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16 October 2017

Australia: Shareholder resolutions call for listed companies to act on social and environmental issues

Author: Ruth Williams, Sydney Morning Herald

"How the new generation of activists corners boards", 14 October 2017...

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9 October 2017

Unions and super funds up ante on human rights abuses

Author: Adele Ferguson, Sydney Morning Herald

7 October 2017...

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8 October 2017

Philippines climate case could find that fossil fuel companies violate human rights

Author: Ucilia Wang, Climate Liability News

The Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights is investigating whether the collective contribution to global warming by 47 coal, cement, oil and gas companies has violated Filipinos’ basic rights to life, water, food, sanitation, adequate housing and...

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6 October 2017

ESG roundup: Beware a ‘diesel moment’ for chemical sector

Author: Susanna Rust, International Publishers Limited (UK)

A resolution passed by the European Parliament states that pension funds should commit to divesting from fossil fuels. The relevant passage of the resolution... states that the European Parliament, "calls on governments and public and private...

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21 September 2017

Global firms use carbon pricing to reduce emissions, analyze investments, and evaluate risk & opportunities of low-carbon economy

An internal carbon price is increasingly being used by companies across sectors and geographies to translate the risks and opportunities of a low-carbon economy into business decisions. Approximately 1,200 businesses from around the world are either...

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14 September 2017

California communities’ lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies (re climate change compensation)

On 17 July 2017, three local governments in California (San Mateo County, Marin County, and the City of Imperial Beach) filed a lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies including BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Peabody Energy, Shell and Statoil....

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13 September 2017

USA: Global firms use carbon price as incentives to reduce emissions

Author: Matthew Renda, Courthouse News Services

"With Government Silent, Corporations Price Emissions to Help Fight Climate Change", 13 September 2017...

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12 September 2017
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Author: Philippe Servoz, Le Gragnd Soir (France)

"Corruption et pollution : l’argent sale des mines guinéennes", 8 septembre 2017...

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28 July 2017

USA: 3 Californian communities sue 37 “carbon majors” seeking compensation for costs of adapting to sea level rises linked to climate change

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25 July 2017
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