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Mexichem, Petroleos Mexicanos: analysis of water and soil shows high concentration of environmental polluants

2016/08/24

In June 2016, Greenpeace Mexico presented results of an analysis of water and soil samples taken in April 2016 at the explosion zone of the vinyl plant Clorados III in the Pajaritos Petrochemical Complex in Mexico. On 21 April 2016, an explosion that killed 32 people occurred at the plant (see Alert Service 05/2016). The facility is operated by a joint venture between Pemex's petrochemical unit and majority owner Mexichem. more...


oekom research publishes Industry Focus for the Construction industry

2016/08/09

The Construction industry encompasses businesses whose core activities consist of planning and building houses, roads, bridges and industrial complexes.

oekom Industry Focus Construction
From a sustainability perspective, this industry continues to be confronted with numerous challenges: the United Nations, for example, estimate that around 30 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions arise from the usage of buildings and infrastructure facilities. Other examples such as the often-precarious safety measures which are found in some construction projects and have caused multiple fatal accidents, or corruption, as confirmed by e.g. recent revelations under the title “The Bribe Factory”, show that these problems are more than just isolated incidents in the industry. more...

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Mexichem, Petroleos Mexicanos: analysis of water and soil shows high concentration of environmental polluants

2016/08/24


oekom research publishes Industry Focus for the Construction industry

2016/08/09

Impact of the current political situation in Turkey on the Country Rating

2016/08/02

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