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   ... →

Criticism of Wilmar continues: Amnesty International finds labour violations

Whether Nestlé, Unilever, Procter & Gamble or Kellogg’s, palm oil is included in almost all branded products. Behind it is often one name: Wilmar, an agrarian company and leading palm oil producer. Especially in Indonesia, the Group operates through a   ... →