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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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26 July 2016

Report links financial sector to human rights abuses of asylum-seekers in Australia's offshore detention centres

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21 June 2016

RBC, Manulife, Sun Life, CI Financial invest in Textron, producer of banned cluster bombs, says Pax report

Author: Mike Blanchfield, Canadian Press

"4 Canadian financial institutions invested in firms that make cluster bombs: report", 16 June 2016...

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23 December 2015

Canada: Companies answer govt.'s call for donations to support Syrian refugees

Author: David Berman, Globe and Mail (Canada)

"Canadian businesses answer Ottawa’s call for donations to help refugees", 22 Dec 2015...

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28 July 2015

Liberia: Global Witness report alleges intimidation, violent abuse of communities opposed to Golden Veroleum's encroachment on their lands

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4 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake — Corporate Aid Tracker

Author: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $26.8 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and...

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14 September 2011
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Author: novae.ca [Canada]

Le groupe RBC et la fondation One Drop viennent de lancer un projet humanitaire destiné à faciliter l’accès à l’eau et à réduire la pauvreté en Inde. L’institution bancaire allouera une aide financière de 1,1 million$ afin de mettre en place ce...

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31 January 2011
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Author: Célia Fontaine, Journal de l'Environnement [France]

La « pire entreprise de l'année » a été élue le 28 janvier en marge du Forum économique mondial de Davos (Suisse), qui s’est tenu du 26 au 30 janvier 2011. Les Public Eye Awards (PEA) ont désigné comme lauréat 2011 Neste Oil (prix du public), le...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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29 January 2010

Royal Bank enters oilsands debate

Author: Carol Christian, Fort McMurray Today [Canada]

A couple of environmental groups have singled out the Royal Bank of Canada as the most environmentally irresponsible company for its continued financing in the oilsands. However, the attempt to shame RBC was overshadowed by the sixth annual Global...

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