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11 October 2018

Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses

On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...

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Company response
11 October 2018

Response by Schroders

Author: Schroders

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on our holding in Soco International ahead of the upcoming publication of the weekly newsletter. ...

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8 October 2018

NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes

In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

Schroders did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Schroders to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Schroders did not respond.

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25 February 2018

Australia: Growing support amongst large institutional investors for shareholder & NGO campaigns on climate & human rights

Author: Ruth Williams, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Big investors backed shareholder campaigns on climate, human rights", 23 February 2018...

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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 financial...

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3 July 2017

Coalition of major investors request more transparency on how companies manage their workforces

Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times

"Investors demand more information on labour practices", 2 July 2017...

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8 May 2017

200 investors urge G7 to uphold climate commitments amid concerns that US may pull out of Paris agreement

Author: Attracta Mooney, Financial Times (UK)

"200 large investors urge G7 to keep climate change promises", 8 May 2017...

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12 September 2016

UK: Rathbone Greenbank, Schroders developing investor expectations for food & beverage firms on use of sugar & health impacts

Author: Rathbone Greenbank Investments (UK)

"Sugar - an increasing risk to health and wellness", 31 Aug. 2016...

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3 February 2016

Report: "Banking on Trust: Engaging to Rebuild a Healthy Banking Sector"

Author: Meteos

The BankingFutures dialogue, facilitated by Leaders’ Quest and Meteos, explored how to rebuild a healthy UK Banking Sector...The report launched on 1st February 2016, is a response to an earlier consultation document produced by the BankingFutures...

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