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15 December, 2020

NBIM set to publish voting intentions five days before company AGMs

Boards may well brace for impact after recent news. Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), which is worth KR 10,867bn (£930bn/$1,244bn) and has invested in more than 9,000 companies worldwide, is ...
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24 April, 2020

Investors call for mandatory human rights due diligence

The issue of mandatory human rights due diligence for companies will not go away. This week a group of investors with $5trn in assets under management called on governments around the world to impose ...
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6 December, 2019

Norway pushes for mandatory human rights due diligence

Norway has become the latest country to push for mandatory human rights due diligence, with large companies having to check their supply chains and face new reporting obligations on their actions to p...
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15 November, 2019

Norges Bank excludes G4S from portfolio over human rights concerns

Boardrooms were delivered a blunt reminder this week that human rights cannot be ignored. Norges Bank, the $1,...