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9 October 2019
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Author: EU-Lat Red de Incidencia

"Recomendaciones a la UE y sus Estados Miembros para la protección de defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos en América Latina", Oct 2019...

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9 October 2019

EU & its member states' diplomatic missions should be informing private sector investments to prevent attacks on defenders, new guidance says

Author: EU-Lat Advocacy Network

"Recommendations to the EU and its Member States for the protection of human rights defenders in Latin America", Oct 2019...

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1 October 2019

Zimbabwe: Anglo American commits to independent 'Responsible Mining' audit

Author: Anglo American

‘Anglo American leads the way on IRMA’s standard for responsible mining’ 30 September 2019...

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30 September 2019

Swedish pension fund AP2 publishes first human rights report in line with UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Author: Andra AP-fonden (AP2)

The Fund believes that the most  severe risks it poses concerning adverse impacts on human rights lie in its roles of asset owner and asset manager. This refers to risks arising from the Fund's portfolio, to which the Fund may in its turn be directly...

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24 September 2019

Asset owner alliance commits to carbon neutral portfolios by 2050

Author: Susanna Rust, Investment & Pensions Europe

Nordic pension investors have committed to carbon neutral portfolios by 2050 as part of a new asset owner campaign.Members of the alliance will set and publicly report on intermediate targets “in line with Article 4.9 of the Paris Agreement”, thereby...

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20 September 2019
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Les investisseurs responsables des PRI répondent à l'appel du Président Macron pour sauver l'Amazonie », 20 septembre 2019....

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18 September 2019

230 institutional investors call on companies to take action to combat deforestation & climate change

Author: Ceres

Today, 230 institutional investors representing USD $16.2 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to take urgent action in light of the devastating fires in the Amazon, which have been fueled in part because of the deforestation...

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9 September 2019
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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« PRI In Person : Paris, capitale éphémère de l’investissement responsable mondial », 6 septembre 2019...

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7 September 2019

Australia: BHP urged to suspend membership of industry associations whose actions oppose effective action on climate change

Author: Derek Rose, AAP

"Activists want BHP to quit industry groups", 4 September 2019...

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5 September 2019

Report of the Thun Group of Banks' Annual Meeting 2019

Author: Thun Group of Banks

More than 50 participants attended the two day annual meeting in Thun. Representatives from banks, governments, academia, civil society, international governmental organizations, law firms, and other business organizations came together to discuss...

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