NGOWatch – February 2015


ethicalcorp.com | Published Feb. 5, 2015

Greenpeace exposes UK’s ‘dirty energy’ deals

Despite its pledge to withdraw financial support from “dirty energy” projects, the UK government has dished out more than £1bn in loans for fossil fuel projects around the world, a report by environmental NGO Greenpeace says.

China’s record fine on corporate polluters

A high court in China has fined six companies more than £16m for environmental pollution in the eastern province of Zhejiang. The penalty, the highest ever given for corporate pollution in China, was served when six companies were found guilty of discharging tens of thousands of tonnes of chemical waste in two rivers in the city of Taizhou.

Oceans of plastic

More than five trillion pieces of plastic debris weighing close to 269,000 tonnes are floating in our oceans, according to new research by the non-profit 5 Gyres Institute… read more>


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Sweden’s largest pension fund just gave Exxon Mobil and other energy giants a stinging slap on the face

Sweden’s largest pension fund, AP7, has sold its investments in six energy companies that it says breach the Paris climate agreement

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Fund Selector: ESG myths and realities

There are plenty of companies that make a positive contribution to society and the environment that have also performed extremely well.

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Top UK fund manager divests from fossil fuels

Archbishop of Canterbury plays crucial role in BMO Global Asset Management’s decision to dump £20m of shares in firms such as BHP Billiton

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