The Xinjiang Police Files recently released by international media confirm long-standing accusations against the Chinese government of oppressing the Uyghur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang… Read More »China and the Xinjiang Region – German Fashion Corporations and their Controversial Cotton Business
During the last few days, the world has witnessed a race within the western oil and gas sector to withdraw from their Russian assets, as… Read More »Western Oil and Gas majors race out of Russia – Total and Chevron stick around
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The European Commission’s ESG commitments for banks and BlackRock: It’s about more than a conflict of interest
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Press Release: As-Salaam-Alaikum (Peace be with you): How the war in Yemen is filling the coffers of European banks.
(22.5.2019) The DIRTY Profits 7 report presented today in Frankfurt / Main by the NGO Facing Finance highlights the ten European banks with some of… Read More »Press Release: As-Salaam-Alaikum (Peace be with you): How the war in Yemen is filling the coffers of European banks.