The social grants system in South Africa is a lifeline to over 17 million people, and grant payments cover for example, pensions, disability payments and… Read More »Net1 UEPS Technologies Inc. profiting off the poorest and most vulnerable in South Africa
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Mount Polley Gold and Copper Mine given permission to pump treated wastewater into Quesney lake, despite repercussions of dambreak.
The failure of the Mount Polley tailings dam on August 4th 2014 in Canadian British Columbia, is considered to be one of the most damaging… Read More »Mount Polley Gold and Copper Mine given permission to pump treated wastewater into Quesney lake, despite repercussions of dambreak.
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… Read More »Press Release: Rheinmetall: Facing Finance Recommends “Sell”
On April 24, 2017, the collapse of the eight-storey building complex Plaza Rana in Dhaka, Bangladesh, marked its fourth anniversary. Along with two devastating fires… Read More »Stop Exploitation in the Fashion Industry! More Transparency in Supply Chains!
As reported by Facing Finance in February 2017, a Nigerian Court has ruled that Shell and Eni have to cede the license (Oil Prospecting License… Read More »Update: New evidence shows Shell was involved in corrupt practices in Nigeria
April 3, 2016, entered history as a black Sunday for tax evaders, arms smugglers, drug dealers, corrupt politicians, athletes and business people as well as… Read More »The Panama Papers, One Year On – An Overview
Despite the current political debate, Rheinmetall (Essen, Germany) plans to build a new tank production facility in Turkey. Rheinmetall claims that a military buildup of… Read More »Rheinmetall plans tank production facility in Turkey, threatened by dictatorship
G-20 High-Level Symposium: Federal Finance Ministers prioritize free trade and economic growth at the expense of human rights and the environment
Federal Finance Ministers met on 17th and 18th March in Baden-Baden (Germany) to prepare the G-20 summit in June in Hamburg. The ministers discussed expanding… Read More »G-20 High-Level Symposium: Federal Finance Ministers prioritize free trade and economic growth at the expense of human rights and the environment
The Norwegian Pension Fund (NPF) manages assets worth more than 840 billion €, constituting the largest government pension fund worldwide. The fund’s assets mainly stem… Read More »High returns despite responsible investment rules – Norwegian Pension Fund yields 6.9% in 2016
A new report released by Mighty Earth looks at global meat production and its impact on the South American rainforest. It investigates soy production by… Read More »Cargill and Bunge continue to destroy the Amazon region in Bolivia and Brazil