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24 April 2018

Global funding for extreme fossil fuels increased by 11% in 2017, new report finds

[Includes responses by BNP Parbias, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canda, Morgan Stanley & Toronto-Dominion Bank]

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24 January 2018

BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance

In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...

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23 January 2018
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Un informe de la Red de vigilancia a la Banca, BankTrack, denominado “De qué modo contribuye la banca a los abusos de derechos humanos” (en inglés), se menciona la financiación que diversos bancos han efectuado a empresas en distintos países. El...

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18 January 2018

Royal Bank of Canada response re Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

Author: Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

... RBC’s Code of Conduct (the “Code”) sets out the ethical principles by which all employees, contract workers and members of the Board are bound. These principles include a clear statement as to the individual and collective accountability for the...

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29 June 2017

Top global banks lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...

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26 July 2016

Report links financial sector to human rights abuses of asylum-seekers in Australia's offshore detention centres

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21 June 2016

RBC, Manulife, Sun Life, CI Financial invest in Textron, producer of banned cluster bombs, says Pax report

Author: Mike Blanchfield, Canadian Press

"4 Canadian financial institutions invested in firms that make cluster bombs: report", 16 June 2016...

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23 December 2015

Canada: Companies answer govt.'s call for donations to support Syrian refugees

Author: David Berman, Globe and Mail (Canada)

"Canadian businesses answer Ottawa’s call for donations to help refugees", 22 Dec 2015...

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28 July 2015

Liberia: Global Witness report alleges intimidation, violent abuse of communities opposed to Golden Veroleum's encroachment on their lands

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4 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake — Corporate Aid Tracker

Author: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $26.8 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and...

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