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Blog post
18 December 2019

In America’s boardrooms, the shareholder morphs from protector to threat

Author: 18/12/19 - Paul Rissman, Open Society Fellow and co-founder of Rights Co-Lab

Open Society Fellow Paul Rissman explains why moves away from shareholder primacy aren't necessarily what they seem

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17 December 2019

"Goldman Sachs rules out financing for Arctic drilling. Will other U.S. banks follow?

Author: Dino Grandoni, Washington Post

The new environmental policy from Goldman Sachs... prohibits financing for... Arctic drilling... [and] coal-fired power plants that don't have carbon emissions reduction technology as well as for coal mines that extract fuel for those power stations....

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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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16 December 2019

Gender: A lens and lever for investment

Author: Harpreet Kaur, UNDP Business & Human Rights Specialist

...While there has been considerable progress vis-a-via sustainable investing, gender continue to be ‘sprinkled’ or considered as a tick-box exercise. Even UNGPs were criticized for a lack of gender perspective, until Gender Guidance to Business and...

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Article
16 December 2019

Apple and Google named in US lawsuit over Congolese child cobalt mining deaths

Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian

A landmark legal case has been launched against the world’s largest tech companies by Congolese families who say their children were killed or maimed while mining for cobalt used to power smartphones, laptops and electric cars, the Guardian can reveal....

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16 December 2019

Zimbabwe: Negotiations for minimum wage in the mining sector delayed due to rising inflation

Author: Kudzai Kuwaza, The Independent (Zimbabwe)

"Zimbabwe: Miners Push Wage Negotiations to Next Year", 13 December 2019....

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Blog post
16 December 2019

US can play a crucial role in tackling corporate abuse around the world

Author: 16/12/19 - Alison Kiehl Friedman, ICAR, and Phil Bloomer, BHRRC

Alison Kiehl Friedman from the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) and the Resource Centre's Phil Bloomer on the movement towards human rights due diligence in the USA.

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13 December 2019

Brazil: Energy ministry releases plans to expand oil and gas offshore drilling despite environmental concerns

Author: Al Jazeera

“Despite climate concerns, Brazil will expand coastal oil drilling”, 9th December 2019...

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Article
13 December 2019

COP25 delegates should recognize that to protect environment, they need to protect its defenders, says Human Rights Watch

Author: Letta Tayler, Cara Schulte & Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch

"Targeted: Counterterrorism Measures Take Aim at Environmental Activists", 28 Nov 2019...

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13 December 2019

Commentary: SEC proposals undermine shareholder engagement & voting power

Author: Fiona Reynolds, Principles for Responsible Investment

"Could corporate lobbying pose a significant threat to responsible investment?", 10 December 2019...

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