In a first for the financial sector, an Australian bank (ANZ bank) provides remedy to families displaced by a Cambodian sugar project the bank financed; underscores importance of ensuring policy and screening practices are aligned, of undertaking human rights due diligence before providing loans and of considering remedy

Week of 2 March 2020 In a first for the financial sector, an Australian bank (ANZ bank) provides remedy to families displaced by a Cambodian sugar project the bank financed; underscores importance of ensuring policy and screening practices are aligned, of undertaking human rights due diligence before providing loans and of considering remedy In 2011, … Continue reading In a first for the financial sector, an Australian bank (ANZ bank) provides remedy to families displaced by a Cambodian sugar project the bank financed; underscores importance of ensuring policy and screening practices are aligned, of undertaking human rights due diligence before providing loans and of considering remedy

A group of mainstream UK investors representing £7.7 trillion AUM and owning one third of the value of UK listed companies tell companies they need to take climate change seriously at the boardroom and adapt their business models accordingly; climate change will be the priority in this year’s AGM season

Week of 2 March 2020 A group of mainstream UK investors representing £7.7 trillion AUM and owning one third of the value of UK listed companies tell companies they need to take climate change seriously at the boardroom and adapt their business models accordingly; climate change will be the priority in this year’s AGM season … Continue reading A group of mainstream UK investors representing £7.7 trillion AUM and owning one third of the value of UK listed companies tell companies they need to take climate change seriously at the boardroom and adapt their business models accordingly; climate change will be the priority in this year’s AGM season

The Supreme Court of Canada finds for the first time in Canadian legal history that a mining company (Nevsun Resources) can be sued for breaches of customary international law (including modern slavery) in its majority-owned joint venture overseas; decision paves the way for other lawsuits in common law countries

Week of 2 March 2020 The Supreme Court of Canada finds for the first time in Canadian legal history that a mining company (Nevsun Resources) can be sued for breaches of customary international law (including modern slavery) in its majority-owned joint venture overseas; decision paves the way for other lawsuits in common law countries Three … Continue reading The Supreme Court of Canada finds for the first time in Canadian legal history that a mining company (Nevsun Resources) can be sued for breaches of customary international law (including modern slavery) in its majority-owned joint venture overseas; decision paves the way for other lawsuits in common law countries