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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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25 May 2018

Shareholder & activist pressure mounts on Monster Beverage to investigate slavery risks

Ahead of Monster Beverage Corporation's Annual General Meeting on June 7th, activists and shareholders are calling on the company to report on slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain.

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25 May 2018

Shareholder resolution asks Monster Beverage to reveal how it assesses slavery risk in supply chain

Author: As You Sow

... The October 2016, Know the Chain, Food & Beverage Benchmark Findings Report scored Monster at zero (0), stating, “Monster Beverage Corporation places last on the benchmark, underperforming across all thematic areas relative to its peers.”......

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24 May 2018

So. Africa: NGO calls on Standard Bank shareholders to urge bank to stop funding coal power projects

Author: Centre for Environmental Rights (So. Africa)

"Why is Standard Bank still funding coal? Questions shareholders should ask at the bank's AGM ON 24 May 2018"...

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23 May 2018

Resolution calling for Shell to set tougher emission targets in line with Paris climate agreement rejected at co's shareholders meeting

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21 May 2018

Campaigners welcome Blackrock’s divestment from Nevsun following campaign over alleged use of forced labour in Eritrea; Nevsun denies use of forced labour

Freedom United and Eritrea Focus have launched a campaign to urge Nevsun's biggest shareholders to divest from the company due to alleged use of forced labour in its Eritrean mines. BlackRock Fund Managers have divested from Nevsun while M & G...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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