Mount Polley Gold and Copper Mine given permission to pump treated wastewater into Quesney lake, despite repercussions of dambreak.

Protests against Imperial metals and the reopening of Mount Polley, Quelle: Flickr: Shutdown Mount Polley Mine, Autor: Jeremy Board

The failure of the Mount Polley tailings dam on August 4th 2014 in Canadian British Columbia, is considered to be   ... →

Press Release: Rheinmetall: Facing Finance Recommends “Sell”

Berlin (4.5.2017) – While many banks recommend the purchase of Rheinmetall shares against the backdrop of increasing demand for defence products, the non-governmental organization Facing Finance calls on investors and shareholders to distance themselves from Rheinmetall shares and not to   ... →

Stop Exploitation in the Fashion Industry! More Transparency in Supply Chains!

Einsturz des Gebäude-Komplexes Rana Plaza am 24. April 2013, Quelle: Flickr: Dhaka Savar Building Collapse, Autor: rijans

On April 24, 2017, the collapse of the eight-storey building complex Plaza Rana in Dhaka, Bangladesh, marked its fourth anniversary. Along with two   ... →

The Panama Papers, One Year On – An Overview

Financial District in Panama-City, Source: Wikimedia Commons ©

April 3, 2016, entered history as a black Sunday for tax evaders, arms smugglers, drug dealers, corrupt politicians, athletes and business people as well as many financial institutions around the world. That   ... →

High returns despite responsible investment rules – Norwegian Pension Fund yields 6.9% in 2016

Source: Wikipedia

The Norwegian Pension Fund (NPF) manages assets worth more than 840 billion €, constituting the largest government pension fund worldwide. The fund’s assets mainly stem from Norway’s oil revenues and are supposed to offset oil price fluctuations and   ... →

Cargill and Bunge continue to destroy the Amazon region in Bolivia and Brazil

Source: Mass soybean harvesting at a farm in Campo Verde, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Photo: Alf Ribeiro / Mightyearth

A new report released by Mighty Earth looks at global meat production and its impact on the South American rainforest. It investigates   ... →