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8 November 2017

Commentary: Multinationals' tax avoidance drives decrease in public funding and higher taxes on lower-income households

Author: Gabriel Zucman, University of California, Berkeley, in Guardian (UK)

"The desperate inequality behind global tax dodging", 8 Nov 2017...

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26 October 2017
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Author: Joachim Wille, Frankfurter Rundschau

"Indianerinnen im Bank-Tower", 20 Oktober 2017...

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29 June 2017

Top global banks lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...

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13 June 2017

Norway's sovereign wealth fund will ask banks in which it has invested to disclose how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions

Author: Gwladys Fouche, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Norway's $960 billion sovereign wealth fund will ask the banks in which it has invested to disclose how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday. The world's largest wealth fund...has in the...

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31 May 2017

Banks loan billions to oil firms allegedly exporting low-grade fuel high in pollutants, says briefing

A new BankTrack briefing raises questions about how banks are conducting human rights due diligence. In response to research by Swiss NGO Public Eye accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling blends of low-grade fuel high in...

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16 May 2017
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

Dakota Access Pipeline : Crédit Suisse sous le coup d'une plainte devant l'OCDE, 10 mai 2017...

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5 May 2017

Credit Suisse faces OECD Guidelines complaint in Switzerland over financing for Dakota Access Pipeline owners in USA, concerns over indigenous rights

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8 March 2017

Switzerland: Firms pledge to support & promote women in the workplace

Author: Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi, Reuters (UK)

"Swiss firms set goals to get more women into top roles", 8 Mar 2017...

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24 January 2017

Thun Group of Banks releases new Discussion Paper on implications of UN Guiding Principles for corporate & investment banking; commentaries provided

The Thun Group of Banks's new Discussion Paper aims to gain further understanding of how the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights should be applied in the banking sector. ...

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4 January 2017

Study reveals low level of human rights performance disclosure in mining, energy & financial sectors

Author: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) & Centro Vincular-PUCV

“Shining a light on human rights: corporate human rights performance disclosure in the mining, energy and financial sectors”, 7 December 2016...

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