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principled investment in agriculture

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has achieved intergovernmental and stakeholder backing for a set of principles for responsible agriculture and food investment. The first and key principle is quoted below and sets out the why responsible investment is important as well as stating the right people have to food. 407 more words

Environment & Sustainabilty

Banks, Human Rights and the Equator Principles

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In January 2014 the press in Cambodia and Australia released a number of articles concerning the role of the ANZ Royal Bank in financing the activities of the Phnom Penh Sugar Company (“PPS”), which owns and operates a highly controversial sugar plantation and refinery in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia. 506 more words


Leasing Mineral Rights: Conflicts with Lenders, Title Insurers, and Easement Holders

Before leasing mineral rights, a landowner should check to make sure that there are no conflicts with the mortgage lenders for the property and title insurers. 564 more words

Mineral Rights

The Dominant Estate

In Maryland mineral rights can fall into one of three categories: intact, leased, and severed.[1] Mineral rights are intact if a surface owner’s mineral rights are owned 100%, not leased, and not encumbered by another party. 1,109 more words

Mineral Rights

Biography of Mrs. Hang Chenda, Land Activist in Preah Sihanouk Province

Hang Chenda: “I dream of seeing a Cambodia that is governed by the rule of law. I want justice and real democracy, and environmental sustainability.” 613 more words


Chiapas: Presentation of tool for greater corporate transparency in Chiapas, the "Who is Who?" Wiki

On 17 September, in a press-conference held in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Benjamin Cokelet, Executive Director of Projects on Organization, Development, Education, and Investigation (PODER), and Fernanda Hopenhaym, coordinator of the “Who is Who?” Wiki, presented this latter platform, defined as a… 243 more words

Justice System