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27 January 2019

Commentary: Standard Chartered remains involved in coal plants despite publicly saying otherwise

Author: Julien Vincent, Asia Times

"Standard Chartered tries to have it both ways on coal", 21 January 2019...

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2018...

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20 December 2018

Chinese Responsible Investment Overseas Newsletter Issue 1: Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

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11 December 2018

Investors commit to supporting a just transition on climate change

Author: Investing in a Just Transition Project

"As investors with a requirement to act in the best interest of our beneficiaries and in line with our fiduciary duties, we believe that strategies to tackle climate change need to incorporate the full environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

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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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Survey non-response
4 October 2018

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

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26 September 2018

Standard Chartered Bank to end coal plant financing as part of its commitment to Paris Agreement

Author: Sebastian Tong, Chisaki Watanabe & Jeremy Hodges, Business Day (So. Africa)

"Standard Chartered to pull plug on financing for coal plants"...

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13 September 2018

Central Bank of Kenya fines 5 banks for "failing to undertake adequate customer due diligence" leading to loss of public funds

Author: Adonijah Ochieng, Business Daily (Kenya)

"CBK fines five banks for handling NYS funds"...

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2 September 2018

Commentary: Banks' coal policies ineffective; Standard Chartered can lead peers by committing to renewable-energy projects

Author: Julien Vincent, Asia Times

"The power of finance to slow new coal plants", 29 August 2018...

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9 July 2018

Guidance on developing effective grievance mechanisms in the banking sector

Author: BankTrack & Oxfam Australia

This paper reviews banks’ responsibilities and provides suggestions and recommendations for how banks can develop and implement effective operational-level grievance mechanisms that will be legitimate, trusted and meet their responsibilities under the...

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