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16 July 2019

Fast & fair renewable energy: A practical guide for investors

This briefing sets out how investors can help tackle the climate crisis while respecting human rights in a just transition. It is divided into five snapshots, which provide statistics and case studies highlighting key human rights risks and impacts f...

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16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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25 June 2019

Total's corporate strategy inconsistent with Paris Climate Agreement, according to NGO report

In a report, titled "Total: The Climate Chaos Strategy", NGOs Notre Affaire à Tous, 350.org and Friends of the Earth France highlight the lack of action by Total to combat its impact and contribution to climate change. Business & Human Rights...

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25 June 2019

14 cities & NGOs call on Total to comply with French Duty of Vigilance law

On October 23, 2018, 14 towns in conjunction with the following associations: Notre Affaire à Tous, Les Eco Maires, Sherpa, and Zea, challenged Total with regards to its inaction on climate change, on the basis of the French law on the duty of...

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21 June 2019
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Author: El Tiempo (Colombia)

“Colombia y Francia firmaron acuerdo para proteger el medio ambiente” 20 de junio de 2019...

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21 May 2019

Public consultation on principles for responsible banking by UN Environment & 28 banks (deadline: 31 May)

Author: UN Environment Finance Initiative

By developing the set of principles, the 28 founding banks set out a clear purpose for the banking industry itself, and enables investors, policy makers and regulators, clients and civil society to compare banks and hold them accountable for their...

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6 May 2019

InfluenceMap report alleges misleading climate-related branding & lobbying by major oil & gas companies; BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell & Total responded

In March 2019, InfluenceMap published research finding that the five largest publicly-traded oil and gas majors (ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, BP and Total) have invested over $1Bn of shareholder funds in the three years following the Paris Agreement on...

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19 April 2019

World Meteorological Organization reports shows increased global temperature & extreme weather affecting lives & sustainable development worldwide

This publication marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1994... It complements the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) five-to-seven year reporting cycle in...

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12 April 2019

Report analyses role of human rights treaty bodies in enforcing States' duty to protect people from adverse impacts of climate change

In 2018, the human rights treaty bodies of the United Nations (UN) made an unprecedented number of recommendations to States concerning their legal obligations to protect people from the adverse impacts of climate change, according to a new report by...

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15 March 2019

B Team leaders, incl. CEOs of Kering, Unilever & Virgin, support youth climate strike

Author: The B Team (USA)

Today students all over the world are taking part in #YouthStrike4Climate demanding climate action for their futures. You all have my full support. Thank you for the bravery & passion you show. #FridaysForFuture #GlobalStrike4Climate pic.twitter...

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