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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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31 May 2017

Banks loan billions to oil firms allegedly exporting low-grade fuel high in pollutants, says briefing

A new BankTrack briefing raises questions about how banks are conducting human rights due diligence. In response to research by Swiss NGO Public Eye accusing Switzerland-based oil trading companies of selling blends of low-grade fuel high in...

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8 March 2017

Switzerland: Firms pledge to support & promote women in the workplace

Author: Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi, Reuters (UK)

"Swiss firms set goals to get more women into top roles", 8 Mar 2017...

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7 March 2017
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Author: Mathilde Farine, Le Temps (Suisse)

La patronne suisse d’IKEA, Simona Scarpaleggia, s’était fixé l’objectif d’attendre la parité dans les postes de direction…[Le groupe Ikea] s’est aussi fixé l’objectif d’atteindre 50% de cadres féminins, de même que l’égalité salariale d’ici 2020…...

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1 February 2017

Is Congress voting for corruption?

Author: [opinion] Isabel Munilla, senior policy advisor for extractive industries - Oxfam America, in The Hill (USA)

...[You] might find it perplexing that scrapping an anti-corruption law is at the top of the congressional to-do list in Washington.  But Congress will seek to do just that this week by voting to roll back rules to implement the landmark bipartisan...

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24 January 2017

Thun Group of Banks releases new Discussion Paper on implications of UN Guiding Principles for corporate & investment banking; commentaries provided

The Thun Group of Banks's new Discussion Paper aims to gain further understanding of how the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights should be applied in the banking sector. ...

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13 January 2017

European Court of Human Rights rejects UBS’ claim that French bond in tax fraud case violated bank’s right to presumption of innocence

Author: AFP

"Europe court upholds French bond for UBS in tax fraud case", 12 Jan 2017...

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13 January 2017
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Author: Agence Télégraphique Suisse (ats)/nxp

« La CEDH valide la caution imposée à UBS », 12 janvier 2017...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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