Non-profit: Investors must act on renewable energy's human rights abuses

Research from the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Mike Sheen
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Renewable energy sector rife with allegations of killings, intimidation and dangerous working conditions
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Renewable energy sector rife with allegations of killings, intimidation and dangerous working conditions

Investors in renewable energy projects must use their influence to limit the rife levels of human rights abuses, a global non-profit has urged.

Research from the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) found renewable energy is the third-worst sector for attacks on human rights and environmental activists. The BHRRC said 152 allegations...

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