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25 April 2018

Global finance sector needs to start acknowledging its human rights responsibilities, argues professor

Author: David Kinley on openDemocracy

"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...

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24 April 2018

Global funding for extreme fossil fuels increased by 11% in 2017, new report finds

[Includes responses by BNP Parbias, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canda, Morgan Stanley & Toronto-Dominion Bank]

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22 April 2018

Commentary: BlackRock CEO exhorts corporations to develop "social conscience"; yet finance sector still lags on social responsibility

Author: David Kinley, Open Democracy

"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...

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24 January 2018

BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance

In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...

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23 January 2018
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Un informe de la Red de vigilancia a la Banca, BankTrack, denominado “De qué modo contribuye la banca a los abusos de derechos humanos” (en inglés), se menciona la financiación que diversos bancos han efectuado a empresas en distintos países. El...

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15 January 2018

Credit Suisse response to secret loans scandel case in Mozambique

Author: Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse response to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre with respect to case study 8 of the BankTrack human rights briefing paper of December 2017:...

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8 November 2017

Commentary: Multinationals' tax avoidance drives decrease in public funding and higher taxes on lower-income households

Author: Gabriel Zucman, University of California, Berkeley, in Guardian (UK)

"The desperate inequality behind global tax dodging", 8 Nov 2017...

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26 October 2017
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Author: Joachim Wille, Frankfurter Rundschau

"Indianerinnen im Bank-Tower", 20 Oktober 2017...

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19 October 2017

UN Independent Expert asks Thun Group of Banks to discuss the Guiding Principles on Foreign Debt and Human Rights & practice of lending to states with widespread human rights violations

Author: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States

“Mandate of the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights” - 19 October 2017...

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29 June 2017

Top global banks lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...

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