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6 February 2020

Japanese megabanks accused of financing rainforest destruction in Rainforest Action Network's report

In a new report entitled “Will Japan’s Megabanks Stop Financing Rainforest Destruction?” published by Rainforest Action Network,  Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Mizuho Financial Group (Mizuho), and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMBC Group),...

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6 February 2020

Japan’s Megabanks Complicit in Destroying Critical Carbon Sinks & Fueling Illegality

Author: Rainforest Action Network

29 January 2020...

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6 February 2020

Will Japan’s Megabanks Stop Financing Rainforest Destruction?

Author: Rainforest Action Network

January 2020...

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31 January 2020

Chinese banks funding BRI projects should take environmental risks seriously, blogger says

Author: Divya Narain, China Dialogue

“Banks need to take Belt and Road environmental risks seriously”, 30 January 2020...

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21 January 2020
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Am 16. Januar 2020 reichte die Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker (GfbV) beim Schweizer Kontaktpunkt für die OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen eine Beschwerde gegen das Energieunternehmen BKW ein. BKW ist an einem umstrittenen Windpark in...

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21 January 2020

OECD complaint filed against Swiss energy company for investing in Norwegian wind project opposed by indigenous people

On 16 January 2020, the Society for Threatened People (STP) filed a complaint with the Swiss National Contact Point against energy company BKW for investing in a wind farm project in western Norway. Storheia, the site of one of the wind farms is an...

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23 December 2019

Chinese insurers' support for renewables over coal is essential for avoiding climate breakdown, blogger says

Author: Peter Bosshard, China Dialogue

“Will China follow leading global insurers and withdraw from coal power?”, 17 December 2019...

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23 December 2019

Chinese insurers' support for renewables over coal is essential for avoiding climate breakdown, blogger says

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23 December 2019
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Author: 白•好德, 中外对话

“中国保险公司能否放弃对煤炭的支持?”, 2019年12月17日...

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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