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Report on role of financial sector in conflict prevention & resolution, by UNEP & Intl. Institute for Sustainable Development

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Article
1 December 2004

Investing in stability: conflict risk, markets and the bottom-line

Author: United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Intl. Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

This background paper is part of a project to develop and promote the business case for conflict prevention within the financial sector...It considers the range of voluntary actions that financial institutions such as banks, insurance and reinsurance companies, and asset managers take to not only avoid risks, but also promote peace and development.

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Article
1 December 2004

[PDF] full report: "Investing in Stability - Conflict Risk, Environmental Challenges and the Bottom-Line"

Author: United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Intl. Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), with articles by John Bray (Control Risks Group), Jason Switzer (IISD), Mareike Hussels (UNEP FI), Daniel Wagner (Asian Development Bank), Michael Kelly (KPMG)

[refers to Barclays, Standard Chartered, Lloyd's of London, Gerling, Freeport-McMoRan, International Waters]

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