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Exhibition: Dirty Profits: Commodity Investments and its impacts on People and the Environment.

FES-02-04-2014-14-webThe opening of the exhibition “DIRTY PROFITS: commodity investments and the consequences for man and the environment” in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, on April 02, 2014, was a resounding success. More than 100 visitors interested in pursuing an exciting panel discussion with experts, NGO s, and Members of the German Bundestag were able to engage in discussions regarding banking and the consequences of German and European commodity investments and ways to regulate this. Following the event chaired by Ulrike Herrmann,  an exhibition by the photographer Katrin Kramer was opened by Facing Finance documenting controversial projects together with Victoria Schneider and Ilham Rawoot in four African countries.
German and European financial institutions continue to invest in companies that profit from human rights violations, environmental destruction, corruption or production of weapons to international law.