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8 December 2017
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

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6 December 2017

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Author: James Heskett, Harvard Business School (USA)

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5 December 2017

Canada: Co.s urged by investors to disclose business risks from climate change

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30 November 2017

BNP Paribas to stop funding tobacco industry over health concerns

Author: Ruth David & Fabio Benedetti Valentini, Bloomberg

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29 November 2017

UN Forum on Business & Human Rights - Day Two Recap

Author: Michael Quayle & Emily Holland, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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27 November 2017
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Author: Gestión

“Mayor fondo soberano de inversión del mundo se vuelca a la moda”...

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27 November 2017

Evolving ESG due diligence workshops for the mining & financial sectors

Author: Global Compact Network Canada

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21 November 2017

How Much Do Banks Owe Us?

Author: Professor David Kinley, Sydney University

We’ve lost our trust in banks. No longer boringly prudent and safe, banks and bankers are increasingly seen as greedy, mollycoddled and self-serving. I want to show how banks can regain our trust and their own legitimacy. A fair as well as a...

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20 November 2017

Australia: Marriage equality 'Yes' vote wins; corporate supporters vocal, despite criticism

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20 November 2017

Commentary: Effective grievance mechanisms strengthen companies' social license to operate & reduce risks

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