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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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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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18 September 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« [LE CHIFFRE] Un millier d’investisseurs à travers le monde, pesant 6 240 milliards de dollars, ont désinvesti les énergies fossiles », 16 septembre 2018...

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18 July 2018
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Le fonds souverain d'Irlande désinvestit des énergies fossiles... Un symbole avant que la Norvège ne suive cet exemple », 13 juillet 2018...

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17 July 2018

Ireland to become world's first country to divest from fossil fuel co's

Author: Damian Carrington, The Guardian

"Ireland becomes world's first country to divest from fossil fuels", 12 July 2018...

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11 July 2018

Church of England to divest from oil & gas co's that fail to develop Paris Agreement-compatible decarbonisation strategy

Author: James Murrey, BusinessGreen

"Church of England votes for oil and gas divestment push", 9 July 2018...

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7 June 2018

New Annual Briefing on legal accountability: Turning up the heat: Corporate legal accountability for climate change

This year's Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing explores the rising trend of climate litigation brought against companies. Turning up the heat: Corporate legal accountability for climate change examines the opportunities and challenges for ...

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6 June 2018
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25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

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10 April 2018

Report examines human rights considerations in pension funds & infrastructure investments

Author: Business & Human Rights Clinic, Columbia University

"Pension Funds and Human Rights: A study of human rights considerations of pension funds", April 2018...

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