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KBC Responds to Don’t Bank on the Bomb

KBC, a Belgian financial institution, responded to the 2016 update of Don’t Bank on the Bomb. The response reflects on KBC’s recently updated policy around weapons- including nuclear weapons. PAX welcomes the new KBC policy and appreciates the KBC engagement around the Don’t Bank on the Bomb report. The full response can be read here, and there is more information about the investments and the producer after the jump. Read more

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2016 Don’t Bank on the Bomb

Is your bank ready for the ban? Banks controlling over 1.7 trillion Euros are…

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Textron to end the production of cluster munitions

Great news! American company Textron has announced it will end its involvement with cluster munitions: http://insidedefense.com/insider/textron-discontinue-production-sensor-fuzed-weapon. This is wonderful news and truly a victory for the global campaign against cluster munitions showcasing the valuable contribution divestment makes to disarmament. Hopefully, Textron will consider also ending its production of key components for nuclear weapons. Read more

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Swiss initiatives to ban investments in nuclear weapons

by Dominique Jaussi, co-founder Business & Human Rights Conform (BHRC) Does…

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Responsible Investment Made Easy

Check out this great new video and tool from friends at the Future of Life Institute,…

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Pension funds SPF and SPOV divest from MOOG

The Dutch railway pension fund (SPF) and the public transport pension fund (SPOV)…

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Banning investment

In May, diplomats in Geneva will resume discussions on how to create and maintain a nuclear weapons free world. ┬áIt is important for those discussions to include a range of options and activities that can be undertaken now- even by countries that don’t have nuclear weapons. Read more

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Ackermans & van Haaren divests from Fluor

Belgian bank Ackermans & van Haaren confirms it has divested from American…

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb in Scotland

With a public meeting at the Ediburgh Peace and Justice Centre on 16 November,…

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb at Westminster Parliament

On 10 November Wilbert and Maaike presented Don’t Bank on the Bomb 2015…

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