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26 November 2019

BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark 2019 shows 4 out of 5 banks are failing on human rights

Published on 26 November 2019, the third iteration of BankTrack's Human Rights Benchmark assesses 50 of the largest global banks on their progress towards implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). It finds that nearly...

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11 November 2019

ShareAction report shows asset managers' proxy voting can be strong tool for climate action

Author: ShareAction

"Voting Matters: Are asset managers using their proxy votes for climate action?", November 2019...

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31 October 2019

Six major brands join China Sustainable Palm Oil Alliance, taking lead in making sustainable palm oil the norm

Author: Nithin Coca, China Dialogue

“Can China shift to sustainable palm oil?”, 24 October 2019...

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31 October 2019
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Author: 尼辛•柯卡,中外对话

“中国市场能转向可持续棕榈油吗?”,2019年10月31日...

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29 October 2019

NGOs highlight environmental and human rights concerns to banks over Saudi Aramco IPO

A coalition of environmental NGOs has written to seven international banks to express their alarm over the banks' decision to underwrite the planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco. The state-owned oil giant is the world's largest emitter...

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20 September 2019
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Les investisseurs responsables des PRI répondent à l'appel du Président Macron pour sauver l'Amazonie », 20 septembre 2019....

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20 September 2019
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Author: Béatrice Heraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Grève mondiale pour le climat : ces entreprises qui poussent leurs salariés à manifester », 16 septembre 2019....

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16 September 2019

Forbes’s “100 Most Innovative Leaders” list includes one woman and no African-Americans

Author: Kat Tenbarge, Business Insider

"Forbes published a list of America's 100 'most innovative' leaders and 99 of them are men," 7 Sept 2019...

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16 September 2019

HSBC chairman Mark Tucker condemns violent protests in Hong Kong

Author: Amanda Lee, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

… Speaking publicly for the first time about the summer of unrest, HSBC chairman Mark Tucker said Hong Kong thrived because of its stability, resilience and rule of law....

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1 September 2019

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony'

Author: Reuters (UK)

Some of Hong Kong’s biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements… calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....

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