1Domini generally excludes from its mutual fund portfolios military weapons manufacturers and fossil fuel owners and producers (the latter group defined as companies that are substantial owners and producers of oil or natural gas reserves and are included in the Integrated Oil & Gas or Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industries as defined by the Global Industry Classification System (GICS), as well as companies significantly involved in coal mining).
i Human Rights Watch, World Report, Country Chapters, South Sudan Events of 2016, https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/south-sudan
iiUN News Centre, Warring parties in South Sudan show ‘little interest’ in pushing peace process forward – UN envoy, September 26, 2017, http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57745#.Wc0RLluPKCg
iiiFund for Peace, Fragile States Index, 2017, http://fundforpeace.org/fsi/
ivWar Crimes Shouldn’t Pay: Stopping the looting and destruction in South Sudan, The Sentry, September 2016, https://cdn.thesentry.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Sentry_WCSP_Finalx.pdf
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