Tag Archive for: controversial weapons

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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Controversial weapons vs the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in 2015 by the United Nations, have…

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Open letter to index providers on controversial weapons

In February 2019, over 140 financial institutions called on major index providers to exclude producers of controversial weapons from their mainstream index products. The initiative, coordinated by Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), was published as an open letter in the Financial Times and two Swiss newspapers. Read more

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