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23 October 2019

USA: Pension fund CalPERS drops for-profit prison companies from its portfolio

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24 September 2019

Asset owner alliance commits to carbon neutral portfolios by 2050

Author: Susanna Rust, Investment & Pensions Europe

Nordic pension investors have committed to carbon neutral portfolios by 2050 as part of a new asset owner campaign.Members of the alliance will set and publicly report on intermediate targets “in line with Article 4.9 of the Paris Agreement”, thereby...

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20 September 2019
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Les investisseurs responsables des PRI répondent à l'appel du Président Macron pour sauver l'Amazonie », 20 septembre 2019....

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27 December 2018

USA: Investigation finds credit cards crucial to financing mass shootings; banks say not their responsibility to track gun purchases

Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times

USA: Investigation finds credit cards crucial to financing mass shootings; banks say not their responsibility to track gun purchases...

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Company non-response
17 September 2018

CalPERS did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond to the allegations in the report. It did not send a response.

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17 September 2018

Philippines: Report alleges 'opaque investments' in coal projects that are causing environmental & social harms; some investors respond

The report, "Broken Promises: The World Bank, International Investors and the Fight for Climate Justice in the Philippines," raises serious allegations concerning various companies' support of coal power plan projects in the Philippines through 'opaqu...

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