(Berlin/Münster) 11.5.2018 News embargo 8:00 am – Minerals and metals are an integral part of our daily lives, from smartphones to toothpaste, but the global extractives industry is also heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human ... →
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 ... →
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 ... →
For the fifth consecutive year Facing Finance reports on violations of environmental and social norms and standards by multinational corporations, as documented by international NGOs. It shows that banks as well as their customers are all too often profiting ... →
The first free consumer portal rating the social and environmental commitments of German banks sees GLS Bank and Triodos Bank in the lead.
(Berlin, March 15, 2016) – On today’s World Consumer Rights Day, a coalition of German non-governmental organizations ... →
(Munich/Berlin, February 16, 2016) – On the occasion of the United Nations “World Day of Social ... →
Company should follow the divestment-course of other investors – No more money for climate offenders and mountain top removal– environmental catastrophe is looming through new investments in Bangladesh
Berlin/Köln, 19.05.2015 On the occasion of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of ... →
Second United Nations meeting on the subject opens in Geneva
(Geneva, 13 April 2015) – Concerns about the prospect of weapons systems that would select and attack targets without further human intervention are multiplying and show the urgent need for ... →
Brussels/Amsterdam, October 21 – Indonesian palm oil company Bumitama announced in September 2014 that it has terminated its contract with an illegal palm oil plantation in Borneo, from which it is no longer purchasing palm oil. This decision followed a ... →
(Berlin, 09.12.2014) – Under EMBARGO until 11:00 – In anticipation of the International Day of Human Rights (10.12). FACING FINANCE is launching their new report entitled DIRTY PROFITS 3. The report is a ... →