A Dirty Investment - European Development Banks Link to Abuses in DR Congo's Palm Oil Industry

Publisher:
Human Rights Watch
Publication Date:
25 November 2019
Tags:
Congo-Brazzaville, Agribusiness, Food and Agriculture, Governance, Human Rights, International Organizations and Africa, NGOs and Civil Society

Four European development banks are financing a palm oil company in the Democratic Republic of Congo that is violating workers' rights and dumping untreated waste, Human Rights Watch said. The company, Feronia, will hold a shareholders meeting with the four banks in London on November 25, 2019, to discuss the company's environmental and social track record.


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