Consumer backlash threatens investors who ignore land rights

By Kizito Makoye | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:37 PM
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WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Foreign investors are finding that their land activities in developing countries increasingly are under scrutiny from consumers, putting pressure on business to take more responsibility for human rights.

Land experts, lawyers and investors meeting in Washington this week during the World Bank conference on land and poverty agreed that ignoring the local impact ...

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