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11 December 2018

Institute for Human Rights and Business publishes top 10 business & human rights issues for 2019

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

"TOP 10 BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES", 10 Dec 2018...

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11 December 2018

Investors commit to supporting a just transition on climate change

Author: Investing in a Just Transition Project

"As investors with a requirement to act in the best interest of our beneficiaries and in line with our fiduciary duties, we believe that strategies to tackle climate change need to incorporate the full environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

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Report
10 December 2018

Global Coal Exit List identifies 282 companies planning to build new coal-fired power stations, calls for impact divesting

Author: Urgewald

"...The GCEL provides key statistics on companies’ annual coal production and coal share of revenue, their installed coal-fired capacity and coal share of power production. These statistics were drawn from original company sources such as annual...

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10 December 2018
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Author: Anglo American, adidas, Unilever, ABN-AMRO, Investor Alliance for Human Rights, Leber Jeweller, Domini, Primark

“Apoyando las libertades cívicas, las personas defensoras de los derechos humanos y el respeto por el estado de derecho” -10 de diciembre de 2018...

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10 December 2018

London School of Economics & Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment launch investor guide

Author: London School of Economics & Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

"A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. This guide sets out how investors can address the social dimension of climate change...

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10 December 2018

The Investing in a Just Transition Initiative guides investors on mitigating climate change while advancing social inclusion

Author: London School of Economics & Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

"...One of the ways to accelerate climate action – and optimise its benefits – is to ensure that it is inclusive. This means taking account of the distributional consequences so that no one is left behind. It is clear that the benefits of the...

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7 December 2018
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Author: La República

“Diez empresas finlandesas en Ecuador suscriben instrumento por la ética”- 04 de diciembre del 2018...

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7 December 2018
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Author: ComnicaRSE

“La sustentabilidad en Unilever luego de la salida de Paul Polman”- 05 de diciembre de 2018...

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6 December 2018
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Author: All News (Suisse)

« 4 entreprises sur 10 « échouent» en matière de droits de l'homme», 13 novembre 2018...

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29 November 2018

Civil society groups incl. BHRRC call on EU Commission to improve legal framework for corporate sustainability reporting

Author: Frank Bold, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre et al

The European Commission’s Action Plan on Sustainable Finance and the related legislative proposals are a crucial step towards achieving the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals... To achieve this objective, EU policy-makers must re...

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