Cargill is one of the world’s largest agricultural commodity trader and food processor and United States’ largest privately-owned company, with revenues exceeding $114 billion in… Read More »Cargill: Sustainability leader or worst company in the world?
FACING FINANCE keeps constant record of incidents on the involvement of investments in human rights violations, international law infringements or environmental devastations.
In 2017 Amazon earned over $3 billion in profit, reaching record highs that exceeded Wall Streets expectations . This information is difficult to correlate with the… Read More »Amazon’s Kindle and Echo Dot: serious labour violations in China at Foxxconn factory
Syndicate of banks, including European banks, signs agreement with Norilsk Nickel for 2,5 Billion over five years.
Norilsk Nickel, as reported in our previous Dirty Profits 5 report , has had serious concerns in relation to environmental pollution and health problems for the… Read More »Syndicate of banks, including European banks, signs agreement with Norilsk Nickel for 2,5 Billion over five years.
As reported by n-tv and Handelsblatt the attorney general of Frankfurt authorised raids on offices in the Commerzbank headquarters as well as 3 private houses… Read More »Raid on Commerzbank headquarters for suspected tax evasion
Syndicate of banks funding meat packing company JBS -amidst allegations of deforestation, slavery, corruption and fraud.
JBS is the world’s largest meat company by revenues, capacity, and production including beef, poultry, lamb and pork. It is the largest beef exporter from… Read More »Syndicate of banks funding meat packing company JBS -amidst allegations of deforestation, slavery, corruption and fraud.
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… Read More »Criticism of Wilmar continues: Amnesty International finds labour violations
When did you last buy a new smartphone? According to Bitkom, the majority of Germans own a mobile phone that is less than a year… Read More »Mobile Phone trends – Is sustainability improving?
In January 2017 Greenpeace released the report „Dirty Bankers – How HSBC is financing forest destruction for palm oil“. This report provides a detailed explanation… Read More »HSBC and Commerzbank are financing dubious palm oil company Noble
On January 7, Aldemar was assassinated by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on the route from El Hatillo to La Loma in broad daylight.… Read More »Another mining activists in Colombia killed
Update: Employees of the law firm Leigh Day arrested after criticism of the Vedanta subsidiary KCM in Zambia
Leigh Day, an international law firm, represents some 1800 Zambian farmers in their accusation against the mining company Konkola Coppermines plc (KCM), a subsidiary of… Read More »Update: Employees of the law firm Leigh Day arrested after criticism of the Vedanta subsidiary KCM in Zambia