Remembering and acting to prevent future harm

“I was just 13 years old when the United States dropped the first atomic bomb,…

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Norway’s Ethical Recommendations

The committee tasked with reviewing the ethical framework for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global issued a report recommending adjustments to the implementation of the ethical guidelines, including the nuclear weapons policies. Read more

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New MUFG policy: nuclear weapons are inhumane

One of the largest banks worldwide, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has…

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Amentum takes over Aecom nuclear weapons related contracts

The Norwegian Council of Ethics recommended that AECOM be taken off their list of nuclear weapon producers-  it’s a logical move. Here’s why-

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75 years later, join us in saying ‘never again’

On 6 August it will be 75 years since a bomb called Little Boy destroyed Hiroshima. At least 210.000 people died, most of them civilians. Survivors and their children are still experiencing the health and social consequences, even today. We ask all financial institutions to join us on 6 August in commemorating the humanitarian catastrophe of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for the total elimination of all nuclear weapons. Read more

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How the exclusion of nuclear weapons was a smart business choice for a Dutch pension fund

A story of how to do good ánd do well

In January 2018, the Dutch pension fund ABP decided to start excluding all companies involved in the production of nuclear weapons. It recently published research showing this decision has meant an improved return-risk profile for ABPs investment portfolio.
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New York City to discuss nuclear weapon divestment

On 28 January the New York City Council is holding a hearing on a package of legislation- joint hearing on Res. No. 976 and Int. No. 1621. The package of legislation represents a clear movement from the conceptualization of nuclear weapons in the Manhattan Project to finally banning the bomb by supporting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. It also calls on NYC to divest all of it’s pension funds from any company associated with the production of nuclear weapons. Read more

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NPT based exclusions, get ready for an update!

Many financial institutions exclude nuclear weapon producers and specifically cite the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT). With the projected entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in 2020, it’s time to update these policies.

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Beyond the Bomb: these investors are rejecting nuclear weapons

New research launched today shows more and more financial institutions are saying no to nuclear weapons. The Don’t Bank on the Bomb report, Beyond the…

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Nuclear weapons exclusion policy Degroof Petercam Asset Management

Photo by drmakete lab on Unsplash Early this year, Belgian asset manager Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM: the Asset Management division of the…

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