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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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Trident Renewal- The companies behind the bomb

On Monday 18 July the UK Parliament decided to renew the Trident nuclear weapons system. Let’s take a quick look at what companies make which parts…..

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Cambridge will divest from nuclear weapon producers!

The City Council of Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) has  voted unanimously to divest their $1Bn pension fund from nuclear weapons producing companies. Read more

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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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Briefing paper: Banning investment

In May, diplomats in Geneva will resume discussions on how to create and maintain a nuclear weapons free world.  It 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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Don’t Bank on the Bomb 2015 Launch week overview

Time to reflect. On November 12, we launched the 2015 update of the Don’t…

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The 2015 report is now available!

The 2015 Report is now available as well as the Press Release Learn more through…

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ICAN UK campaigners blockade London Arms Fair

Colleagues at ICAN UK promoted the report and joined hundreds of protesters from Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) and other groups Read more

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Getting Marseille to stop banking on the bomb

In August, ICAN France participated to the Summer University of ATTAC (Association for the Taxation of financial Transactions and Aid to Citizens) in Marseille, France. Open to all, and hosting about 1.000 activists, this year the annual congress focused its conferences, workshops and other activities (theatre, movie, trainings, etc) on « Climate, debt and austerity ». Read more

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ABP excludes Walchandnagar Industries

ABP, the biggest pension fund of The Netherlands, will exclude Indian company Walchandnagar Industries from its investment universe because of the company’s involvement in the production of Indian nuclear weapons. Read more

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