Last week, the Constitutional Court revoked the popular consultation (referendum) that took place in the municipality of Cumaral (Meta), in June 2016. Experts debated the matter.
Communities have said ‘No’ to the industry in different occasions, but once local authorities heard of a possible increase in royalties’ resources, popular consultations started to seem ‘inconvenient,’ all of a sudden.
Important firms like Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), Ocensa and Frontera Energy (TSE: FEC) spoke about the projects they are currently developing to improve the quality of life in their areas of influence. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.
The Siona de Buenavista Indigenous Community, located on the banks of the Putumayo River, denounced that Amerisur is allegedly polluting its water sources with the development of its Platanillo field.
Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) spoke about contracting figures in Santander, and how the company has helped improve the quality of life of the communities in its areas of influence. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.