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18 March 2015

Norway: Govt. pension funds divests from 53 fossil fuel firms; climate justice advocates call for further divestment

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian Sustainable Business (UK)

"Norway's sovereign wealth fund drops over 50 coal companies", 16 Mar 2015...

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16 March 2015

Guardian (UK) launches "Keep it in the ground" campaign to divest from fossil fuels over climate concerns

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23 February 2015
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Author: Claire Stam, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Allemagne : Le charbon, tâche noire de la KFW », 18 février 2015...

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11 February 2015
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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Risque Carbone: Le fonds norvégien se désengage de 22 entreprises dans les secteurs du charbon, des sables bitumineux et du ciment », 9 février 2015...

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8 February 2015
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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Risque carbone: BP et Shell reconnaissent la nécessité de baisser leurs émissions de gaz à effet de serre », 6 février 2015...

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7 February 2015

Pakistan: Stora Enso blacklisted by pension fund over child labour concerns in its part-owned subsidiary, company says working to stamp out underage workers from supply chain

Author: YLE News

The Helsinki-based forestry giant, Stora Enso, has been blacklisted by a Swedish pension fund over concerns that the group has not acted to outlaw child labour from its supply chain...The group’s CEO, Karl-Henrik Sundström, said he was disappointed by...

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26 January 2015

Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund releases annual report, new guidelines & new council

Several changes have been made to the Guidelines for observation and exclusion of Companies from the Government Pension Fund Global:...

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22 January 2015

New Methodist church pension guidelines steer investments away from coal, companies operating in repressive countries

Author: Tamara Audi, Wall Street Journal

The United Methodist Church is implementing new guidelines for its $21 billion pension fund meant to steer it away from investing in coal energy and in companies that operate in countries thought to violate human rights...[The] church also plans to...

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7 December 2014

Wesleyan University dumps Israeli 'Sabra Hummus' after student campaign

Author: Electronic Intifada

"Wesleyan University dumps Sabra hummus after student campaign", 05 Dec 2014...

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1 December 2014

Universities can use economic clout to help protect human rights, says Michael Posner of NYU

Author: Michael Posner, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, in Chronicle of Higher Education (USA)

"Universities Can Put Their Economic Clout to Good Use", 17 November 2014...

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