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8 August 2018

Munich Re to limit coal involvement in line with Paris Agreement; NGOs welcome announcement but say doesn't go far enough

On 5 August 2018, Munich Re revealed its new coal policy. According to the announcement in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the world’s second largest reinsurer plans to stop offering insurance for new coal-fired power plants and mines in...

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7 August 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees urges govt and businesses to extend support for Rohingya refugees

Author: UNHCR

"UNHCR's Grandi appeals to Asia-Pacific ministers, business leaders for solidarity with refugees, people of Myanmar's Rakhine State," 07 August 2018...

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6 August 2018

UK: Lloyds bank to stop financing new coal plants & thermal coal mines

Author: Energyworld

"Britain's Lloyds bank to stop financing new coal plants, thermal coal mines", 2 August 2018...

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25 July 2018
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Author: France Info

« Au moins 207 défenseurs de l'environnement ont été tués en 2017, selon l'ONG Global Witness », 24 juillet 2017...

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25 July 2018
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Author: Les Amis de la Terre France

« AG2R La Mondiale et Macif excluent les développeurs de centrales à charbon de leurs investissements », 23 juillet 2018...

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24 July 2018

New Global Witness report finds agribusiness is most dangerous sector for defenders

Author: Global Witness (UK)

"At what cost?: Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders  in 2017"...

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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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