Tag Archive for: divestment

Nuclear Weapon Prohibition negotiations resume

This morning in New York negotiations resumed on the Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The draft is a good basis for discussion, and includes strong language including on the prohibition of assisting with any making, having or using of nuclear weapons. PAX would like to see the treaty also forbid financing. Read more

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Banking on a ban: nuclear ban negotiations side event

On the opening day of the UN negotiations for a new legal instrument banning nuclear weapons, PAX and the Future of Life Institute hosted a side event on the impact a treaty banning nuclear weapons would have on nuclear-armed states. Speakers included Fabian Hamilton, Member of the UK Parliament; John Tierney (Council for a Livable World); Max Tegmark (Future of Life Institute & MIT); and Ray Acheson (Reaching Critical Will of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom). 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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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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Ackermans & van Haaren divests from Fluor

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

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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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ABP stops the financing of Indian nuclear weapons producer Larsen & Toubro

Wilbert van der Zeijden ABP, the largest Dutch Pension Fund,  announced it…

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Best Practices: A Swedish Case Study

In Sweden, the first step in the campaign was to contact all of the CEOs of…

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General Electric Boycott

Compelling a Corporation to End Its Involvement in Nuclear Weapons Production

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A Survivor’s Testimony

Why No One Should Be Investing an Industry of Death and Destruction

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