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26 November 2019

BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark 2019 shows 4 out of 5 banks are failing on human rights

Published on 26 November 2019, the third iteration of BankTrack's Human Rights Benchmark assesses 50 of the largest global banks on their progress towards implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). It finds that nearly...

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12 August 2019

Calls for major reforms to UK Modern Slavery Act & mandatory due diligence growing, Ethical Corporation reports

Author: Katherine Steiner-Dicks, Ethical Corporation

"‘We know most global companies have modern slavery in their supply chains’", 6 Aug 2019...

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6 June 2019

List of large businesses, associations & investors with public statements & endorsements in support of human rights due diligence regulation

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Large businesses (>1 bn € turnover) and associations with public statements and endorsements in support of mandatory human rights due diligence (non-comprehensive list), last updated 20 January 2020...

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17 July 2018

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Author: Facing Finance...

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16 July 2018

Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report

"The global extractives industry is heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human rights violations. The rights of communities, farmers and indigenous people are being trampled in the push for ever more extraction. Indeed all b...

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Company response
16 July 2018

Rabobank response

“The report acknowledges Rabobank as a frontrunner in its policies regarding the extractive industries we appreciate that our efforts are noticed. Rabobank has a robust sustainability policy framework with thematic and sector policies both addressing...

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23 July 2017

Indonesia: HSBC triggers RSPO investigation into deforestation claims against Noble Plantations

Author: Laura Paddison, Guardian

"HSBC triggers investigation into palm oil company over deforestation allegations", 17 July 2017...

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31 May 2017

Banks loan billions to oil firms allegedly exporting low-grade fuel high in pollutants, says briefing

A new BankTrack briefing raises questions about how banks are conducting human rights due diligence. In response to research by Swiss NGO Public Eye accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling blends of low-grade fuel high in...

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31 March 2017
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Le nouveau rapport de l'ONG Oxfam - « Banques en exil : comment les grandes banques européennes profitent des paradis fiscaux » - réalisé en collaboration avec le réseau Fair Finance Guide International, livre une analyse inédite des activités des 20 ...

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27 March 2017

Financial reporting by EU's biggest banks reveals tax avoidance, depriving poor countries of income, says Oxfam

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