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17 February 2020

Australia: Coles store managers underpaid $20 million over six years

Author: Dominic Powell & Anna Patty, The Age

"Government warns companies to 'get house in order' after Coles workers underpaid", 18 February 2020...

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17 February 2020

Rathbones Investment Management uses BHRRC Modern Slavery Registry to assess & engage FTSE 350 companies

Author: BHRRC

The 2015 Modern Slavery Act was a landmark piece of legislation, requiring all companies over  a certain size operating in the UK to report in detail on their approach to finding and eliminating modern slavery within their supply chains.  The Business...

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7 February 2020

UK: Barclays under pressure from investors to adopt stricter climate policies

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6 February 2020

Japanese megabanks accused of financing rainforest destruction in Rainforest Action Network's report

In a new report entitled “Will Japan’s Megabanks Stop Financing Rainforest Destruction?” published by Rainforest Action Network,  Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Mizuho Financial Group (Mizuho), and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMBC Group),...

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6 February 2020

Will Japan’s Megabanks Stop Financing Rainforest Destruction?

Author: Rainforest Action Network

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3 February 2020
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Author: Belga, RTBF.be

« Ethias exclut plus de 600 entreprises et 80 pays de sa liste d'investissement » 28 janvier 2020...

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31 January 2020

Ranking Digital Rights Winter 2020 investor update

Author: Rebecca MacKinnon, Melissa Brown, and Jasmine Arooni, Ranking Digital Rights

"Digital rights 2020 outlook: Market realities and regulation are raising the bar", January 2020 ...

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28 January 2020

UN Working Group calls for inputs on business in conflict & post-conflict contexts (due 10 Apr)

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

As part of its mandate to promote the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights launched a project in 2018 to clarify the practical steps that States and business enterprises should take to...

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27 January 2020

USA: Boards should increase accountability for sexual harassment, says lawyer

Author: Julie Goldsmith Reiser, Financial Times

"Boards must be held accountable for sexual harassment scandals," 1 Jan 2020 [Subscription required]...

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24 January 2020
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Author: Collectif des financiers pour une planète plus responsable, dans La Tribune (France)

«Appel à une finance de progrès social et environnemental» 21 janvier 2020...

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