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9 February 2015

Response by ANZ: Myanmar Foreign Investment Tracking Project

[The unofficial Myanmar language translation of this response is available here]

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2 December 2014

BankTrack report finds banks not yet living up to human rights obligations under UN Guiding Principles

In December 2014 BankTrack released a new report titled "Banking with Principles?". The report assesses 32 of the largest global banks against the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  Banks were assigned a score of between 0 and 12 dep...

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19 October 2014

Cambodia: Displaced villagers bring OECD complaint against ANZ for allegedly financing project linked to forced land confiscation; ANZ agrees to landmark settlement with farmers

Linked below are stories related to the complaint filed by villagers, represented by NGOs Equitable Cambodia and Inclusive Development International, before the Australian National Contact Point under the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises of th...

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Article
15 August 2014

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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17 July 2014

Cambodia: Villagers & NGOs express disappointment over ANZ’s cutting of ties with Phnom Penh Sugar; ANZ responds

Equitable Cambodia, Inclusive Development International and Oxfam Australia released statements expressing disappointment over news about ANZ's cutting of ties with Phnom Penh Sugar – a company that has been implicated in land grabs, child labour, and...

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Article
7 July 2014

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...

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12 May 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...

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25 March 2014

ANZ Seeks 100 Percent Control of Cambodia Operations

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....

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25 March 2014

ANZ seeks 100% control of Cambodia operations months after allegations surfaced that ANZ Royal helped finance a sugar refinery linked to forced evictions

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Company response
4 February 2014

ANZ’s response to the statement of Equitable Cambodia and Inclusive Development International regarding its link to Phnom Penh Sugar [Cambodia]

Author: ANZ

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.

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