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?
FACING FINANCE keeps constant record of incidents on the involvement of investments in human rights violations, international law infringements or environmental devastations.
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
The NGOs Sherpa and the ECCHR (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights) have filed a criminal complaint against the French group Lafarge. The world’s… Read More »Lafarge: Accusation of crimes against humanity and complicity in war crimes
Since the disastrous collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais in November 2015 (which FACING FINANCE has reported on several… Read More »Update: Dam Collapse in Brazil: Lawsuit against Executives