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16 November 2017

Storebrand drops 10 coal companies from pension fund in line with self-imposed climate change guidelines

Author: Reuters

"Storebrand says drops 10 coal firms from pension fund", 16 Nov 2017...

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27 March 2017

So.Africa: NGOs say very pleased with court decision recognising the significant climate change impacts of proposed new coal-fired station; urge minister to ensure full climate change impact assessment is done

Author: Milissa Reitz, Business Live (South Africa)

"Court pours water on coal-fired power station plan", 13 March 2017...

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16 January 2017

So. Africa: 8 companies take Eskom to court over power cuts; say action would hurt the poor and industries the most

Author: Ilse de Lange, The Citizen (South Africa)

"Brits industries take Eskom to court", 17 Jan 2017...

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9 September 2016

So. Africa: 30 NGOs write open letter to govt. urging Eskom's compliance with obligations to protect the environment and human health

Author: Various NGOs (South Africa)

"An open letter to ensure Eskom’s compliance", 8 Sept 2016...

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24 August 2016

6 Questions as BRICS Bank Turns One

…[T]here are still significant concerns regarding transparency, engagement with civil society and the social and environmental safeguards applied to projects…...

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26 March 2016
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1 December 2015
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Con ocasión de la realización de la Conferencia de las Partes en Paris (COP21) en donde el mundo trata de llegar a un acuerdo sobre cómo reducir nuestras emisiones de carbono, la campaña para abandonar el carbón como la fuente más grande de emisiones...

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29 November 2015

Digging Deeper: The Human Rights Impacts of Coal in the Global South

With the Paris Conference of Parties (COP) about to take place and the world trying to come to an agreement on how to cap our carbon emissions, the campaign to phase out coal -- the single largest source of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide -- has...

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16 September 2015

Companies need to be engaged more on Sustainable Development Goals, says sustainable business council head Peter Bakker

Author: Megan Rowling, Reuters

"Interview-Business yet to grasp role in new UN development goals", 14 Sep. 2015...

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10 August 2015
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