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1 March 2009

[PDF] Full report: Undue diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

Author: Global Witness

[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...

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1 November 2009

"Copenhagen Communiqué": Statement on climate change signed by over 700 companies

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18 November 2009

[PDF]The Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change

Author: Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership

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5 May 2012

Governments Can’t Do It Alone [Africa]

Author: Kristin Palitza, Inter Press Service (IPS)

African countries need more support from the private sector in order to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by 2015, which include important development targets like poverty reduction, and improved health and education. Governments...

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26 October 2012

Female CEOs Dwindle to Two in FTSE 100 as Carroll Departs Anglo [UK]

Author: Corinne Gretler & Simon Clark, Bloomberg

The FTSE 100 Index’s most exclusive club just got smaller. The departures of Anglo American...Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Carroll and Pearson...CEO Marjorie Scardino leave Burberry Group...’s Angela Ahrendts and Alison Cooper of Imperial Tobacco...

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8 May 2017

South African banks fund mining projects in southern Africa that raise issues over social, environmental, human rights impacts, says new report

Southern Africa Resource Watch, in announcing its report, South African Banks Footprint in SADC Mining Projects, said:...

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Survey non-response
4 October 2018

ABSA did not respond to survey on financing mining projects in southern Africa

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7 January 2019
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Author: El Editor Platense

"El servicio de Absa es un desastre pero la empresa desestimó un reclamo de la Defensora Ciudadana local"- 06 de enero de 2019...

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