UK Government Highlights Powerful Opposition to GCM’s Destructive Plan for Bangladesh Coal Mine

Victory of Phulbari Once Again! The UK government has published a statement yesterday that highlights the fierce opposition to British company GCM Resources’ plans for a massive open cast coal mine in Phulbari, north-west Bangladesh. The statement notes that protestors are “calling strikes, blockading roads and occupying the company’s local offices”. The statement by the UK National Contact Point also …

A new OECD Guidelines case on the Sendou coal-fired power plant in Senegal

SENDOU COAL POWER PLANT COMPLAINT AGAINST NYKOMB SYNERGETICS FOR NON COMPLIANCE WITH THE OECD GUIDELINES FOR MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES Lumière Synergie pour le Développement (LSD) and Takkom Jerry Plyvalence Culturelle et Environnmentale have filed complaints at the Swedish National Contact Point (NCP) against the company Nykomb Synergetics AB, which has contracted with the government of Senegal in 2009 for the construction …