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10 December 2018
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Author: BBVA (España)

“La Declaración de Derechos Humanos cumple 70 años”, 10 de diciembre de 2018...

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23 October 2018

International Finance Corporation launches draft impact investment operating principles for consultation

Investors are increasingly incorporating impact investments – investments with the intent to contribute to measurable positive social, economic, or environment impact – into their portfolios. Despite this increased interest, to date there has been no...

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15 October 2018

UN Working Group issues report on human rights due diligence, with recommendations to governments, companies & investors

Full report to the UN General Assembly Companion note 1: Clarification of terms around human rights due diligence Companion note 2: Guidance to companies on human rights due diligence

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25 September 2018

Climate change & just transition: Draft guide for investor action

Author: Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment

A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement. This guide sets out how investors can pursue the goal of a just transition as part of their core...

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23 August 2018

Tribute: Kofi Annan's contribution to the business & human rights movement

Author: Georg Kell, (Founding Director of UN Global Compact) Forbes

"In Memory Of Kofi Annan: Father Of The Modern Corporate Sustainability Movement"...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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23 October 2017

John Ruggie receives A.SK Social Science Award; explores key business & human rights developments in acceptance speech

Author: John G. Ruggie

"A.SK Social Science Award 2017, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Acceptance Speech, John G. Ruggie." 14 Oct 2017 ...

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1 August 2017

Land grabbing & human rights: Report examines role of European corporate & financial entities

In May 2016 the report "Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union" was published on behalf of the European Parliament. The report examines cases of land...

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1 August 2017
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Im Mai 2016 wurde im Auftrag des Europäischen Parlaments die Studie „Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union“ veröffentlicht. Die Publikation dokumentiert...

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16 May 2017

ESG Integration: How are social issues influencing investment decisions?

Author: Principles for Responsible Investment

Integrating ESG factors into analysis of listed equity investments is the most widespread responsible investment practice in the market today. Recognising that social issues are inherently more qualitative, investors often find it challenging to...

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