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BankTrack report finds banks not yet living up to human rights obligations under UN Guiding Principles
Cambodia: Displaced villagers bring OECD complaint against ANZ for allegedly financing project linked to forced land confiscation; ANZ responds
Cambodia: ANZ says it is “not considering compensation measures” for displaced families since it no longer finances Phnom Penh Sugar
Author: Aun Pheap & Zsombor Peter, Cambodia Daily
“ANZ Refuses to Help Evictees of Senator’s Farm”, 15 August 2014...
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- Related companies: ANZ Bank Phnom Penh Sugar
Cambodia: Villagers & NGOs express disappointment over ANZ’s cutting of ties with Phnom Penh Sugar; ANZ responds
Cambodia: ANZ cuts off ties with Phnom Penh Sugar allegedly due to “inadequate response” to a plan to remedy concerns about forced evictions, child labour
Author: Khmer Times
“ANZ cuts off ties to Cambodian firm”, 6 July 2014...
Australian banks' investment in companies accused of land grab (Oxfam report, Apr 2014) - company responses
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Bunge, Phnom Penh Sugar, Wilmar to respond - responses provided] In April 2014, Oxfam Australia released the report "Banking on Shaky Grounds - Australia's big four banks and land grabs". The report...
Author: Joahua Wilwohl, Cambodia Daily
…“ANZ would prefer to completely own 100 percent of its operations in Cambodia,” said ANZ Royal CEO Grant Knuckey. In order to own its bank in Cambodia outright, ANZ could either buy out Royal Group…or offload its shares and open a new bank...Mr....
ANZ’s response to the statement of Equitable Cambodia and Inclusive Development International regarding its link to Phnom Penh Sugar [Cambodia]
ANZ has requested Phnom Penh Sugar to have a direct dialogue with the NGOs and community leaders and we will continue to review the way the company addresses its social and environmental obligations.
- Related stories: Cambodia: NGOs urge ANZ to "stay engaged until proper remedies are provided to the victims" instead of simply pulling out of sugar project linked to serious abuses
- This is a response from the following companies: ANZ Bank
Dropping Phnom Penh Sugar without compensating its victims will not relieve ANZ’s responsibility [Cambodia]
Author: Equitable Cambodia & Inclusive Development Initiatives
Equitable Cambodia and Inclusive Development International call upon ANZ to right the wrongs it has done by financing the Phnom Penh Sugar plantation and not just jump ship…Eang Vuthy, Executive Director of Equitable Cambodia, said: “We are very...