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1 May 2014

Extractives Sustainability: How to Meet Investor and Lender Expectations

Author: Judy Kuszewski, Ethical Corporation

Ethical Corporation has just published a new feature analysis on ‘How sustainability affect the way the finance sector views opportunities in extractives?’...We have analysed the financial pressures that oil, gas and mining companies face from three...

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19 September 2013

[PDF] Responsible Business Advancing Peace

Author: UN Global Compact

As a key agent of change, companies can make a critical contribution to economic development, peace and stability in the areas where they operate...Companies provide jobs and revenue to a local economy. They can set an example of sustainable business...

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31 May 2013

[PDF] Investor Statement in Support of SEC Rule 1502 on Conflict Minerals

Author: Member companies of Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, UNPRI, US SIF & others

[Signatories include American Baptist Home Mission Societies, Aquinas Associates, ASN Bank (part of SNS Reaal), Batirente, Better World Investments, Boston Common Asset Management, Bradglade Ltd, Calvert Investments, Catholic Health East, Christian...

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30 May 2013

Investors issue statement expressing support for US conflict minerals rule & disagreement with lawsuit by US industry groups

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31 March 2013

Ageism more widespread than sexism [UK]

Author: Brian Groom, Financial Times

Age discrimination is now seen as a more widespread problem in the City than sex discrimination, a survey of more than 1,600 finance sector workers has found. While more than one-third of City employees said their employer was “very committed” to...

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16 July 2011

Global investors urge strong arms treaty

Author: Nina Röhrbein, Investment & Pensions Europe

Twenty-one investors with over $1.2trn (€847bn) in assets under management have called for a strong, legally binding and comprehensive Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) amid ongoing negotiations at the United Nations (UN)...Tim Goodman, associate director at...

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1 July 2010

Michael Kane list of organizations with sustainable banking programmes and resources

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1 July 2010

[DOC] Global survey of Environmental, Social and Governance policies of national governments, international organizations and institutional investors

Author: Michael J. Kane

The purpose of this survey is to provide examples of environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and programs promoted by national governments, international organizations, institutional investors, and related organizations worldwide. [refers...

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28 April 2010

CORE Coalition report says UK-listed companies do not adequately report on their social & environmental impacts

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28 April 2010

FTSE100 Company Reports Reveal Inadequacy of Companies Act

Author: Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition

The Companies Act has failed to make enviroronmental and social reporting simpler and more effective according to a new report released today by the Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition...[O]f the FTSE100 company accounts reviewed, AstraZeneca,...

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