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22 May 2015

US states act to stop state pension funds from investing in companies that "boycott" Israel over impacts in Palestine

Author: Ben Lorber, In These Times (USA)

"Illinois Bill Would Ban State Pension Funds from Divesting from Israel"...

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20 May 2015

Child labour affecting exports of Pakistan

Author: Daily Times [Pakistan]

At least 76 percent of children aged 10-14 years are working in agriculture sector across the country while 14.6 percent in services sector and 9.3 percent in industries while a mere 1.6 percent of working children are attending school...Sources...

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19 May 2015

Oxford Univ. rules out investing in coal & tar sands, but not all fossil fuels

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian Sustainable Business (UK)

"Oxford University rules out investing in coal and tar sands", 19 May 2015...

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14 May 2015

Bank of America reduces investment in coal & says it will consider impacts of clients on local communities & human rights

Author: Karl Mathiesen, Guardian (UK)

"Coal investments are increasingly risky, say Bank of America", 7 May 2015...

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6 May 2015

Responsible investors warn London fund managers of financial & social risks of investing in fossil fuels

Author: Simon Bowers, Guardian (UK)

"Al Gore's business partner warns investors of fossil fuel risks",...

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Article
1 May 2015

UK: SOAS becomes 1st univ. in London to divest from fossil fuels

Author: Charlotte Malone, Blue & Green Tomorrow

“SOAS becomes first London university to divest from fossil fuels”, 28 Apr 2015...

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Article
27 April 2015

HSBC report analyses divestment from fossil fuels amid “increasing risks” of stranded assets

Author: Ashim Paun, Zoe Knight & Wai-Shin Chan, HSBC

"Stranded assets: what next? How investors can manage increasing fossil fuel risks", 16 Apr 2015...

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13 April 2015

Norway: Govt. to bar state pension fund from investing in worst climate polluters

Author: Agence France-Presse

"Norway Oil Fund May Exclude From Investment on Climate Concerns", 10 Apr 2015...

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2 April 2015

Guardian commits to divest from fossil fuels & signs on to UN Principles for Responsible Investment

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Article
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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