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11 October 2018

Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses

On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...

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8 October 2018

NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes

In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...

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8 October 2018

Standard Life did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Standard Life to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Standard Life did not respond.

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28 August 2012

India: Amnesty Intl. says Vedanta continues to abuse human rights of indigenous peoples

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28 August 2012

Protesters challenge Vedanta on human rights [India & UK]

Author: Simon Goodley, Guardian [UK]

Campaigners highlighting environmental and human rights breaches by...Vedanta Resources have been intimidated by police forces and subjected to trumped up charges...The allegations were made by...Amnesty International at the FTSE 100 group's annual...

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28 August 2012

Vedanta besieged by protesters at meeting [India & UK]

Author: Helan Thomas & Amy Kazmin, Financial Times

Vedanta’s annual shareholder meeting was…besieged by angry protesters, as institutional investors and campaign groups peppered the London-listed Indian miner’s board with questions regarding its patchy record on community relations, corporate...

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15 December 2011

[PDF] Standard Life Investments report on business and human rights in the extractive industries

Author: Standard Life Investments

Standard Life Investments, the global fund manager, has issued a report entitled Business and Human Rights which reviews the implementation in the extractives sector of the key aspects of Professor John Ruggie’s Guiding Principles for Business and...

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28 April 2010

CORE Coalition report says UK-listed companies do not adequately report on their social & environmental impacts

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28 April 2010

FTSE100 Company Reports Reveal Inadequacy of Companies Act

Author: Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition

The Companies Act has failed to make enviroronmental and social reporting simpler and more effective according to a new report released today by the Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition...[O]f the FTSE100 company accounts reviewed, AstraZeneca,...

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28 April 2010

[PDF] The Reporting of Non-financial Information in Annual Reports by the FTSE100

Author: Adrian Henriques, Middlesex University, for the CORE Coalition

Shareholders, as stakeholders of the companies they own, are entitled to receive information which can help to determine the decisions they take over ownership and trading, voting and communication with companies. This is justified because the plans...

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