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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"...
So. Africa's Standard Bank will not finance Kenya coal project opposed by activists due to potential negative impacts
Author: Save Lamu Campaign, in Greenpeace Africa (So. Africa)
"Standard Bank Sets The Record Straight on Financing Lamu"...
South African banks fund mining projects in southern Africa that raise issues over social, environmental, human rights impacts, says new report
Southern Africa Resource Watch, in announcing its report, South African Banks Footprint in SADC Mining Projects, said:...
Author: Standard Bank (South Africa)
In general, it is a well-balanced report, but we question some of the results and the conclusion. The results based analysis is based on exceptions, rather than the norm. From this, conclusions are then drawn around implementation. This demonstrates a...
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Protesters against Bidco's alleged land grab in Uganda picket outside company's financiers' offices in London; Bidco comments
Author: Samuel Nabwiiso, East African Business Week (Uganda)
"Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil"...
Author: David Herbling, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Sh15bn Kinangop wind park halted as land protests swirl"...
Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach
Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)
'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...
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