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5 December 2018

EU: Council endorses measures requiring banks to disclose ESG-related financial risks

Author: EURACTIV.com

The ECOFIN Council adopted three sustainability measures of the Capital Requirement Directive and Capital Requirement Regulation for banks as part of the EU’s ‘Risk Reduction Measures package’:...

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4 December 2018
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Author: La Première (Belgique)

« Au Bout du Jour - Séquence DDH: Droits de l'Homme en Entreprise», 3 décembre 2018...

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3 December 2018
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En el contexto de la “guerra comercial” que se desató con la subida de aranceles que Estados Unidos impuso a China durante el gobierno Trump, China ha optado por cambiar el statu quo del comercio internacional. Con las visitas del presidente Xi Jinping...

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29 November 2018

Civil society groups incl. BHRRC call on EU Commission to improve legal framework for corporate sustainability reporting

Author: Frank Bold, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre et al

The European Commission’s Action Plan on Sustainable Finance and the related legislative proposals are a crucial step towards achieving the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals... To achieve this objective, EU policy-makers must re...

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28 November 2018

Civil society urges EU Council to ensure positive progression on development of disclosure requirements for sustainable investments

Author: ActionAid et al

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26 November 2018
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Author: MédiaTerre (France)

« L'OIT, l'UE et l'OCDE s'allient en faveur des chaînes d'approvisionnement responsables », 23 novembre 2018...

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26 November 2018

Business leaders urge EU to ensure climate targets are aligned with just transition to net-zero emissions

Author: Sam Morgan, EURACTIV.com

Business leaders have urged the EU to scrap greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and increase climate ambition in time to stick to the Paris Agreement, in a letter seen by EURACTIV....

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26 November 2018
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Author: Algérie Press Service

« Eucoco 2018 : le pillage des ressources sahraouies dénoncé », 17 novembre 2018...

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22 November 2018

Commentary: European Parliamentarians want to move on human rights due diligence legislation, says ECCJ

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

ECCJ [...] spoke to the Belgian federal parliament’s intergroup on Fair Trade at its annual meeting on 20 November 2018... The intergroup's members expressed interest in further discussions on possible human rights due diligence rules for Belgium.....

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19 November 2018

Finnfund invites comments on its draft Human Rights Statement; activist group responds

In preparation for publishing a Human Rights Statement, Finnish development finance company Finnfund invited stakeholders to submit comments on its first draft. Activist specialist group Indigenous People and the Earth responded to Finnfund's call,...

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