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Church Commissioners for England and leading institutional funds welcome Glencore’s climate change commitments
Author: Church Commissioners for England
The Church Commissioners for England and a leading coalition of investors participating in Climate Action 100+ today welcomed a position statement issued by Glencore significantly strengthening its commitment to combat climate change...Speaking as the...
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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...
Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Investec to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Investec did not respond.
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In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...
"Gender equality global report and ranking," 4 October 2018...
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South African banks fund mining projects in southern Africa that raise issues over social, environmental, human rights impacts, says new report
Southern Africa Resource Watch, in announcing its report, South African Banks Footprint in SADC Mining Projects, said:...
Author: Investec (South Africa)
Some of the deals mentioned in this report are more than 10 years old. We believe that the commitment as a banking sector to adhering to ESG principles in general has been greatly improved over the past decade. Furthermore, there is a sector...
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Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach
Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)
'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...
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Author: Natalie Greve, Engineering News [So. Africa]
Twelve South African companies had voluntarily committed to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), in the 2013 financial year to date, the National Business Initiative (NBI) said…The twelve signatories were Transnet, Allegiance Air, Oceana Group,...