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29.6.2018

Diverting flows

Illicit financial flows are conducive to social inequality and undermine sustainable development. Switzerland's centre-right political movements have long ignored this fact. Two new legal studies now reveal the need for comprehensive action.

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6.11.2017

Paradise Papers: Der Unterschied zu den Panama Papers

Auf die «Offshore Leaks» folgten die «Panama Papers», und nun werfen die «Paradise Papers» ein weiteres Schlaglicht auf die Praktiken der Offshore-Industrie.
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5.10.2017

OHCHR | End of mission statement of the United Nations Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cult...

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1.3.2017

Wie man eine Destination in die Armut treibt | TOURISM WATCH Informationsdienst Tourismus und Entwicklung

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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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9.4.2013

It's Time to Tackle Tax Havens

Taxes are the most efficient and sustainable means of supporting vital public services like education, healthcare, a legal framework, police force, public transport networks, welfare and much, much more. But the wealthy can escape their...

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13.6.2018

Commodities : Switzerland’s most dangerous business / Berne Declaration (ed.)

Today marks the release of the controversial book "Commodities: Switzerland's Most Dangerous Business". The fact-filled and groundbreaking analysis of the industry, as powerful as it is unknown, shows why resource-rich developing countries remain poor while Switzerland-based commodity companies...
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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
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8.3.2018

Aus eigener Kraft : die Agenda 2030 durch Eigeneinnahmen finanzieren / Andrea Lang... [et al.]

Die Nachhaltigkeitsziele können nur erreicht werden, wenn alle, also Regierungen, Unternehmen, Zivilgesellschaft und Wissenschaft gemeinsam an einem Strang ziehen. Es gilt niemanden zurückzulassen! Besonders die mit der leisesten Stimme und den geringsten Entwicklungschancen müssen in den...

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Political article
29.6.2018

Diverting flows

Illicit financial flows are conducive to social inequality and undermine sustainable development. Switzerland's centre-right political movements have long ignored this fact. Two new legal studies now reveal the need for comprehensive action.
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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.
Political article
2.3.2018

Stiglitz and Piketty call for new tax regime

Distinguished economists such as Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty are calling for the introduction of Unitary Taxation for multinational enterprises.

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