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28 January 2020

UN Working Group calls for inputs on business in conflict & post-conflict contexts (due 10 Apr)

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

As part of its mandate to promote the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights launched a project in 2018 to clarify the practical steps that States and business enterprises should take to...

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27 January 2020

USA: Boards should increase accountability for sexual harassment, says lawyer

Author: Julie Goldsmith Reiser, Financial Times

"Boards must be held accountable for sexual harassment scandals," 1 Jan 2020 [Subscription required]...

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24 January 2020
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Author: Collectif des financiers pour une planète plus responsable, dans La Tribune (France)

«Appel à une finance de progrès social et environnemental» 21 janvier 2020...

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24 January 2020
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Author: Breaking News

« SumOfUs exhorte les actionnaires d'Apple à voter pour un projet de rapport sur la liberté d'expression », 22 janvier 2020...

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22 January 2020

Hong Kong Stock Exchange concludes consultation on ESG disclosure

In May 2019, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), launched a round of consultation on reviewing its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide to improve...

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20 January 2020

China: Companies urged to disclose more information on environmental, social and governance risks

Author: Financial Times

“Chinese companies get to grips with tougher ESG disclosures”, 14 January 2020...

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20 January 2020
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Author: Jessica Davis Plüss, SwissInfo.ch

«Pour ses 50 ans, le WEF veut présenter un autre visage du capitalisme» 20 janvier 2020...

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17 January 2020

USA: BlackRock makes climate change central to investment strategy

BlackRock announced on 14 January 2020 that it would make climate change central to its investment considerations. Citing the impact climate change has on the financial sector, BlackRock released a letter to its clients detailing the changes which...

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10 January 2020
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Author: Etienne Meyer-Vacherand, Le Temps

«Des actionnaires veulent sortir Barclays des énergies fossiles» 8 janvier 2020...

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8 January 2020

Investors with £130bn urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms as part of first-ever shareholder climate resolution aimed at UK bank

Author: Kalyeena Makortoff, The Guardian

Barclays is being urged to stop offering loans to fossil fuel companies as part of the first ever shareholder climate resolution aimed at a UK bank....

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