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Company non-response
8 October 2018

Barclays did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Barclays to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Barclays did not respond.

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8 October 2018

NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes

In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...

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Article
3 September 2018

How digital banking is causing job losses in east Africa

Author: Allan Olingo, The East African (Kenya)

"Hi, I am Leo, and I can help you: Banks going digital"...

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Report
17 July 2018

Full report

Author: Facing Finance...

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17 July 2018

Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report

"The global extractives industry is heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human rights violations. The rights of communities, farmers and indigenous people are being trampled in the push for ever more extraction. Indeed all b...

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Company response
16 July 2018

Barclays response

"Barclays recognises that the bank’s major impacts tend to be indirect, via business relationships, arising from the provision of financial services to business customers operating in sensitive sectors. Appropriate risk management of environmental and...

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24 April 2018

Global funding for extreme fossil fuels increased by 11% in 2017, new report finds

[Includes responses by BNP Parbias, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canda, Morgan Stanley & Toronto-Dominion Bank]

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Article
23 April 2018

Tanzania: Barclays Bank supports 75 children with medical condition to access treatment

Author: Daily News (Tanzania)

 “Barclays supports children with medical problems”...

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Article
12 December 2017

World Bank to end financial support for oil & gas extraction

Author: Larry Elliott, The Guardian (UK)

The World Bank will end its financial support for oil and gas extraction within the next two years in response to the growing threat posed by climate change. In a statement that delighted campaigners opposed to fossil fuels, the Bank used a conference...

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17 November 2017

Allen & Overy publishes fifth issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

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