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Author: Jennifer Hijazi, E&E News (USA)
"World Bank coal case a testing ground for climate liability," 15 Jan 2020...
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Author: FMO (Germany)
"FMO invests in Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) to support the provision of climate resilience solutions to smallholder farmers in East and West Africa.", 7 January 2020...
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Myanmar: Western Union cut ties with military-owned Myawaddy Bank over alleged genocide & war crimes
Author: Nay Myo Htun,Ye Kaung Myint Maung, & Roseanne Gerin, Radio Free Asia
"Myanmar Military Shrugs Off Western Union Decision to Cut Ties With Army-owned Bank", 9 January 2020...
Investors with £130bn urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms as part of first-ever shareholder climate resolution aimed at UK bank
Author: Kalyeena Makortoff, The Guardian
Barclays is being urged to stop offering loans to fossil fuel companies as part of the first ever shareholder climate resolution aimed at a UK bank....
FTSE4Good leaves coal and oil firms and G4S on ethical investment list despite environmental and labour rights concerns; incl. comments
Author: Jasper Jolly, The Guardian
Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre previously asked G4S for a response to allegations of labour abuse in Qatar and UAE, available here....
Hong Kong: HSBC distances itself from police move to freeze fund supporting anti-government protests
Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)
“HSBC distances itself from police crackdown on protest fundraiser accused of money laundering”, 20 December 2019...
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