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Global Compact Survey

  • 13 September 2007

In 2006 and 2007, UNI Finance conducted a survey on finance companies' commitments to Principle 3 of the UN Global Compact, "Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining". 35 major…

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Banks Embracing Green Challenge, Study Finds

  • 3 July 2007

According to the latest Banking Industry report from research group Covalence, competition for eco-minded customers has helped improve how banks' services affect the environment. The study looked at the EthicalQuote Reputation Index for nine industries from June 2006 to June…

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Rapport Covalence secteur bancaire 2007

  • 2 July 2007

Le secteur bancaire obtient la deuxième meilleure cotation éthique de juin 2006 à  juin 2007 comparé à  neuf autres secteurs, indique un rapport publié le 29 juin 2007 par la société genevoise Covalence, Covalence Banking Industry Report 2007. Au cours…

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Climate change? Not with my money

  • 9 June 2007

Investments by Dutch banks cause more than three times the CO2 emissions that the Netherlands emits annually. The banks invest over twenty times more in projects that harm the climate such as oil extraction and coal-fired plants, than in projects…

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ABN Amro launches climate change index

  • 29 March 2007

ABN Amro has launched an equity index tracking firms that address climate change and other environmental issues. Paul Thind, a London-based executive director at ABN AMRO, and the index developer, said: "This… benchmark reference instrument can be used both to…

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