The world’s top two commodity traders Vitol and Glencore used middlemen notorious for their role in Brazil’s mammoth ‘Car Wash’ bribery scandal, Global Witness investigation with Switzerland’s Public Eye reveals.
Top executives in two of the world’s largest companies were complicit in vast bribery schemes to secure sweetheart oil deals in Brazil, court documents seen by Global Witness say.
Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders in 2017
El aumento de los asesinatos de personas defensoras de la tierra y del medio ambiente en 2017
O aumento dos assassinatos de defensores da terra e do ambiente em 2017
Governments, companies and investors can play an important role in supporting defenders
What can businesses and governments do to help defenders - our Annex
On Human Rights Day we pay tribute to victims of a violent campaign against those who stand up to powerful interests stealing their land and trashing the environment.