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Still Irresponsible Investments

01 Sep 2018

Sweden - In 2015 Amnesty International published a study within the Fair Finance Guide initiative examining how major Swedish banks act when they invest in companies involved in abuses of human rights. Holdings in the Dow Chemical Company (which...

Human rights in extractives

01 Jun 2018

Netherlands - The extractives sector is a risk sector for involvement in human rights abuses. Companies in this sector should have ongoing due diligence processes in place to prevent, mitigate, and remediate human rights abuses. International...

Financing Occup'annexation

01 May 2018

Belgium - How financial institutions in Belgium are involved in the Israeli settlement industry.  READ THE FULL REPORT

On the Path of Overindebtedness

01 May 2018

Brazil - More than 61 million Brazilians are indebted today, half of which are overindebted. Many of them make new loans to pay off arrears, setting up a snowball of interest rates without prospect of negotiating an exit with financial...

Risking animal welfare

01 Feb 2018

Netherlands - In the period 2012-2017, Dutch banks have invested EUR 8,8 billion in the world’s biggest companies in the chicken and pork industry. To varying degrees, these companies cause or are directly linked to animal welfare infringements on...

Adjusment of bank charges are much higher than inflation

01 Dec 2017

Brazil - While inflation was 2,7% between November/2016 and November/2017, bank fees have risen 12,6% on average among the 5 biggest banks in Brazil (Banco do Brasil, Bradesco, Caixa, Itaú and Santander). The adjustments have affected 81% of...

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