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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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6.4.2017

Swiss banks bankrolling illegal deforestation in Africa and East Asia

A recent report has exposed links between Swiss banks and some of the world’s largest palm oil plantation companies. Earthsight has reviewed the findings and shown that most of these firms have been involved in illegal deforestation.
Online article
3.10.2016

Mongolia asks IMF for rescue loan

By turning to the International Monetary Fund, the country staves off a slide into greater dependence on China

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Article
13.1.2017

Tax avoidance : special feature / Josh Eisen... [et al.]

An in-depth and global look at how corporations and rich individuals are looting the public purse – and why governments are allowing them to get away with it. [Abstract]
Book
6.9.2016

Quer denken: Mascha Madörin : über Antikolonialismus, Südafrika-Solidarität, Kritik am Schweizer Finanzplatz, feministische Wirtschaftstheorie und Care-Ökonomie : ein Lesebuch mit und über Mascha Madörin / herausgegeben von Bettina Dyttrich un...

In diesem Band werden ein Leben erzählt und ein Werk vorgestellt. Durch die 68er-Bewegung politisiert, arbeitet Mascha Madörin in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit. In Mosambik lehrt sie zwischen 1976 und 1980 in einem soeben unabhängig gewordenen Staat Politische Ökonomie und betreibt Feldstudien...

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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.
Article AS news
10.7.2016

Banking secrecy undead

Automatic financial account information exchange is reserved for a club of rich countries. Tax evaders from poor countries will still be able to conceal their money in Swiss accounts in the future.

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