Headquarters in Australia
[The unofficial Myanmar language translation of this response is available here]
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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...
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...
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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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...
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