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27 May 2020

So. Africa: Report finds some public finance institutions failed to publicly account for their response to climate crisis, whilst banks slowly begin to respond

Investment policies of South African development finance institutions the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) not only fall short of international social, environmental and governance standards,...

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29 April 2020

So. Africa: Bank offers business clients relief measures, including payment holidays

Author: Sizwe Dlamini, Independent Online (South Africa)

‘Standard Bank grants over R1 billion instalment relief to 150 000 clients’ 28 April 2020...

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22 April 2020

So. Africa: Major bank commits to continue funding coal mines under ‘strict guidelines’

Author: Emma Rumney, Money Web (South Africa)

‘Absa to finance new coal projects under ‘extenuating’ circumstances’ 16 April 2020...

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15 April 2020

So. Africa: Some big business commit to pay cuts for executives in efforts to help fight Covid-19

Author: Tracey Davies, Ground Up (South Africa)

‘Covid-19 shows us that executive pay cuts are possible’ 16 April 2020...

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16 January 2020
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26 November 2019

BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark 2019 shows 4 out of 5 banks are failing on human rights

Published on 26 November 2019, the third iteration of BankTrack's Human Rights Benchmark assesses 50 of the largest global banks on their progress towards implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). It finds that nearly...

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26 November 2019

Updated version of Equator Principles released while Standard Chartered takes up new leadership role

Author: Equator Principles Association

“A strengthened Equator Principles, and new leadership for the Association”, 18 November 2019...

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17 June 2019

Civil society organisations urge Standard Bank & Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. to withdraw role in Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline due to alleged human rights concerns

"International Call on Banks: Don’t finance the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline"

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13 May 2019

So. Africa: Why Standard Bank’s shareholders should support vote on climate risk-related disclosure

Author: Just Share (South Africa)

‘Why shareholders should vote FOR South Africa’s first shareholder resolution calling for climate risk disclosure’ 7 May 2019...

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22 April 2019

So. Africa: Major banks pulling out of funding coal-fired plants due to environmental & social concerns

Author: Amanda Watson, The Citizen (South Africa)

‘Standard Bank joins banks not financing ‘dirty’ coal-fired power plants’ ...

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