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10 December 2018

U.S. Alliance for Sustainable Finance forms to drive investment in clean energy and climate resilience projects

Author: Bloomberg

"Today, during the inaugural Sustainable Finance Week in New York, Bloomberg announced the formation of the U.S. Alliance for Sustainable Finance (USASF), convening 15 founding members to drive investment in clean energy and climate resilience projects...

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14 November 2017
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Author: Anna Triponel, Triponel Consulting; et Isabel Ebert, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

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8 March 2017
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Author: AOuaga.com (Burkina Faso)

« "MenInvestInWomen ", le Mouvement de leaders africains célèbre les femmes du continent en marge de la Journée internationale de la Femme », 8 mars 2017...

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23 November 2015
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Author: Laurent Essolomwa, Cemac et Les Dépêches de Brazzaville

« “Nisaba” injecte $10 millions dans les pays du Sud », 23 novembre 2015...

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20 March 2014

Governing the land rush in Africa: Disentangling power structures behind farmland investments

Author: George C. Schoneveld, in The Broker (The Netherlands)

The rush for African farmland has created new opportunities for political and customary institutions to extract rents from hitherto poorly monetized land resources. This has facilitated the formation of new alliances shaped around global capital. They...

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7 January 2014

Exclusive: Inside McDonald's quest for sustainable beef

Author: Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com

Today, McDonald’s announces that it will begin purchasing verified sustainable beef in 2016, the first step on a quest to purchase sustainable beef for all of its burgers worldwide...[Getting to this point involved] engaging the global beef industry,...

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23 September 2007

At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing [USA]

Author: Charles Duhigg, New York Times

Over three years [after it was purchased by Formation Capital, 15 residents at Habana Health Care Center] died from what their families contend was negligent care... [Investors in nursing homes] include prominent private equity firms like Warburg...

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19 February 2006

The world according to Slim [Mexico]

Author: Fred Rosen, El Universal (Mexico)

Carlos Slim, the Mexican entrepreneur with a net worth of some US$23.8 billion dollars, has taken it upon himself to put a fire under Mexico’s lukewarm economy by making it more egalitarian. Slim...is the owner of...Telmex, ...América Movil (called...

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20 June 2005

Consumer Group Wants Warning Label on Potato Chips [USA]

Author: Nichola Groom, Reuters

A California consumer legal group is campaigning to require warning labels on potato chips...Under California law, companies are required to warn consumers if their products contain known carcinogens...PepsiCo unit Frito-Lay said...its "food safety...

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21 March 2003

Venture Exchange Network announces formation of Policy Action Group on Venture Capital at the United Nations

Author: Venture Exchange Network

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