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20 October 2009

Cluster Munition Coalition calls on govts to stop banks investing in companies producing cluster bombs

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20 October 2009

[PDF] Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions: a shared responsibility

Author: Esther Vandenbroucke, IKV Pax Christi & Roos Boer, Netwerk Vlaanderen

This publication...presents...financial institutions’ investment in companies that develop or produce cluster munitions, on financial institutions disinvesting from producers of cluster munitions and on legislative measures to prohibit investment in...

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1 March 2009

Global Witness urges banks not to do business with dictators & corrupt govts.

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1 March 2009

[PDF] Full report: Undue diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

Author: Global Witness

[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...

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6 July 2006

Banks Adopt Fortified Green Principles

Author: Emad Mekay, IPS

...more than 40 international financial institutions have committed to financing only those projects that comply with the Equator Principles (EP), a set of voluntary environmental and social standards that seek to uphold the rights of people displaced...

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6 July 2006

[PDF] Financial Institutions Announce Revision of Equator Principles - Underscoring the Global Application of Environmental and Social Risk Management

Author: Equator Principles

The Equator Principles...have been revised in the following ways: • The Principles apply to all project financings with capital costs above USD 10 million. • The Principles now also apply to project finance advisory activities. • The revised...

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19 May 2006

Complaint Against Calyon over Controversial Uruguayan Papermills could Frustrate Financial Times Sustainability Prize

Author: Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA)

The Financial Times published a few days ago a short-list of international financial institutions under consideration for their new “Sustainable Banking Awards”. Amongst the pre-selected candidates of over 90 submissions, Calyon is one of five banks...

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18 May 2006
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Author: El Independiente [Argentina]

Una organización ambientalista argentina realizará en las próximas horas una presentación ante el banco francés Calyon [parte de Crédit Agricole] con el fin de que retire la financiación comprometida a la empresa Botnia para la construcción de su...

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18 May 2006

International Coalition Denounces Calyon of France for its violations of the Equator Principles for its support to Finnish papermill Botnia in Uruguay

Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente (CEDHA)

Nine organizations including broad civil society networks in 6 countries, filed a complaint today against Calyon, the international financial investment arm of Crédit Agricole of France, for violations of the Equator Principles, in Calyon's support of...

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18 May 2006

Shortlist unveiled for sustainable banking awards

Author: Environmental Finance

ABN Amro has been short-listed for every category of the Financial Times' sustainable banking awards. The most sustainable banks from around the world are to be singled out for recognition by this new programme of awards, launched by the Financial...

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