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15 January 2016

CEOs still refusing to consider climate change risks after Paris climate talks, according to experts

Author: Emma Howard, Guardian (UK)

"Corporate leaders still in denial on climate change", 15 Jan 2016...

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2 November 2015

European pension funds begin to consider companies' treatment of refugees & asylum seekers in investment decisions

Author: Judith Evans, Financial Times (UK)

"Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar", 1 Nov 2015...

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25 November 2014

Investors support inclusion of supply chain reporting in Modern Slavery Bill

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21 June 2009

Sexual equality survey homes in on six of City's biggest banks [UK]

Author: Simon Evans, Independent [UK]

An inquiry into sex discrimination in the City launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) earlier in the year has largely focused on the practices of six banks in the Square Mile – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citi, Credit...

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14 August 2008

Scots firm pulls cash out of mining scheme on 'sacred' Indian mountain

Author: Shan Ross, The Scotsman

A Major Scottish investment fund [Martin Currie Investment Management] has sold its shares in [Vedanta Resources] after...coming under fire from Survival International. The campaign group is trying to block a Vedanta subsidiary, Sterlite, from mining...

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28 October 2007

Don't 'Undermine' Development in Zambia

Author: Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

Major Scottish investors are backing a Vedanta Resources-owned copper mining company which is selling Zambia short whilst generating huge profits from the country’s finite natural resource, according to evidence in a report published today. It calls...

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28 October 2007

[PDF] Undermining development? Copper mining in Zambia

Author: Action for Southern Africa, Christian Aid, Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

...[T]his report argues that Zambian society is deriving few of the advantages of copper mining while suffering many of the disadvantages...The evidence gathered...questions and challenges [the] reliance on self-policing and host-country regulation....

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