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24 September 2019

Asset owner alliance commits to carbon neutral portfolios by 2050

Author: Susanna Rust, Investment & Pensions Europe

Nordic pension investors have committed to carbon neutral portfolios by 2050 as part of a new asset owner campaign.Members of the alliance will set and publicly report on intermediate targets “in line with Article 4.9 of the Paris Agreement”, thereby...

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12 June 2018

Briefing reviews measures taken by sponsors of the Swedish Football Association to address human rights risks associated with 2018 FIFA World Cup

Swedwatch's latest briefing "The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia: Sponsorship and human rights" focuses on the role of corporate sponsors in addressing human rights risks associated with major sporting events. It highlights measures taken by sponsors of...

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26 July 2017

WWF analysis shows EU's biggest investors need to do more to align with Paris Agreement

Author: World Wildlife Fund (Switzerland)

"Biggest EU investors are partly aligned with Paris Agreement but more efforts needed", 4 July 2017...

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10 May 2017
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Author: Aero, dpa-AFX

[S]ieben große Pensionsfonds, die gemeinsam 300 Milliarden Euro Vermögen verwalten, verkaufen Ryanair-Aktien, berichtet die "Financial Times"... Unter anderem trennten sich die dänische Pensionskasse ATP und Folksam aus Schweden von dem Papier. Einigen...

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27 May 2013

[video] Enact launches business and human rights movie

Author: Enact

Enact developed a short movie to provide an overview of recent developments in the field of business and human rights. The movie had its premiere at one of the network meetings and was very well received. The movie has since been used in Enact’s...

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19 February 2010

Scandanavian financial institutions drop Elbit due to BDS pressure

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

One of the largest Dutch pension funds [ABP] told The Electronic Intifada today that it is selling off its shares in Elbit. The wave of divestment follows campaigning by Palestinian organizations and international solidarity activists to divest from...

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20 October 2009

Cluster Munition Coalition calls on govts to stop banks investing in companies producing cluster bombs

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20 October 2009

[PDF] Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions: a shared responsibility

Author: Esther Vandenbroucke, IKV Pax Christi & Roos Boer, Netwerk Vlaanderen

This publication...presents...financial institutions’ investment in companies that develop or produce cluster munitions, on financial institutions disinvesting from producers of cluster munitions and on legislative measures to prohibit investment in...

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18 April 2006

UN to unveil principles for responsible investment

Author: Reuters

The United Nations will unveil on April 27 a set of six principles defining how institutional investors worldwide can invest in ways that protect the planet and meet social responsibilities. The guidelines will be published in a document called ...

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16 December 2002

KLP Insurance: Social Responsibility in the Investment Process

Author: KLP

KLP adhere to the UN's principles and are guided by central UN conventions and declarations...In the fourth quarter of 2002 we implemented a minimum ethical standard which applies to all financial investments. This standard is based on UN principles...

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