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12 February 2018

The record of intl. financial institutions on business & human rights

Author: Jessica Evans

"The Record of International Financial Institutions on Business and Human Rights," 2 May 2016...

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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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6 February 2018

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business - A pioneering country-based initiative

Author: Donna Jean Guest

"Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business - A Pioneering Country-Based Initiative," 11 April 2016 ...

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5 February 2018

Commentary: CEOs must address human rights, environmental & governance challenges in own operations

Author: Amol Mehra & Camille Gervais, Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

“Morality & the Market"...

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29 January 2018
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Author: Handelsblatt

"Nachhaltige Investments - Topthema: Banken müssen Menschenrechte beachten", 12 Jan 2018...

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25 January 2018

WEF 2018 will highlight the importance of businesses in addressing threats to civic rights

Author: Annabel Lee Hogg, Governance and Transparency (UK)

"It’s Time for Business to Act on Threats to Civic Rights", January 2018...

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23 January 2018

New CEO activism: business leaders are defending rights by raising awareness & leveraging economic power

Author: Aaron K. Chatterji & Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business Review (USA)

"The New CEO Activists", January 2018...

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19 January 2018
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright:

« Blackrock, le plus puissant gestionnaire d’actifs au monde, appelle les entreprises à œuvrer pour le bien commun », 18 janvier 2018...

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17 January 2018

Sweden: Lack of investment in climate solutions by fund management co's puts Paris agreement at risk, finds report; incl. co responses

"Turning the tide - The urgent need to shift capital flows to climate solutions: A case study of ten fund management companies", a new report by Swedwatch focuses on the role of the finance sector in reallocating large capital streams towards green...

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16 January 2018

Norway: Oil fund to exclude co's due to environmental & human rights risks

Author: Dominic Chopping, Fox Business

Norges Bank Investment Management, the arm of Norway's central bank that manages the country's $1.1 trillion oil fund, said Tuesday that it has excluded a further nine companies from the fund on ethical grounds......

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