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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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20 December 2007

Human Rights Groups and Investors Push Wall Street to Use Influence in Sudan to End War Against Civilians in Darfur

Author: Amnesty International USA

A coalition of leading human rights organizations and socially responsible investment companies have jointly announced the filing of shareholder resolutions with six major banks and financial firms [Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, T. Rowe...

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28 November 2007

Progress Report [responses & link to list of firms that have not responded]

Author: Amnesty International USA

Scroll down to find out how particular investment firms are responding to our request that they use their influence to support human rights in Sudan....

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28 November 2007

Socially responsible shareholders file resolutions with 6 US finance firms invested in companies linked to Sudan over Darfur

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1 November 2007

Amnesty USA & investor coalition calls on banks that own stock in oil companies in Sudan to press for change change in Darfur

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1 November 2007

Shareholders and NGOs unite to press the Big 4 to encourage implementation of UNAMID [Sudan]

Author: Amnesty International USA

...[A] joint letter, sent September 24th, 2007 and signed by institutional investors and NGOs, call[ed] on the top 20 investment firms with holdings in the publicly traded subsidiaries and spin offs of the Big 4 companies with operations in Sudan:...

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8 September 2007
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Author: Abid Aslam, IPS News (Inter Press Service)

Des activistes ont lancé une tentative pour couvrir de honte certaines des plus grandes sociétés d'investissement du monde [qui ont investit dans des] firmes pétrolières chinoises qu'ils accusent de complicité dans ce que le gouvernement des Etats-Unis...

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5 September 2007

Finance: Darfur Groups Ask U.S. Funds to Drop Chinese Oil Majors

Author: Abid Aslam, IPS News (Inter Press Service)

Activists have launched a bid to shame some of the world's largest mutual fund companies into dumping Chinese oil majors they accuse of complicity in what the U.S. government calls genocide in western Sudan's Darfur region... Activists want U.S.-based...

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5 September 2007

US mutual funds urged to divest from CNPC, PetroChina over Darfur - includes companies' responses

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