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7 January 2019
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Author: El Editor Platense

"El servicio de Absa es un desastre pero la empresa desestimó un reclamo de la Defensora Ciudadana local"- 06 de enero de 2019...

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Survey non-response
4 October 2018

ABSA did not respond to survey on financing mining projects in southern Africa

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8 May 2017

South African banks fund mining projects in southern Africa that raise issues over social, environmental, human rights impacts, says new report

Southern Africa Resource Watch, in announcing its report, South African Banks Footprint in SADC Mining Projects, said:...

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7 May 2017

New report analyses South African banks footprint in SADC mining projects

Author: Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa & Southern Africa Resource Watch (South Africa)

[originally published Feb. 2017]...

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29 June 2015
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Author: FM De la Calle.org

Intimidan a abogado de pescadores”...

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26 October 2012

Female CEOs Dwindle to Two in FTSE 100 as Carroll Departs Anglo [UK]

Author: Corinne Gretler & Simon Clark, Bloomberg

The FTSE 100 Index’s most exclusive club just got smaller. The departures of Anglo American...Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Carroll and Pearson...CEO Marjorie Scardino leave Burberry Group...’s Angela Ahrendts and Alison Cooper of Imperial Tobacco...

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5 May 2012

Governments Can’t Do It Alone [Africa]

Author: Kristin Palitza, Inter Press Service (IPS)

African countries need more support from the private sector in order to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by 2015, which include important development targets like poverty reduction, and improved health and education. Governments...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] Full report: Undue diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

Author: Global Witness

[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...

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13 June 2007

Eight Companies Honored by Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC) For Fight Against Global Epidemic

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Eight leading businesses will receive awards tonight recognizing their outstanding contributions in the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria at the 6th Annual GBC Awards for Business Excellence...The HIV/AIDS winners include Chevron (workplace); Coca...

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18 May 2007

Encouraging clients to go green [So. Africa]

Author: Yolandi Groenewald, Mail & Guardian [So. Africa]

These days the environment is one of the first issues discussed at many financial institutions’ annual meetings and the environment has become an economic commodity. “The environment is now mainstream in business,” said...ABN AMRO South African chief...

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