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8 May 2017

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:...

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Survey response
2 October 2018

Investec response to survey on financing mining projects in southern Africa

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4 October 2018

Equileap publishes ranking of top 200 companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

"Gender equality global report and ranking," 4 October 2018...

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

Investec did not respond

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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8 October 2018

NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes

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...

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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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20 February 2019

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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