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23 September 2005

Western banks to give huge new loan to Angola in further blow to transparency

Author: Global Witness

...a syndicate of banks, led by French bank Calyon, is planning to lend around $2.25bn to Sonangol, the Angolan state oil company...In 2004, Standard Chartered acted as the lead arranger in a similar, $2.35bn loan. Barclays, Calyon, Commerzbank,...

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1 September 2005

OECD Watch: 5-year review of OECD Guidelines concludes they are "failing to deliver corporate accountability"

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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Five Years On - A Review of the OECD Guidelines and National Contact Points"

Author: OECD Watch

[refers to adidas-Salomon, National Grid, Parmalat, AngloGoldAshanti, Atlas Copco, Sandvik, Anglo American, MOPANI/First Quantum, Marine Harvest (part of Nutreco), Continental (Euzkadi), Tractebel (part of Suez), GSL (Global Solutions Ltd), Alcoa,...

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6 June 2005

[PDF] Unproven Principles - New report sees both progress and serious challenges at 2nd Anniversary of Equator Principles

Author: BankTrack

The Equator banks have improved their record in implementing and applying the Equator Principles, but public reporting remains problematic and their effect on the ground is unclear...The report...notes positive developments, such as the decision of...

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1 June 2005

Equator Principles - "New report sees both progress and serious challenges"

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29 April 2005

ING disinvests (partly) from controversial weapons

Author: Netwerk Vlaanderen

ING...has decided to no longer invest in companies producing controversial weapons...Netwerk Vlaanderen, Forum voor Vredesactie, For Mother Earth and Vrede applaud the step that ING has made...[but] regret that this new policy is not valid for...

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3 June 2004

[PDF] Principles, Profits or just PR? Triple P investments under the Equator Principles: An Anniversary Assessment

Author: BankTrack

[refers to Barclays, ABN AMRO, Citigroup, Mizuho, Société Générale, Banca Intesa, Dexia, HVB, ING, KBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, West LB, Royal Bank of Canada, Lukoil, Calyon (part of Crédit Agricole), Dresdner Bank (part of Allianz), Rabobank, Crédit...

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