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1 October 2003

Review of project Environmental Impact Assessment

Author: Baku Ceyhan Campaign

The Baku Ceyhan Campaign has, along with its partner groups, carried out a detailed study of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Turkish section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline. Astoundingly, it found 173 violations of...

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4 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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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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1 June 2005

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

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8 June 2005

[PDF] Mizuho adopts new health guidelines [Japan] [scroll down to page 5]

Author: CSR Asia Weekly

Japan's largest commercial bank, Mizuho, has adopted new health guidelines for employees...to prevent against death from overwork or 'karoshi'...the move was prompted by a damages suit filed by the family of a former employee who died from overwork in...

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1 November 2005

Where do you draw the line? - Research into the financial links between five bank groups and companies that abuse human rights

Author: Netwerk Vlaanderen [Belgium]

[describes human rights concerns regarding companies & projects in which AXA, Dexia, Fortis, ING & KBC have invested] Regarding credit, AXA informs us that every offer of credit is subject to ethical rules and the rule of law... AXA states that...

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8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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1 January 2006

BankTrack & WWF review social & environmental policies of 39 banks - only 8 have public human rights policies: ABN AMRO, Barclays, HBOS, ING, Rabobank, Société Général, Standard Chartered, Westpac

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1 January 2006

[PDF] full report: "Shaping the Future of Sustainable Finance - Moving from Paper Promises to Performance"

Author: BankTrack, WWF

By the end of 2005, only eight banks had publicly adopted a human rights policy: ABN AMRO, Barclays, HBOS, ING, Rabobank, Société Général, Standard Chartered and Westpac...Only Rabobank has committed to follow the UN Norms and explicitly endorsed the...

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26 January 2006

Banks failing environment and social standards - New report by BankTrack and WWF on bank policies

Author: BankTrack, WWF

The report, Shaping the Future of Sustainable Finance: Moving the Banking Sector from Promises to Performance, ranked the financing policies of 39 international banks across 13 issue areas, from climate change to human rights...Of the 39 banks surveyed...

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