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9 April 2015
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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Les banques françaises refusent d’investir dans un projet minier australien dénoncé par les ONG », 9 avril 2015...

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16 April 2015

So. Africa: Foreign-owned shops targeted in new wave of violent, xenophobic attacks

A series of violent attacks against foreign nationals and the looting of foreign-owned shops is being witnessed in South Africa, yet again. The most recent spate of xenophobic attacks, which broke out in Durban before spreading to other parts of the c...

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29 April 2015
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Author: Reinhard Bütikofer

...Während den 1970ern und 80ern war Divestment, in diesem Fall der Abzug aller Investitionen aus dem autoritären südafrikanischen Staat, eine entscheidende Strategie unter anderem des NUS und anderer Studentenbewegungen, um Druck auf die rassistische...

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14 May 2015

ActionAid publishes report reviewing proposals on responsible tax practice by companies

Author: ActionAid

"Responsible Tax Practice by Companies: a Mapping and Review of Current Proposals", 1 Mar 2015...

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13 August 2015

UK: Law firms’ role in supporting clients on business & human rights issues is crucial, says Law Society

Author: Sarah Smith, Law Society of England and Wales (UK)

"Better business with human rights", 28 Jul 2015...

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29 August 2015

Homage paid to Brave Protesters in Phulbari

Author: Raaj Manik, Phulbari Solidarity Group

...Phulbari Day...is...the day to commemorate mass protests that prevented a UK-based mining company, Global Coal Management PLC, from building a large-scale open-pit coal mine in Phulbari in north-west Bangladesh. Nine years ago, on 26th August in...

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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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12 October 2015

Open for Business initiative promotes positive business & economic case for equality

Open For Business is a coalition of global companies making the case that inclusive, diverse societies are better for business and better for economic growth. The purpose of the coalition is to promote a positive business and economic case for equality...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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14 December 2015

Renewable energy stocks rally after Paris climate deal

Author: Sudip Kar-Gupta & Annabella Nielsen, Reuters (USA)

European renewable energy stocks rallied on Monday following an agreement over the weekend at the Paris global climate summit to find ways to stop global warming. Goldman Sachs' analysts described the deal in Paris as the most important climate...

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