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Legal loophole fail: compliance won't dodge risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... to protect Australia's Indigenous cultural heritage for future generations and uphold free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) - a right enshrined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) alongside the right to self-determination. ...

Carbon trading roundup: Verra, REDD+, BetaCarbon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... Wildlife Alliance (WA). Human Rights Watch alleges that the REDD+ project violated the free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) rights of Indigenous people, conducting activities for 31 months without consulting Indigenous people living in the area. ...

Carbon credit review falls short on CO2 capture and slavery

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... Nations communities and promoting their involvement in the ACCU scheme. This includes Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) from Native Title holders and claimants, and empowering Native Title Representative Bodies and service providers to provide ...

Role for finance after No vote

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... Finance sector leaders say now is the time to take initiative in embedding the ethos of free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC), centering Indigenous needs and perspectives on the co-design and co-ownership of activities that affect them, in order to ...

Reducing risk and navigating a just transition

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... regions and communities. Engagement with First Nations communities under the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) is also ramping up. "We need a coordinated approach and investors need more certainty," Parker said. "We hope that the Australian ...

Investing in First Nations People

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... growth and opportunities in climate, and biodiversity outcomes through Indigenous-controlled land and assets," Armstrong said. FPIC and self-determination In Australia a significant amount of capital is required to scale Indigenous business, Professor ...

HESTA pushes legal alignment to UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
... Nations people's rights must be protected, experts have singled out the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) as being part of those rights. Previously, James Fitzgerald, strategy lead and counsel at the Australasian Centre for Corporate ...

Investors, business criticise WA cultural heritage bill

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... must be protected, and GCNA executive director Kylie Porter singled out the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) as being part of those rights. Last year, James Fitzgerald, strategy lead and counsel at the Australasian Centre for Corporate ...

Investor toolkit to assist in engaging on Indigenous cultural heritage protection

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... engagement with companies, and explains the importance of fundamental concepts such as Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) and self-determination. "The toolkit has a number of sections," Parker said. "One is a simple red flag guide to alert investors ...

Stakeholders mull impact of Rio Tinto report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... outcome regarding a moratorium on the desecration of cultural heritage sites. The issue of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) is shaping up to be one of the key considerations in the recommendations. Australia is a signatory to a number of conventions ...
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