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8 November 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« "Le changement climatique est une opportunité de faire évoluer les marchés de l’énergie", Patrick Pouyanné, PDG de Total », 6 novembre 2018...

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7 November 2018

EU: Finance ministers call for strong transparency rules in public & private climate finance

Author: Climate Home News

"EU finance ministers call for transparency in climate finance", 6 Nov 2018...

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5 November 2018

"Historic vote" in EU Parliament calls for stronger due diligence regime for investors

On 5 November 2018, the European Parliament voted to adopt a stronger due diligence regime, and a more robust framework to define sustainability risks when it comes to investments. Groups including NGO Global Witness have called the vote a "historic...

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5 November 2018
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Author: Zonebourse

« Chez DNCA, la philosophie ISR distingue deux approches clés : la responsabilité d'entreprise et le développement durable », 26 octobre 2018...

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30 October 2018

European pension funds call on co's to adopt positions which are in line with goals of the Paris Agreement

Author: Investment & Pensions Europe

"Pension funds challenge European companies on climate lobbying", 29 Oct 2018...

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29 October 2018

Ryanair investors call for chairman to stand down; "governance has not kept pace” with changes needed in its operating & employment model

Author: The Guardian

"Ryanair investors call for chairman to stand down in 2019", 28 October 2018...

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20 October 2018

Australia: Shareholder resolutions on human rights at upcoming AGMs of Woolworths, Qantas and Origin

Shareholder resolutions addressing human rights issues have been lodged for consideration at several upcoming annual general meetings (AGMs): Origin on fracking projects on indigenous land; Qantas on transportation of asylum seekers; and Woolworths on...

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16 October 2018

So. Africa: Investment management firm claims wealthy investors prefer companies with good environmental & social records

Author: Londiwe Buthelezi, Business Day (So. Africa)

"SA’s rich investors pursue responsible investing"...

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15 October 2018

UN Working Group issues report on human rights due diligence, with recommendations to governments, companies & investors

Full report to the UN General Assembly Companion note 1: Clarification of terms around human rights due diligence Companion note 2: Guidance to companies on human rights due diligence

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13 October 2018

AGMs: Origin, Qantas and Woolworths face human rights resolutions

Author: Joanna Mather, Financial Review

14 October 2018...

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