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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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6 June 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)c

« Suez et WWF, La Banque Postale et Crésus, EDF et LPO... Quand grands groupes et ONG se disent "Oui" », 29 mai 2018...

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30 May 2018
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29 May 2018

EU: Commission releases first legislative package under Sustainable Finance Action Plan

In March 2018, the European Commission adopted an action plan on sustainable finance as part of a strategy to integrate environmental, social and governance considerations into its financial policy framework and mobilise finance for sustainable growth....

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29 May 2018

Global Investor Alliance for Human Rights Launches today

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (USA)

The new coalition representing $2 trillion will increase investor capacity to address human rights and business risks through targeted action, education and multi-stakeholder engagement... Convened by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility ...

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29 May 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)c

« Climat : La société de gestion Phitrust appelle le CAC 40 à adhérer aux science based targets », 23 mai 2018...

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28 May 2018
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Author: UmweltDialog

Nach Einschätzung der Umwelt- und Entwicklungsorganisation Germanwatch handelt es sich um eine stringente Kohleausstiegsstrategie und einen wichtigen und glaubwürdigen Beitrag zur Umsetzung des Pariser Klimaabkommens. "2015 hat die Politik mit dem...

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25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

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