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17 April 2020

Report finds continued increase in fossil fuel financing by major banks despite calls for climate action

In March 2020, a group of NGOs led by Rainforest Action Network published the Banking on Climate Change 2020 report. The report finds that 35 private-sector banks have provided USD $2.7 trillion for fossil fuel projects in the four years since the...

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14 April 2020

RBC's response

Author: Royal Bank of Canada

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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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30 September 2019

Equileap publishes 2019 ranking of companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

Equileap researched 3,519 companies in 23 developed economies, representing 98 million employees, and ranked them based on 19 gender equality criteria... There has been an increase in the average score of the 100 best performing companies over the past...

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19 June 2019
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Author: Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Sierra Club, Oil Change Intl., Indigenous Environmental Network, Honor the Earth

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Company response
3 June 2019

Response by Royal Bank of Canada

Author: Royal Bank of Canada

RBC supports the principles of the Paris Agreement... we have a long history of managing our own carbon footprint and have made a commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions in our global operations, annually... we’re supporting [this history]...

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31 May 2019

Report alleges major banks contribute to climate change through increased funding of fossil fuels

In May 2019, a group of NGOs led by Rainforest Action Network published research findings that suggest some of the biggest banks around the world are financing fossil fuels more than ever before. Since the Paris Agreement took effect in 2016, 33 of the...

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8 March 2019

Equileap report shows Canadian companies are lagging behind global average on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Brenda Bouw, The Globe and Mail

"See how badly Canada’s top public companies score on gender equality – and why investors may pay the price", 8 March 2019...

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4 October 2018

Equileap publishes ranking of top 200 companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

"Gender equality global report and ranking," 4 October 2018...

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Survey non-response
2 October 2018

Royal Bank of Canada letter in response to survey on financing mining projects in southern Africa

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