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31 December 2018

Banking giant HSBC divests from Israeli arms manufacturer following pressure from human rights campaigners

Author: War on Want

Human rights campaigners have declared a victory as global banking giant HSBC confirmed that it has divested completely from Israeli weapons manufacturer Elbit Systems after a year of campaign pressure. Elbit Systems is one of Israel’s largest arms...

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12 December 2018
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10 December 2018

CEOs of 50 companies sign open letter appealing to world leaders to urgently address climate change

Author: Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders

"...In 2015, our coalition the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders – an informal group, facilitated by the World Economic Forum, of major global businesses from a range of sectors – called on governments to reach an ambitious climate deal, aligned with th...

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10 December 2018

U.S. Alliance for Sustainable Finance forms to drive investment in clean energy and climate resilience projects

Author: Bloomberg

"Today, during the inaugural Sustainable Finance Week in New York, Bloomberg announced the formation of the U.S. Alliance for Sustainable Finance (USASF), convening 15 founding members to drive investment in clean energy and climate resilience projects...

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9 December 2018
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Author: Claus Hecking, Spiegel Online

Mehr als 400 internationale Großinvestoren rebellieren gegen die unzureichenden Maßnahmen von Regierungen weltweit gegen den Klimawandel - und fordern sie zu entschlossenem Handeln auf. Derzeit verhandeln mehr als 190 Staaten auf der UN-Klimakonferenz...

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Company non-response
23 October 2018

HSBC did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HSBC to respond, it did not.

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16 October 2018

Days after IPCC report, 30 U.K. companies commit to dedicating hundreds of millions of pounds to addressing climate change

Author: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, UK Government

"Top businesses across the UK have today announced significant pledges worth hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change, marking the government’s first ever Green GB & NI Week....

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15 October 2018

Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist

On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was murdered by Saudi agents in the consultate. Khashoggi's case prompted a...

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11 October 2018

Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses

On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

HSBC did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HSBC to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. HSBC did not respond.

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