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7 February 2018

UK: Church investment fund says it will refuse to reelect directors at firms over gender & climate change concerns

Author: Angela Monaghan, The Guardian (UK)

The Church Investors Group has warned some of Britain’s biggest companies it intends to take a hard line on executive pay, gender diversity and climate change over the forthcoming annual meeting season. The group, which represents church organisations...

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29 January 2018

New report by Oxfam finds economic inequality & poor working conditions among female workers

Author: Oxfam

“Reward work, not wealth”...

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24 January 2018

BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance

In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...

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23 January 2018
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Un informe de la Red de vigilancia a la Banca, BankTrack, denominado “De qué modo contribuye la banca a los abusos de derechos humanos” (en inglés), se menciona la financiación que diversos bancos han efectuado a empresas en distintos países. El...

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15 January 2018

HSBC response re Drummond & paramilitary violence in Colombia

Author: HSBC

... HSBC does take human rights issues seriously and our Metals and Mining policy has made reference to human rights impacts since 2007. In 2017 we revised this policy and it explicitly states that our global business must undertake additional due...

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14 December 2017
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12 December 2017
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Author: RTBF (Belgique)

Un groupement de plus de 200 grands investisseurs a décidé de mettre la pression sur 100 entreprises parmi les plus émettrices de gaz à effet de serre, pour qu'elles adaptent leur modèle à la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique....

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12 December 2017

World Bank to end financial support for oil & gas extraction

Author: Larry Elliott, The Guardian (UK)

The World Bank will end its financial support for oil and gas extraction within the next two years in response to the growing threat posed by climate change. In a statement that delighted campaigners opposed to fossil fuels, the Bank used a conference...

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11 December 2017
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

A l’occasion du Climate Finance Day, Finance for Tomorrow, l’initiative de la place de Paris pour la finance durable (dont Novethic est membre), publie 50 ClimActs. Ces 50 mesures prises par ses 50 membres prouvent que la finance est une alliée du...

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6 December 2017
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

Le 12 décembre, le One Planet Summit, organisé à Paris sous l'impulsion d’Emmanuel Macron, mobilisera la finance autour des enjeux climatiques. Sur les 17 000 milliards de dollars investis chaque année, une poignée suffirait à sauver la planète....

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