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Denmark: “Happy Divorces” with Big Banks

October 7, 2012

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“Are you sure you want to take out money here?” This question was posted across ATMs of the big banks in Denmark back in September. It was the warm-up for the ‘Bank Transfer Day’ that kicked off on October 1, 2012 (…) Read the full post on Global Voices online  Advertisements

Corporate Social Responsibility – become a fan

October 13, 2010

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17. February 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has in recent years become a buzz word for companies, governments and NGO’s. Which is good. The attention is apparently out there, but does the action follow? Not always. The ethical watchdog Danwatch has several times documented, that even though both Danish and multinational companies sign up for CSR in […]

Daylight Robbery

October 13, 2010

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May 2010 (excerpt from Financing Economic Apartheid) “I can take a stone from your hand, and 
then hit you with that stone. That is what 
they are doing here”. James Shiburi clenches his fist. He is angry at the mine company and he is disappointed 
with the South African government. He has 
experienced his ancestor’s land […]

A Life Before the Mine

October 13, 2010

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May 2010 (excerpt from Financing Economic Apartheid) “We are ready. This is not going to end 
today until our voice is heard. That is a pro
mise not a threat. It is a promise. Everybody 
has a value and everybody should have a 
say and be listened to”. Lele Susan Moabelo is 33 years old and […]