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5 March 2018

France: BNP Paribas Asset Management to exclude tobacco stocks from its managed funds as part of responsible investment policy

Author: Aamina Zafar, Financial Adviser (UK)

"BNP Paribas to stub out tobacco stocks from active range", 2 Mar 2018...

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1 March 2018

EU: Finance ministers support 'green' asset classification system; focus is on climate mitigation

Author: Susanna Rust, IPE

"‘Green’ asset classification system gets go-ahead from EU finance ministers", 23 February 2018...

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27 February 2018

Poland: Interview on responsible financing by Director of CSR Department, BNP Paribas

Author: Anna Migdalska, Rzeczpospolita

In this interview Malgorzata Zdzienicka-Grabarz, the director of CSR Department, explains how BGZ BNP Paribas Bank activities are associated with corporate social responsibility, why responsible financing is key for a bank and how it works in practice...

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25 February 2018

Australia: Growing support amongst large institutional investors for shareholder & NGO campaigns on climate & human rights

Author: Ruth Williams, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Big investors backed shareholder campaigns on climate, human rights", 23 February 2018...

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20 February 2018
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Author: AFP (France)

« Le fonds souverain de la Norvège s'attaque à la corruption », 14 février 2018...

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16 February 2018
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Author: Georg Schürmann, Frankfurter Rundschau

Einige hundert große Unternehmen – davon viele aus der Finanzindustrie – sind 2018 erstmals gesetzlich verpflichtet, auch nichtfinanzielle Aspekte ihres Wirtschaftens zu veröffentlichen. Dafür sorgt die neue Richtlinie für soziale Verantwortung (CSR...

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12 February 2018

The record of intl. financial institutions on business & human rights

Author: Jessica Evans

"The Record of International Financial Institutions on Business and Human Rights," 2 May 2016...

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7 February 2018

UK: Church investment fund says it will refuse to reelect directors at firms over gender & climate change concerns

Author: Angela Monaghan, The Guardian (UK)

The Church Investors Group has warned some of Britain’s biggest companies it intends to take a hard line on executive pay, gender diversity and climate change over the forthcoming annual meeting season. The group, which represents church organisations...

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6 February 2018

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business - A pioneering country-based initiative

Author: Donna Jean Guest

"Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business - A Pioneering Country-Based Initiative," 11 April 2016 ...

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5 February 2018

Commentary: CEOs must address human rights, environmental & governance challenges in own operations

Author: Amol Mehra & Camille Gervais, Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

“Morality & the Market"...

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