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Company response
10 July 2018

BlackRock response

Author: BlackRock

Virtually all of these shares are held in index funds. Index providers determine which companies to include in the indices they create. As a fiduciary, BlackRock then offers clients funds, like ETFs, that are designed to track the investment results of...

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Article
10 July 2018

Commentary: Social investing is on the rise, yet measuring impact often fails to incl. human rights expertise

Author: David Kinley, Ethical Corporation

"‘Can booming social bond market really turn finance to the good side?’", 28 June 2018...

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Report
10 July 2018

Immigration detention: An American business

Author: Corrections Accountability Project

On April 6, 2018, the administration announced a "zero tolerance" immigration policy that requires every undocumented adult immigrant and asylum seeker in the U.S. to be criminally prosecuted under federal law... The "zero tolerance" immigration policy...

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Story
26 June 2018

USA: Govt. contractors accused of profiting from separation & detention of migrant & asylum seeking families

In May 2018, the Trump administration announced that it would increase prosecutions of migrants and asylum seekers crossing the US-Mexico border and implemented a “zero tolerance” policy intended to deter new migrants with the threat of jail sentences...

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21 May 2018

Campaigners welcome Blackrock’s divestment from Nevsun following campaign over alleged use of forced labour in Eritrea; Nevsun denies use of forced labour

Freedom United and Eritrea Focus have launched a campaign to urge Nevsun's biggest shareholders to divest from the company due to alleged use of forced labour in its Eritrean mines. BlackRock Fund Managers have divested from Nevsun while M & G...

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Article
25 April 2018

Global finance sector needs to start acknowledging its human rights responsibilities, argues professor

Author: David Kinley on openDemocracy

"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...

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Article
22 April 2018

Commentary: BlackRock CEO exhorts corporations to develop "social conscience"; yet finance sector still lags on social responsibility

Author: David Kinley, Open Democracy

"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...

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Article
25 March 2018

Citigroup policy prohibits business clients from selling firearms to customers under 21 & those not passing a background check

Author: Tiffany Hsu, The New York Times

"Citigroup sets restrictions on gun sales by business partners," 22 March 2018...

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13 March 2018
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Author: Gestión (Perú)

“En Estados Unidos, empresas abordan temas que gobierno evita”, 2 de marzo de 2018...

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Article
4 March 2018

BlackRock to offer opportunity to invest in funds that exclude gun manufacturers & retailers

Author: Tom Barnes, Independent (UK)

"BlackRock: Investment giant threatens to pull funds from gunmakers after Florida high school shooting," 3 March 2018...

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