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18 July 2018
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Author: UmweltDialog

Auf einer neuen Online-Plattform bewerten die Frankfurt School of Finance & Management und der WWF Deutschland die Finanzmarktregulierung in Deutschland und in der EU in Bezug auf Green Finance. Der „Finance fit for Paris“-Tracker“ (3fP) überprüft...

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18 July 2018

Verisk Maplecroft Human Rights Outlook 2018 highlights modern slavery risks arising from automation & attacks on defenders as key challenges

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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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10 July 2018

Commentary: Social investing is on the rise, yet measuring impact often fails to incl. human rights expertise

Author: David Kinley, Ethical Corporation

"‘Can booming social bond market really turn finance to the good side?’", 28 June 2018...

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10 July 2018

Netherlands: Agreement signed for intl. socially responsible investing in insurance sector

Author: Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands

"Insurance sector agrees commitments on responsible investing", 5 July 2018...

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4 July 2018

Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining "Sustainable Investing"

Author: John G. Ruggie & Emily K. Middleton, Harvard Kennedy School, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government

The first part of this paper examines the rise and current state of ESG investing. The second addresses the conceptual and statistical weakness of the S domain [social performance]. The third describes how drawing on internationally recognized human...

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26 June 2018
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« #MeToo devient un risque financier pour les entreprises », 25 juin 2018...

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13 June 2018

Commentary: The rising trend of climate change litigation is one to watch

Author: Maysa Zorob & Marion Cadier, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Are courts the new front line for climate justice?", 13 June 2018 ...

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8 June 2018

Changing business models and corporate practices towards ending deforestation

Author: Bryson Ogden, Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

"To end deforestation, we must protect community land rights", 31 May 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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