Syndicate of banks, including European banks, signs agreement with Norilsk Nickel for 2,5 Billion over five years.

Extract from Dirty Profits 5 report on Norilsk Nickel. Published February 2017

Norilsk Nickel, as reported in our previous Dirty Profits 5 report , has had serious concerns in relation to environmental pollution and health problems for the local population.   ... →

Presseerklärung: Scheitert der heute beginnende VN-Verbotsprozess zu autonomen Waffensystemen?

 "Group of Governmental Experts"-Meeting im Rahmen des CCW am 13.11.2017 in Genf | Bild (Ausschnitt): © Facing Finance

Deutschland und Frankreich wollen mit einem unverbindlichen Verhaltenskodex „Killer Roboter“ in Schach halten und entfernen sich vom Ziel eines präventiven, völkerrechtlich verbindlichen Verbotsvertrages. Rüstungsindustrie soll helfen und beraten.

(Berlin / Genf, 13.11.2017) – Nach jahrelangem, ergebnislosen Meinungsaustausch über ein Verbot   ... →

Brazilian President Temer extinguishes protected Amazon reserve

  Bild (Ausschnitt): © Rainforest Action Network [CC BY NC 2.0] - flickr

In the last week of August, Brazilian President Temer, who has previously been arrested for corruption, released a huge nature reserve in the Amazon rainforest for raw material exploitation. The nature reserve is located in the national park Reserva Nacional   ... →

Tahoe Resources: Licence Suspended for Escobal Mine, Guatemala, for failure to consult indigenous communities. HSBC and other banks continue to provide funds despite clear violation of international norms and standards by the company.

In February 2017, the Dirty Profits report documented numerous violations by Tahoe Resource Inc at their Escobal mine in Guatemala. Including evidence that since Tahoe Resources acquired the Escobal silver project in southeastern Guatemala in 2010, it has given rise   ... →

Syndicate of banks funding meat packing company JBS -amidst allegations of deforestation, slavery, corruption and fraud.

JBS is the world’s largest meat company by revenues, capacity, and production including beef, poultry, lamb and pork. It is the largest beef exporter from Brazil and it sells its meat products under a range of brands including Swift, Friboi,   ... →