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Total’s operations in Western Sahara face ethics probe

Posted on 14 March 2014

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is examining the operations of oil firm Total in Western Sahara, a disputed region of North Africa with a history of human rights abuses, to ascertain whether its activities there are unethical.
The $850bn fund, which invests Norway’s revenues from oil and gas for future generations, invests only in firms it considers ethical, and has blacklisted 63 firms, including makers of nuclear arms, antipersonnel landmines, cluster bombs and tobacco………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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