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31 August 2015

Largest Dutch pension fund exits Mylan over death penalty concerns

Author: Reuters

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27 August 2015

Trustees & investment advisors should reconsider their approach to climate change to pursue beneficiaries' best financial interests, experts say

Author: Sarah Barker & Jay Youngdahl, Pensions & Investments (USA)

“Momentum building on climate risk: Fiduciary standards evolving toward including new investing factors”, 24 Aug 2015...

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Report
25 August 2015

"Human cost of coal power: How coal-fired power plants threaten the health of Indonesians", Greenpeace report

Author: Greenpeace Indonesia

For the first time, this report will give a detailed look at the level of morbidity and mortality associated with every coal-fired power plant in the Archipelago. This information has been produced just as the Energy Ministry considers how to fulfil...

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Article
18 August 2015

Australia: Large pension fund divests from Transfield Services over reports of abuses at immigrant detention centres

Author: Sally Rose, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

"HESTA dumps Transfield citing detention centre abuses", 18 Aug 2015...

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Story
17 August 2015

So. Africa: Virgin Active apologises to member denied access to health club for refusing to remove pro-Palestine t-shirt

Muhammed Desai, national co-ordinator of the South African chapter of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions lobby against Israel, was forcibly removed from the Old Eds branch of Virgin Active after he refused to remove a pro-Palestine t-shirt. Virgin...

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Article
7 August 2015

UK: Aviva to partially divest from coal companies over climate change

Author: Adam Brown, IR Magazine

“Aviva to divest from coal companies”, 27 Jul 2015...

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5 August 2015
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Author: El Comercio (Perú)

“Pedro Cateriano descarta aumento del sueldo mínimo por ahora”...

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5 August 2015

Peru: Govt. says increase in minimum wage is conditional on foreign investment & resumption of Tia Maria mine project; unions say this is “blackmail”

Author: Peru Support Group

“No rise in minimum wage without Tia Maria”...

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Article
31 July 2015

Fossil fuel divestment campaign failing to resonate with investors despite climate change risks

Author: Alex Kirby, Climate News Network

“Fossil fuel industry still winning the investment war”, 29 Jul 2015...

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Article
29 July 2015

Environmentally-focused investment community needed to combat climate change, says Good Energy CEO

Author: Juliet Davenport, Good Energy, in BusinessGreen (UK)

“When it comes to clean energy the traditional investment market is not fit for purpose”, 14 Jul 2015...

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