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Commentary: BlackRock CEO exhorts corporations to develop "social conscience"; yet finance sector still lags on social responsibility
Author: David Kinley, Open Democracy
"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...
Author: 20 minutes, France
« La justice réclame Hervé Falciani à Genève », 19 avril 2018...
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Author: Lexi Novitske, Stanford Social Innovation Review
"The AI Invasion if coming to Africa (and it's a good thing)," 12 February 2018...
Australia: Growing support amongst large institutional investors for shareholder & NGO campaigns on climate & human rights
Author: Ruth Williams, The Sydney Morning Herald
"Big investors backed shareholder campaigns on climate, human rights", 23 February 2018...
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UK: Church investment fund says it will refuse to reelect directors at firms over gender & climate change concerns
Author: Angela Monaghan, The Guardian (UK)
The Church Investors Group has warned some of Britain’s biggest companies it intends to take a hard line on executive pay, gender diversity and climate change over the forthcoming annual meeting season. The group, which represents church organisations...
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BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance
In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...
... HSBC does take human rights issues seriously and our Metals and Mining policy has made reference to human rights impacts since 2007. In 2017 we revised this policy and it explicitly states that our global business must undertake additional due...
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