Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Africa Leaders Summit: America’s Dirty Little Secret

  Wednesday, August 6, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

BankTrack: There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank”

There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank” just yet, says BankTrack “Sustainable Global Bank of the Year” Santander has invested EUR1 billion in the arms trade Friday, 14 June 2013 Press Release Santander, announced yesterday as the winner of the Financial Times and International Finance Corporation’s Sustainable Global …

Young’s China Business Blog Daily Newsletter: February 6

YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG                                          DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                February 6, 2013 International Board: The Endless Wait  Since China first announced its plans to launch an International Board several years ago, a group of overseas-based companies that do big business in China have been waiting patiently to list on the board …

Complaint seeks resettlement and just compensation from royal Dutch Shell and UK banks for damage caused by Sakhalin II Oil and Gas project

Today, residents living adjacent to a highly polluting liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and oil and gas export terminals on Sakhalin Island, Russia, filed a complaint against Royal Dutch Shell and three of the largest UK banks: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Standard Chartered, and Barclays, for their failure to …

(BN) Men in Finance Have ‘Reprehensible’ Dominance: Chart of the Day

(BN) Men in Finance Have ‘Reprehensible’ Dominance: Chart of the Day +——————————————————————————+ Men in Finance Have ‘Reprehensible’ Dominance: Chart of the Day 2012-01-31 00:01:00.2 GMT By Simon Clark Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) — Finance is the most lopsided industry in the MSCI World Index when it comes to appointing women as …