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23.4.2018

Climate stress test for the Swiss financial centre

The Swiss National Bank’s investments contribute to a catastrophic temperature rise of 4-6 degrees. On the occasion of the General Assembly on 27 April, the Climate Alliance calls for a climate stress test and publishes concrete recommendations.

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22.2.2018

Nature’s Worth: Using Human Markets to Value Ecosystems’ Contributions - Metropolitics

Mattijs van Maasakkers' The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States: The Challenge of Trading Places pulls readers into
Online article
14.11.2017

Paradise Papers : légal mais scandaleux !

Depuis début novembre, les Paradise Papers livrent chaque jour leurs révélations sur les plans d’optimisation fiscale agressifs de multinationales et milliardaires. Contrairement aux scandales révélés par les Panama Papers il y a deux ans, ces plans...
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6.11.2017

«Paradise Papers»: Glencore will von Korruption bei Kongo-Deal nichts wissen

«Paradise Papers»: Glencore will von Korruption bei Kongo-Deal nichts wissen

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5.10.2017

Kartell von Profiteuren

Im Rohstoffhandel sind intransparente Strukturen zementiert. Diese aufzubrechen, sei schwierig, sagt Bernhard Klinzing vom Frankfurter Börsenbrief. Denn «niemand beißt die Hand, die ihn füttert».
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5.10.2017

Kurz erklärt: Was sind eigentlich Spekulationsblasen?

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15.5.2013

Tax Havens 101: the high cost of going offshore

What are offshore tax havens, who uses them, and how do they work?

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17.4.2018

Cuba après Fidel / Serge Sur... [et al.]

Ce numéro dresse un bilan économique, social et politique de la grande île caribéenne qui aide à comprendre cette « exception cubaine »

Malgré une économie entravée par l’imposition depuis 1962 d’un embargo économique et financier puis par la chute de l’Union soviétique, Cuba demeure un...
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11.4.2018

Climate Finance Shadow Report 2016 / Tracy Carty, Jan Kowalzig, Annaka Peterson

International climate finance is vital in the global effort to combat climate change. It offers a lifeline to the world's poorest countries and communities that are struggling to cope with a changing climate, and provides crucial support to help them develop in a low carbon way. [Summary]
Electronic document
20.3.2018

Transnationale Konzerne : Nutzniesser und treibende Kraft der Globalisierung : die Debatte zu Menschenrechten,<BR>Investitionsschutz und Konzernbesteuerung im Rückblick / Claudia Detsch

Die etwa 80.000 weltweit operierenden Transnationalen
Konzerne (TNC) sind die global player
schlechthin. Sie tragen Verantwortung für etwa
80 Prozent der globalen Handelsströme. Ihre
Wirtschafts- und Finanzstrategien haben massive
ökonomische, soziale, ökologische und politische
...

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Press release
23.4.2018

Climate stress test for the Swiss financial centre

The Swiss National Bank’s investments contribute to a catastrophic temperature rise of 4-6 degrees. On the occasion of the General Assembly on 27 April, the Climate Alliance calls for a climate stress test and publishes concrete recommendations.
Article AS news
5.4.2018

Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.
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5.4.2018

Location nationalism or global solidarity?

The new edition of Corporate Tax Reform III will be discussed in the committee of the first Chamber in April. The debate will put the global conscience of the Socialist Party, the Greens and the Center parties to the test.

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