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1 October 2002

EU Banks Come Up Short on Environmental Issues

Author: Edie News

European banks have much room for improvement with regard to their assessment of the environmental credit risk of projects for which potential clients are seeking funding, says a leading investment company. The study of 10 Western European banks by...

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2 August 2002

Shell faces South Africa apartheid lawsuits

Author: Nicol Degli Innocenti, Financial Times

Royal Dutch/Shell, the oil company, is to be cited in a multi-billion-dollar class action lawsuit brought by a team of lawyers on behalf of the victims of South Africa's apartheid regime, a lawyer said on Friday...Shell, which is accused of supplying...

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9 July 2002

Credit Suisse Financial Services gives children a ticket to life

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

The Ticket to Life campaign [joint Credit Suisse Financial Services / UNICEF Switzerland campaign] seeks to ensure children everywhere have official papers, like birth certificates, obliging governments to take responsibility for their welfare.

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17 June 2002

Apartheid victims sue big business

Author: BBC News

A team of American and South African lawyers is about to file a $50bn class action suit in New York against Swiss and US banks accused of backing the former apartheid regime [suing Citigroup, Credit Suisse & UBS for allegedly profiting from loans...

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31 May 2002

Credit Suisse finances a company allegedly destroying Indonesian rainforest

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31 May 2002

Pulp Fiction - Credit Suisse and the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest

Author: Berne Declaration and ACTARES [Shareholders for a Sustainable Development]

The Indonesian pulp and paper corporation Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is responsible for the destruction of large parts of the Indonesian rainforest, one of the world’s richest in the diversity of its species, and for the expulsion of its inhabitants....

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31 May 2002
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Author: Déclaration de Berne & ACTARES [Actionnariat pour une économie durable]

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31 May 2002
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Author: Erklärung von Bern und ACTARES [AktionärInnen für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften]

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1 December 2001

[PDF] Holocaust Restitution in the United States and Other Claims For Historical Wrongs

Author: Michael J. Bazyler, Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, in ACLU International Civil Liberties Report 2001 [American Civil Liberties Union]

An Update [includes updates on human rights-related lawsuits against Credit Suisse, Union Bank of Switzerland, Swiss Bank Corporation, German & Austrian banks, French banks, Barclays Bank, Chase Manhattan Bank, J.P. Morgan, European insurance...

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1 September 2001

Swiss business & human rights (Nestlé, Novartis, UBS, Credit Suisse, ABB, Coop, Migros, Switcher, Veillon)

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