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25 February 2015
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Author: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Bastian Brinkmann, Hans Leyendecker, Bastian Obermayer und Klaus Ott

...Luxemburger Banken, Rechtsanwälte und Vermögensverwalter sollen Deutschen bei Steuerhinterziehung geholfen haben durch Gründung von Offshore-Gesellschaften bei einem Dienstleister in Panama.Es ist der erste große Einsatz der neuen Ermittlungsgruppe...

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25 February 2015
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Author: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Hans Leyendecker, Bastian Obermayer und Klaus Ott

Die Commerzbank räumt ein, dass Altkunden mit Briefkastenfirmen in Panama von der Luxemburger Tochter, der Commerzbank International, weiter betreut wurden als bislang gesagt. Die Ermittler haben Verfahren gegen Hunderte mutmaßlicher deutscher...

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2 December 2014

BankTrack report finds banks not yet living up to human rights obligations under UN Guiding Principles

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10 September 2014

Eritrea: Human Rights Concern allege use of forced labour at mine; South Boulder Mines refutes allegations

Human Rights Concern alleged the use of force labour at an Eritrean mine operated by Colluli Mining Share Company, a joint venture of South Boulder Mines and the Eritrean National Mining Company (ENAMCO). South Boulder Mines has refuted the allegation...

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4 November 2013

Swiss Gold Refiner Accused Of Abetting Congo War Via Money Laundering

Author: Kerry A. Dolan, Forbes

The war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been a terrible ordeal…Part of what funded the long conflict was gold mined illegally in the resource-rich Congo…The Swiss nonprofit TRIAL announced Monday that it was targeting a Swiss gold refinery...

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20 June 2013

Case profile: Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against 20 banks and corporations regarding reparations for alleged complicity of the defendants in abuses committed by the South African Apartheid regime.]

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31 March 2013

Ageism more widespread than sexism [UK]

Author: Brian Groom, Financial Times

Age discrimination is now seen as a more widespread problem in the City than sex discrimination, a survey of more than 1,600 finance sector workers has found. While more than one-third of City employees said their employer was “very committed” to...

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18 April 2012

[PDF] The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money - Why the carbon trading gamble and ‘Clean Development Mechanism’ won’t save the planet from climate change, and how African civil society is resisting

Author: University of KwaZulu Natal Centre for Civil Society (So. Africa) & Dartmouth College Climate Justice Research Project (USA)

[Responses by Sasol, Green Resources, Salini Costruttori, ENI below. Business and Human Rights Resource Centre also invited ConocoPhillips, NNPC, Cimpor to respond; they did not. Shell declined to respond.]

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7 December 2011

Clinton visit opens Burma Road to investors

Author: Reuters

While many Western multinationals remain publicly cautious about the investment prospects of a country entangled in U.S. and European sanctions following years of human rights abuses, Yangon's five-star hotels tell a different story. Executives from a...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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