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9 October 2018
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Author: Estelle Nguyen, La Tribune

« Fraude fiscale : le procès à 10 milliards d'euros d’UBS s’ouvre ce lundi », 8 octobre 2018...

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Survey response
2 October 2018

UBS response to survey on financing mining projects in southern Africa

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Report
17 July 2018

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17 July 2018

Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report

"The global extractives industry is heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human rights violations. The rights of communities, farmers and indigenous people are being trampled in the push for ever more extraction. Indeed all b...

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Company response
16 July 2018

UBS response

“UBS applies a comprehensive environmental and social risk (ESR) policy framework to all its activities. The framework is publicly and transparently described in our ESR policy framework document available on https://www.ubs.com/global/en/about_ubs/ubs...

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12 July 2018
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Author: Ermes Gallarotti, Neue Zürcher Zeitung

"Umwelt und Menschenrechte – der Druck auf Banken nimmt zu", 3 July 2018...

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24 April 2018

Global funding for extreme fossil fuels increased by 11% in 2017, new report finds

[Includes responses by BNP Parbias, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canda, Morgan Stanley & Toronto-Dominion Bank]

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Article
19 October 2017

UN Independent Expert asks Thun Group of Banks to discuss the Guiding Principles on Foreign Debt and Human Rights & practice of lending to states with widespread human rights violations

Author: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States

“Mandate of the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights” - 19 October 2017...

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31 July 2017
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29 June 2017

Top global banks lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

Some of the world's top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders [by Rainforest Action Network, Banktrack, Sierra Club, Oilchange International.]...The...

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