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13 October 2017

Danish pension fund divests from four companies over complicity in the Israeli occupation

Author: Sarah Scheer Pedersen, Danwatch (Denmark)

“Pension Fund blacklists four companies after Danwatch investigation”, 10 October 2017...

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12 October 2017

Boston Common Asset Management & investor coalition call on world's largest banks to release more robust climate-related disclosure

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10 October 2017

"Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders"

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders

The work of human rights defenders in the field of business and human rights is crucial to protecting the land and the environment, securing just and safe conditions of work, combating corruption, respecting indigenous...rights and achieving...

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10 October 2017

"UNGA72 | Corporate responsibility to respect human rights requires supporting human rights defenders, say UN experts"

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights

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Company response
10 October 2017

AXA responds to HRW's report

Author: AXA Group

AXA is not present and does not do business in the occupied territories. As regards the investments in Bank Leumi, Hapoalim and Mizrahi Tefahot: these are non-controlling, minority investments, that account for a very small fraction (less than 0,1%)...

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Report
9 October 2017

Report: Human rights and Australian listed companies

Author: Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility

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9 October 2017

Unions and super funds up ante on human rights abuses

Author: Adele Ferguson, Sydney Morning Herald

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5 October 2017

Cambodia: Brands called on to speak out against closing of civil society space

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum & Worker Rights Consortium

"Brands must speak out about violations in Cambodia", 3rd Oct 2017...

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2 October 2017

Australia: Resolution on human rights to be voted on at Woolworths' Annual General Meeting

Author: Eli Greenblat, The Australian

"Social activists hijack Woolworths", 26 September 2017...

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29 September 2017

Global businesses can achieve social impact, better reputation & increase brand loyalty by including refugees, says report

Author: Cindy Huang et al., Center for Global Development (CGD)

"Global Business and Refugee Crises: A Framework for Sustainable Engagement," September 2017...

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