Banking without Principles?! – Banks rate low in BankTrack report

Die neue BankTrack Studie hat untersucht wie Banken ihrer menschenrechtlichen Verantwortungen nachkommen. ©BankTrack

Die neue BankTrack Studie hat untersucht wie Banken ihrer menschenrechtlichen Verantwortungen nachkommen. ©BankTrack

In June 2016, BankTrack published its second edition of “Banking with Principles? – Benchmarking Banks against the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights“. Using 12   ... →

Entire VW Board investigated by BaFin re: Market manipulation

Der Volkswagen-Vorstand wird sich wohl bald vor Gericht für die Affäre um gefälschte Abgaswerte verantworten müssen. ©BICYCLE at the German language Wikipedia

Volkswagen, Kassel Baunatal ©BICYCLE; Wikipedia

According to reports from Reuters, the German Federal Financial Market Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has launched an investigation into the VW emissions scandal against the ten managers who, until September 2015, formed the Group Management Board..   ... →

The 50 biggest CO2-Producers called to take responsibility for the effects of climate change

Zerstörung durch den Taifun Haiyan 2013. Copyright: Erik de Castro https://www.flickr.com/photos/mansunides/10797254835/in/photostream/

Zerstörung durch den Taifun Haiyan 2013. Copyright: Erik de Castro
https://www.flickr.com/photos/mansunides/10797254835/in/photostream/

On 22.September 2015, Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Philippine typhoon survivors drafted a petition requesting that the Philippine Human Rights Commission investigate the responsibility of carbon majors concerning climate change.   ... →

Update: South Africa’s highest court allows class action case against Mining companies.

About 500 000 former and existing miners have now been given the opportunity to jointly sue 32 mining companies for damages in the millions of dollars, thanks to the recent decision of the court in Johannesburg. The initial case was   ... →