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25 February 2015

Human rights principles clearly apply to minority investors - Ruggie

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor

Professor John Ruggie has explained to Responsible Investor how the United Nations Guiding Principles on human rights that bear his name clearly apply to institutional investors and the financial community more generally...The principles had been...

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26 January 2015

Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund releases annual report, new guidelines & new council

Several changes have been made to the Guidelines for observation and exclusion of Companies from the Government Pension Fund Global:...

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9 January 2015

Norges Bank to finance research on sustainable mining

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

Norges Bank has given Columbia University in New York a 3-year grant to study how different sustainability factors influence profitability in the mining industry.  The grant is part of a research project initiated by Norges Bank focused on the mining...

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4 April 2014

Norwegian pension fund's Council on Ethics to be disbanded, ethical exclusion criteria to be managed by Norges bank

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7 October 2013

Recent decisions clarify investor responsibility to address human rights concerns

Author: Margaret Wachenfeld, Institute for Human Rights and Business, on Responsible Investor

The [OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises'] new chapter [on human rights] reflects the increasingly mainstream place of human rights on the business agenda, including for the financial sector. The final statement of the Norwegian NCP in the...

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Company non-response
7 August 2013

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) did not respond to: "The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project".

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5 August 2013

The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project - and company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In June 2013, ESCR-Net and the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at NYU School of Law launched... “The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project”. As well as raising specific concerns about POSCO’s activities...

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26 March 2012

Adidas, Nestlé Among Companies With Top Marks for Reporting on Child Labour, Climate or Water Risks

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

9 companies...received top marks for reporting on social or environmental risks in 2011. More than a third of the companies in the annual evaluation by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)...scored zero. “Failure to manage social and environmental...

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26 March 2012

PVH, H&M, Adidas, Gildan Activewear, Next & Gap receive "top marks" in child labour risk report

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28 February 2012

Children's Rights and Business Principles Global Release - 12 March 2012, London, UK

Author: UN Global Compact

The Children’s Rights and Business Principles are a set of practical guiding principles for businesses on how to respect and support children’s rights within their business operations. The initiative to develop the Principles was launched in June 2010...

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