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11 November 2002

International Law Suit Filed on Behalf of Apartheid Victims - Khulumani et al. v. Barclays et al.

Author: law firm of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll

Today the law firm of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C. along with other firms in the United States, joins with the South African firm, Abrahams Kiewitz, in filing a complaint that seeks to hold businesses responsible for aiding and...

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12 November 2002

NGO sues firms for 'propping up apartheid'

Author: South African Press Association

[lawsuit in U.S. court against companies for past conduct in South Africa] - A non-governmental organisation has filed a lawsuit against 21 multinational corporations and leading international banks for helping prop up the apartheid state...The...

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12 November 2002

Summary of the Complaint - Khulumani et al. v. Barclays et al.

Author: law firm of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll

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31 December 2002

[PDF] Judging Corporate Accountability in theGlobal Economy

Author: Elliot J. Schrage, Adjunct Senior Fellow in Business and Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, in Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

Simply slamming the door on those seeking relief in U.S. courts is bad foreign policy, bad economic policy, and bad legal practice...An effective policy would harness the power of private litigation in U.S. courts as a vehicle for encouraging other...

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1 January 2003

Equator Principles [full text]

Author: drafted by ABN Amro, Barclays, Citigroup and WestLB in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation

[scroll down to "See full text of Equator Principles" to download the document]

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6 April 2003

Banks' adherence to IFC environment & social guidelines may increase pressure on export credit agencies to do same

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6 April 2003

Four banks adopt IFC agreement

Author: Demetri Sevastopulo, Financial Times

At least four European and US banks plan to adopt the International Finance Corporation's social and environmental guidelines for project finance in emerging markets, a clear signal that banks are awakening to the risks of socially irresponsible...

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19 April 2003

In the green dock: corporate targets [sub-section of article entitled "Asda 'exploiting loophole' for store space"]

Author: Julia Finch & Neil Hume, Guardian [UK]

FoE [Friends of the Earth] is also targeting some of Britain's largest listed firms, which it claims are putting profits before people and the environment; it has bought shares in 18 publicly quoted firms and has been questioning boards about the...

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2 May 2003

Barclays Support West Africa Aids Foundation

Author: Accra Mail [Ghana]

Barclays Bank Ghana, has donated 275 million cedis to the West Africa Foundation a non - Governmental Organization (NGO) which offers free testing, counselling, caring and treatment of people living with HIV/ AIDS.

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5 June 2003

Top 10 banks agree to socially responsible financing

Author: AFP, in Business Report [South Africa]

[Equator Principles] The banks would apply the principles globally and to all industry sectors, including mining, oil and gas, and forestry, according to a World Bank statement. The banks adopting the principles are ABN Amro Bank and Rabobank of the...

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