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3 July 2017

Coalition of major investors request more transparency on how companies manage their workforces

Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times

"Investors demand more information on labour practices", 2 July 2017...

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29 June 2017
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Avec un premier Green Bond de 500 millions d'euros, la RATP met sa transition énergétique sur de bons rails », 27 juin 2017...

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29 June 2017

Top global banks lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...

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13 June 2017

Norway's sovereign wealth fund will ask banks in which it has invested to disclose how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions

Author: Gwladys Fouche, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Norway's $960 billion sovereign wealth fund will ask the banks in which it has invested to disclose how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday. The world's largest wealth fund...has in the...

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31 May 2017

Banks loan billions to oil firms allegedly exporting low-grade fuel high in pollutants, says briefing

A new BankTrack briefing raises questions about how banks are conducting human rights due diligence. In response to research by Swiss NGO Public Eye accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling blends of low-grade fuel high in...

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31 March 2017
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Le nouveau rapport de l'ONG Oxfam - « Banques en exil : comment les grandes banques européennes profitent des paradis fiscaux » - réalisé en collaboration avec le réseau Fair Finance Guide International, livre une analyse inédite des activités des 20 ...

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27 March 2017

Financial reporting by EU's biggest banks reveals tax avoidance, depriving poor countries of income, says Oxfam

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21 March 2017

Google apologises over ads on extremist material; makes no commitment to prevent further abuse

Author: Rob Davies, the Guardian

"Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content", 20 Mar 2017...

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23 February 2017

The Elephant in the Room": Corporate Tax Avoidance & Business and Human Rights

Author: Shane Darcy, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

This article addresses tax avoidance by companies in the context of the emerging field of business and human rights. It describes the mechanics of corporate tax avoidance and the human costs of such practices. It then considers the extent to which tax...

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20 February 2017

HSBC tightens standards on lending to the palm oil industry following Greenpeace report on its links to environmental destruction in Indonesia

Author: Emiko Terazono and Martin Arnold, Financial Times

“HSBC tightens standards on lending to palm oil industry”, 20 Feb 2017...

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