Novethic Research: Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses

Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses Paris, 18 June 2013.  Novethic, a research centre, has published a pioneering study looking at the influence that responsible investors can exert by refusing to invest in multinationals involved in human rights violations. Blacklists published by 19 Northern European investors managing €1.5 trillion …

Arms Bazaars Proliferate as U.N. Tries to Regulate Trade

      Arms Bazaars Proliferate as U.N. Tries to Regulate Trade   By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 2013 (IPS) – When a 20-year-old went on a deadly shooting spree killing 26 students and teachers in an elementary school in Connecticut last December, there was the inevitable outcry either for …