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Co-operative Bank rejects loan applications from companies controlled by sovereign wealth funds of countries with poor human rights records

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20 May 2008

Co-operative Bank boycotts funds over human rights

Author: Patrick Hosking, Times [UK]

The Co-operative Bank is boycotting some sovereign wealth funds because of the human rights records of their controlling regimes, it revealed yesterday...It declined to name the funds, but those on its blacklist are thought to include multibillion-dollar funds controlled by Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Qatar and China.

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1 May 2008

Defending Human Rights

Author: Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank and Amnesty International have joined forces to mark the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR with a campaign to raise awareness and call for action on human rights issues.

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