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4 February 2019
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2 March 2018

BlackRock poses tough questions to gunmakers and sellers

Author: Ross Kerber, Reuters

Asset manager BlackRock Inc... is pressing gunmakers and weapons retailers in its portfolios to explain how they monitor firearm sales and use, and it is studying the creation of new index-based portfolios of stocks that would exclude gunmakers and...

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15 June 2015

Guardian finds pension funds exposed to climate change risks due to investments in coal

Author: Damian Carrington & Caelainn Barr, Guardian (UK)

"Coal crash: how pension funds face huge risk from climate change", 15 Jun 2015...

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8 June 2015

Sierra Leone: Allegations of grave human rights abuses levelled against African Minerals; company declines to respond

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2 July 2014

[PDF] Myanmar: EIRIS welcomes new reports pursuant to US responsible investment requirements but says some fail to provide critical information

Author: EIRIS Conflict Risk Network

U.S. Companies Report on Burma Investments – Reporting Requirements Spur Disclosures, But Questions Remain, 1 July 2014...

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9 January 2014

U.S. SEC nudges Franklin Resources toward vote on Sudan holdings

Author: Ross Kerber, Reuters

U.S. regulators rejected a request by investment firm Franklin Resources Inc [holding company for Franklin Templeton] to skip a shareholder vote pressuring it to sell off holdings in companies linked to Sudan, whose president faces international war...

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20 December 2013

Coke's report on responsible business practices in Myanmar sets standard for transparency on both successes and failures

Author: Jonathan Kaufman, EarthRights International

...What makes the Coke report unique is the level of transparency it provides – both into the company’s successes and its failure in responsible business conduct – meaning that communities, investors, and the U.S. Government alike have a reasonable...

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12 December 2013

Myanmar: Coca-Cola's report submitted to the US Govt. under the Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements

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10 December 2013

Response by Capital Group: US Campaign for Burma, EarthRights Intl. call on Capital Group to re-submit reports under US Reporting Requirements after allegedly failing to "meet basic standards for full disclosure".

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Company response
20 November 2013

Response by Capital Group: EIRIS Conflict Risk Network urges Coca-Cola, Ford, GE to report robustly on investment in Myanmar under US Govt's Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements, and Capital Group to resubmit report.

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