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Norway oil fund may sell out of mines that mistreat workers

Posted on 31 May 2013

Norway’s $740-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, is examining labour conditions in the mining industry and may sell out of firms that violate workers’ rights, the head of the fund’s ethics council said.
The fund could also divest from companies involved in cattle ranching, if working conditions on farms are exploitative, and from firms implicated in illegal or unregulated fishing………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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