-unions-regulation-on-the-supply-of-3tg-minerals/
Notorious mining company
Sibanye-Stillwater wants to take over Lonmin
Threat of massive job losses
exacerbates precarious living conditions in Marikana
International Campaign calls on BASF
to agree steps to improve living and working conditions across its supply chain
Annual General Meeting on May 3 in Mannheim, the South African-European
campaign Plough Back the Fruits will condemn the German chemical company for neglecting
human rights in its business relations with South Africa.
seven years after the Marikana Massacre, where over a hundred miners were shot
by the police, killing 34, working and living conditions remain unacceptable at
Lonmin, BASF’s most important platinum supplier. Weiterlesen
Permanent link to this article: https://www.kritischeaktionaere.de/en/basf-se/basf-mass-job-losses-at-platinum-supplier-lonmin-in-south-africa/
Five years after the massacre of Marikana, Bishop Johannes Seoka of the Bench Marks Foundation calls Lonmin for the fulfillment of promises
Ethical Shareholders and BASF Catalysts Group discuss today
An international alliance of non-governmental organizations has increased the pressure on the British-South African mining company Lonmin to show goodwill. At the general meeting of the world’s third largest platinum producer in London, the alliance led by the South African Bishop Johannes Seoka demanded that Lonmin finally make a public apology for its complicity in the massacre of Marikana.
Individual representatives of Lonmin, such as CEO Ben Magara, regret the incidents which led to the death of 34 miners on 16 August 2012, but failed to apologize . Weiterlesen
Permanent link to this article: https://www.kritischeaktionaere.de/en/lonmin-plc/lonmin-is-to-apologize/
The Rt. Rev. Dr. Johannes Seoka will join international solidarity groups in London, 26 January, to demand the UK miner meets its commitments for victim compensation and improved worker living conditions before 16 August, which will mark the five year anniversary of the police massacre which killed 34 miners in 2012.
WHEN? Thursday 26 January 2017, 9:30am – 10:15am
WHERE? Outside the Lonmin AGM, Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 W Smithfield, London EC1A 9HQ
WHAT? A sombre tribute to the 34 mine workers killed by South African police in August 2012, with images of each of the murdered miners and a reading of their names, punctuated by gunshot sound effects. Weiterlesen
Permanent link to this article: https://www.kritischeaktionaere.de/en/lonmin-plc/south-african-bishop-to-give-lonmin-investors-deadline-for-company-to-implement-marikana-massacre-commitments-at-london-agm/
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