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24 May 2018

Africa: NGO coalition urges AfDB to not to sacrifice 'people-centred climate-resilient development' in favour of private investors

Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development

"Development, Gender, Energy and Accountability"...

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24 May 2018

So. Africa: NGO calls on Standard Bank shareholders to urge bank to stop funding coal power projects

Author: Centre for Environmental Rights (So. Africa)

"Why is Standard Bank still funding coal? Questions shareholders should ask at the bank's AGM ON 24 May 2018"...

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24 May 2018
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Author: Miriam Schröder, taz

[Am] 5. November 2015 [bricht] der Staudamm in der Nähe des brasilianischen Mariana... ...

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23 May 2018
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Berta Zúñiga Cáceres, hija de Berta Cáceres anunció que la familia ha decidido demandar legalmente al Banco Holandés del Desarrollo (FMO) por negligencia y corresponsabilidad en el asesinato de su madre. Afirma que tienen pruebas de que el FMO sabía...

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22 May 2018
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Author: El Financiero (Costa Rica)

“Así es como cuatro empresas promueven los derechos de la población LGBTI”, 17 de mayo de 2018...

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22 May 2018

Shipping's financiers exclude cos. involved in shipbreaking malpractice

Author: Jonathan Saul & Simon Jessop, Reuters (UK)

'Shipping’s Financiers Turning the Tide On Controversial Shipbreaking Practices' 15 May 2018...

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14 May 2018

Commentary: World Bank & IFC should hold themselves accountable when funded projects harm communities

Author: Vivek Maru, The Washington Post

"The World Bank shouldn't hide when it funds projects that harm communities," 9 May 2018...

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9 May 2018

USA: Ex-employee's lawsuit against China Merchants Bank alleges racial discrimination in its lending practices

Author: Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg (USA)

"China Merchants Bank Faces Suit Over Racial Discrimination", 8 May 2018...

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1 May 2018
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Author: Paul Lorentz, Rights as Usual

Mardi 24 avril 2018, la Cour Suprême des États-Unis rendait sa très attendue décision Jesner v. Arab Bank, qui a sans nul doute à peine commencé à faire couler l'encre des commentateurs juridiques...Les faits sont simples : les requérants affirmaient...

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30 April 2018

Civil society groups file OECD complaint against European banks for alleged role in human rights abuses during apartheid regime; incl. co responses

On 19 April 2018, Open Secrets in partnership with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) announced their intention to file an OECD complaint against two European banks, KBC Group and KBL, for allegedly facilitating illegal arms transactions that...

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