Norway: Speedo looking into report of human rights violations at Indian partner Page

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Norway: Speedo looking into report of human rights violations at Indian partner Page
Sep 03, 2020 06:00 pm
Speedo International will investigate a report of possible human rights violations by its Indian partner Page Industries, which Norway’s wealth fund dropped from its portfolio this week, the United Kingdom-based swimwear maker told Reuters. Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, on Monday said that “unacceptable risk” due to
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Sweden: IKEA stores owner Ingka plans 600 million euros in sustainability investment
Sep 03, 2020 05:30 pm
Ingka Group, the owner of most IKEA stores, plans 600 million euros (US$712 million) in sustainability-related investments over the next 12 months as the world’s biggest furniture brand aims to be climate positive throughout its value chain by 2030. The plan is to spend a third on renewable energy, a
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United States: Manager of medical clinics gets 13 years for money laundering and kickback schemes
Sep 03, 2020 05:00 pm
A 45-year-old manager of medical clinics in both Brooklyn and Queens was sentenced to 13 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $40 million after he was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn on Monday. Aleksandr Pikus, from Brooklyn, was previously convicted on November 2019 by a jury in
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Australia: Police seize Melbourne property in international corruption case
Sep 03, 2020 04:30 pm
Federal police have seized properties and cash worth $1.6 million over an alleged scheme to use the Melbourne property market to funnel millions of dollars of funds from a Malaysian government entity to corrupt officials. The seized properties and funds in bank accounts were owned by Australian property developer Dennis
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Macau: Law firm suing convicted businessman Ng Lap Seng over US$1.9 mln in unpaid legal fees
Sep 03, 2020 04:00 pm
Local convicted billionaire real estate developer Ng Lap Seng, is being accused by the law firm that defended him in his criminal bribery case of failing to pay more than US$1.9 million (MOP15.1 million) in legal fees, news agency Reuters reported. The Law Firm of Hugh H. Mo on Monday
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Indonesia: AGO names new suspect in prosecutor Pinangki’s bribery case
Sep 03, 2020 03:30 pm
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has named NasDem politician Andi Irfan Jaya a new suspect in a bribery case implicating prosecutor Pinangki Sirna Malasari and detained him at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) detention facility as part of coordination between the two legal forces. Andi was named a suspect on
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