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Commentary: Multinationals' tax avoidance drives decrease in public funding and higher taxes on lower-income households
Author: Gabriel Zucman, University of California, Berkeley, in Guardian (UK)
"The desperate inequality behind global tax dodging", 8 Nov 2017...
- Related stories: Paradise Papers reveal practices of aggressive tax avoidance by multinational corporations
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on tax avoidance
- Related companies: Credit Suisse Google (part of Alphabet) HSBC
Boston Common Asset Management & investor coalition call on world's largest banks to release more robust climate-related disclosure
Author: Lauren Compere, Huffington Post
"Making climate change banks' business", 19 September 2017...
Author: Fabio Benedetti Valentini & Russell Ward, Bloomberg
BNP Paribas SA pledged to stop financing shale and oil sands projects, expanding earlier commitments in support of global efforts to tackle climate change... The company also won’t fund oil or gas projects in the Arctic region... BNP Paribas said it’s...
Author: Mark Kleinman, Sky News, Published on: 5 October 2017...
Australia: Commentary: Finance has potential to advance lives of individuals & communities; human rights need to be essential part
Author: David Kinley, ABC News
"How banks can win our trust back (and it's not through good deeds)", 24 August 2017...
India: Report finds modern slavery, child labour & unsafe work at granite quarries - What should companies do?
Author: Stop Child Labour, India Committee of the Netherlands, Kerk in Actie
"The Dark Sites of Granite: Modern slavery, child labour and unsafe work in Indian granite quarries - What should companies do?," 23 August 2017 ...
Author: Laura Paddison, Guardian
"HSBC triggers investigation into palm oil company over deforestation allegations", 17 July 2017...
Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times
"Investors demand more information on labour practices", 2 July 2017...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
- Related companies: Agricultural Bank of China ANZ Bank Bank of America Bank of China Bank of Montreal Bank of Nova Scotia Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (part of Mitsubishi UFJ) Barclays BNP Paribas Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) China Construction Bank Citigroup Commonwealth Bank Crédit Agricole Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs HSBC Industrial & Commercial Bank of China ING Bank JPMorgan Chase Mizuho Financial Group Morgan Stanley National Australia Bank Natixis PNC Financial Services Royal Bank of Canada Royal Bank of Scotland Santander SMBC Nikko Securities Société Générale Standard Chartered Toronto-Dominion Bank UBS UniCredit Bulbank Wells Fargo Westpac