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14 May 2007

Dash into biofuels can be harmful, says Co-op

Author: Terry Macalister, Guardian

A leading British investor today joins the chorus of concern about a headlong flight into biofuels as a solution for global warming by saying companies involved in the sector could jeopardise future profits by not carefully considering the long-term...

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26 February 2009

Co-op to help fund oil sands legal fight

Author: Ed Crooks, Financial Times

The UK's Co-op banking and investment group is paying £50,000 ($71,000) to fund a legal action in Canada that could block the development of the country's oil sands by companies such as Royal Dutch Shell and BP. The money will be used to fund evidence...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Briefing Note for Decent Work in Global Supply Chains Workshop

Author: Rachel Wilshaw & Helena Viñes Fiestas, Oxfam GB; Rachel Crossley & Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment; Neil Brown, Aviva; & Adam Ognall, UKSIF

This briefing note…summarise[s] the current state of play, from a development and an investment perspective, on labour issues in the supply chain [and]…canvass[es] how investor engagement on this topic could evolve …examining whether company...

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