BAT (see British American Tobacco)
Author: Susanna Rust, International Publishers Limited (UK)
A resolution passed by the European Parliament states that pension funds should commit to divesting from fossil fuels. The relevant passage of the resolution... states that the European Parliament, "calls on governments and public and private...
So. Africa: NHRI interrogates gendered impact of food systems, impacts on women of corporate deregulation
Author: Pregs Govender, SAHRC Commissioner in Pambazuka News (Africa)
'Wathint'abafazi, wathint' imbokodo: the promise of bread and roses', 3 Sep 2015:…Unconsciousness blinds [people]…to the contributions women make and…peaceful protests they stage when all their efforts to secure clean water, decent toilets, housing or...
Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach
Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)
'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...