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BANKS AS SHARED CUSTODIANS OF GARMENT SECTOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS IN INDIA

BANKS AS SHARED CUSTODIANS OF GARMENT SECTOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS IN INDIA

FAIR FINANCE FOR VIETNAM – A CHALLENGING AND REWARDING LEARNING JOURNEY

FAIR FINANCE FOR VIETNAM – A CHALLENGING AND REWARDING LEARNING JOURNEY

RACE TO THE TOP CONTINUES AMONG THE JAPANESE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

RACE TO THE TOP CONTINUES AMONG THE JAPANESE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS: A STORY OF HOW GOVERNMENTS, COMPANIES AND NONPROFITS CAN CREATE SOCIAL CHANGE

PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS: A STORY OF HOW GOVERNMENTS, COMPANIES AND NONPROFITS CAN CREATE SOCIAL CHANGE

BANKING ON A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – 2020 PROGRESS SUMMARY

BANKING ON A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – 2020 PROGRESS SUMMARY

In Asia, unprecedented short and long term economic and social consequences have resulted from measures to contain COVID-19’s impact on domestic economies. Furthermore, the pandemic exacerbated Asian banks’ limited to non-compliance with environmental, social, and…
ASIA’S ROAD TO SUSTAINABILITY AND THE ROLE OF THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

ASIA’S ROAD TO SUSTAINABILITY AND THE ROLE OF THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

As many around the world begin to feel the increased hope of being able to return to “normal”, the situation in India and other developing countries remain an unsettling reminder that the fight against COVID-19…
ENSURING CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES: ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

ENSURING CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES: ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT KEY TO BETTER POST-COVID-19 AGRICULTURE IN ASEAN

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT KEY TO BETTER POST-COVID-19 AGRICULTURE IN ASEAN

An Op-Ed by Tuan Vu and Bernadette Victorio as seen in Oxfam in Asia, 14 December 2020 We call on financing institutions and large agribusinesses to leverage their influence to promote Environment, Social, and Corporate…
WHY ASIAN BANKS NEED TO PUT SUSTAINABLE FINANCE CLEARLY IN THEIR SIGHTS

WHY ASIAN BANKS NEED TO PUT SUSTAINABLE FINANCE CLEARLY IN THEIR SIGHTS

An Op-Ed by Bernadette Victorio as seen in Eco-Business, 03 December 2020 If the region’s finance giants continue with business-as-usual practices over the next 10 years, there is little chance of achieving the Sustainable Development…
ENSURING RESPONSIBLE PALM OIL PRODUCTION IN INDONESIA BY FOCUSING ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

ENSURING RESPONSIBLE PALM OIL PRODUCTION IN INDONESIA BY FOCUSING ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE