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21 November 2017

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)

On 22 August 2017, Energy Transfer filed a lawsuit against NGOs and others, including Greenpeace, BankTrack, and Earth First!, in the US District Court of North Dakota over their campaigning around the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline....

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21 November 2017

How Much Do Banks Owe Us?

Author: Professor David Kinley, Sydney University

We’ve lost our trust in banks. No longer boringly prudent and safe, banks and bankers are increasingly seen as greedy, mollycoddled and self-serving. I want to show how banks can regain our trust and their own legitimacy. A fair as well as a...

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20 November 2017

UK: Company reporting on gender pay gap must be followed by action, says charity

Author: Sarah Gordon, Financial Times

By April next year, for the first time, all UK companies and public sector organisations employing 250 people or more must report the gap between what they pay their female and male staff... But complaints about the rigours of the reporting process...

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17 November 2017

Allen & Overy publishes fifth issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

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17 November 2017

Commentary: Banking sector needs to address gaps in access to remedy for human rights abuses

Author: Ryan Brightwell, BankTrack, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Steps forward and steps back on the road to access to remedy in the banking sector", 16 Nov 2017...

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17 November 2017

Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project

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16 November 2017

Malawi: How community-led activism prompted banks to withdraw from funding Lilongwe Water Project due to potential negative impact on livelihoods

Author: John Mwebe & Prekshar Kumar, in OpenGlobalRights

"Using community-led activism and public opinion to stop harmful development"...

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16 November 2017

Netherlands: National Contact Point accepts first OECD guidelines complaint linked to climate change against ING Bank

On 14 November 2017, the Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) accepted the OECD guidelines complaint brought by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam Novib, BankTrack and Milieudefensie, in relation to ING's investments in fossil fuels. ...

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15 November 2017

Commentary: Paradise Papers must compel governments to urgently address corporate secrecy

Author: Tutu Alicante, Euractiv

"Paradise Papers highlight the link between grand-scale corruption and poverty", 14 Nov 2017...

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14 November 2017

EU: Commission launches public consultation on institutional investors & asset managers' duties regarding sustainability, incl. human rights

Author: European Commission

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