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10 January 2020
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Author: Etienne Meyer-Vacherand, Le Temps

«Des actionnaires veulent sortir Barclays des énergies fossiles» 8 janvier 2020...

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8 January 2020

Investors with £130bn urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms as part of first-ever shareholder climate resolution aimed at UK bank

Author: Kalyeena Makortoff, The Guardian

Barclays is being urged to stop offering loans to fossil fuel companies as part of the first ever shareholder climate resolution aimed at a UK bank....

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17 December 2019
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Author: OCMAL

Millones de peruanos desconocen que mina puede dejarlos sin agua, según ONGs” – 13 de diciembre de 2019...

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Article
17 December 2019

Commentary: Investment bankers are now waging the war on coal

Author: Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

... [I]nvestment bank Goldman Sachs updated its rules about when and how it would underwrite fossil-fuel projects. Goldman will now refuse to finance oil exploration or drilling in the Arctic, including in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska....

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Article
26 November 2019

4 out of 5 banks failing on human rights, new BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark shows

Author: BankTrack

Banks are failing on human rights nearly a decade after new UN principles were established to guide their behavior, according to the third BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark, published today......

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24 July 2019

Brazil: NGO report alleges companies complicit in deforestation & human rights abuses in the Amazon

[To read this story in Portuguese, please, click here] The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited 55 companies to respond to allegations of their involvement in the deforestation of the Amazon as well as human rights abuses. The report from...

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23 July 2019
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Company response
22 July 2019
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Company response
22 July 2019

Barclays response

Author: Barclays

Thank you for bringing the report to our attention, we have read it and recognise the serious nature of the themes in the report and the issues being raised. Barclays recognises that the bank’s major impacts tend to be indirect, via business...

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Blog post
25 June 2019

Investors need to hold all sectors to account on climate change – not just the fossil fuel industry 

Author: Sonia Hierzig, Senior Projects Manager, Climate Change, ShareAction

For other companies not inherently high-carbon, many of the solutions needed are still in the research and development process and far from being commercially viable.

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