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13 February 2018
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Basados en el trabajo pastoral de instituciones católicas y de organizaciones no gubernamentales que acompañan diversos procesos comunitarios en los departamentos que configuran la Orinoquía Colombiana (Arauca, Casanare, Guaviare, Meta, Vaupés y...

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12 February 2018

The record of intl. financial institutions on business & human rights

Author: Jessica Evans

"The Record of International Financial Institutions on Business and Human Rights," 2 May 2016...

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7 February 2018

UK: Church investment fund says it will refuse to reelect directors at firms over gender & climate change concerns

Author: Angela Monaghan, The Guardian (UK)

The Church Investors Group has warned some of Britain’s biggest companies it intends to take a hard line on executive pay, gender diversity and climate change over the forthcoming annual meeting season. The group, which represents church organisations...

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6 February 2018

Commentary: Blockchain has potential to address some challenges faced by refugees; however technological solutions alone are insufficient

Author: Emre Eren Korkmaz, University of Oxford

"Blockchain for refugees: great hopes, deep concerns," 24 January 2018...

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6 February 2018

We need 2018 to be the year of investor leadership on climate

Author: Mindy Lubber, Forbes

...That’s why Ceres [Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability] and six other organizations from around the world debuted The Investor Agenda...This comprehensive agenda provides a menu of options for investors to take in four key focus...

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5 February 2018

Commentary: CEOs must address human rights, environmental & governance challenges in own operations

Author: Amol Mehra & Camille Gervais, Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

“Morality & the Market"...

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5 February 2018

Kenya: Local companies increasing their contribution to charitable initiatives, especially in education sector

Author: Macharia Kamau, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Benefactors: More institutions set up programmes to support needy students”...

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29 January 2018
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Author: Handelsblatt

"Nachhaltige Investments - Topthema: Banken müssen Menschenrechte beachten", 12 Jan 2018...

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29 January 2018
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Author: AFP

« Islande: contre les écarts de salaire homme-femme, les entreprises à l'amende », 29 janvier 2018...

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24 January 2018

BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance

In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...

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