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16 October 2018

So. Africa: Investment management firm claims wealthy investors prefer companies with good environmental & social records

Author: Londiwe Buthelezi, Business Day (So. Africa)

"SA’s rich investors pursue responsible investing"...

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15 October 2018

UN Working Group issues report on human rights due diligence, with recommendations to governments, companies & investors

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14 October 2018

Australia: Shareholder resolutions on human rights at upcoming AGMs of Woolworths, Qantas and Origin

Author: Joanna Mather, Financial Review

"AGMs: Origin, Qantas and Woolworths face human rights resolutions", 14 October 2018...

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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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9 October 2018

Intl. Finance Corporation releases position statement on intimidation & violence against opponents of its projects

Author: International Finance Corporation (USA)

"IFC Position Statement on Retaliation Against Civil Society and Project Stakeholders", Oct 2018...

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9 October 2018
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« TCFD : Plus de 500 organisations soutiennent les principes de transparence sur les risques financiers liés au climat », 5 octobre 2018...

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8 October 2018

Event: Banks & Human rights

Marking ten years since the global financial crisis, a new book: "Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights” by Professor David Kinley investigates the impact the financial system has on human rights. The book explains how to reform fi...

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8 October 2018
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Author: Guillaume Benoit, Les Echos

« Les entreprises communiquent encore trop peu sur le risque climatique », 26 septembre 2018...

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2 October 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)c

« Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge: Plusieurs grands investisseurs arrêtent le tabac », 26 septembre 2018...

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2 October 2018

Rights CoLab & DLA Piper make the business case for protection of civic freedoms & support of civil society

Author: Ed Rekosh, Rights CoLab & Lamin Khadar, DLA Piper

"The Business Case for Civil Society", Sep 2018...

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