Why we exclude the pesticide sector from our portfolios

The massive use of pesticides has been a worrying problem for many years. These products have raised serious concerns about their impact on human health. At Anaxis, our goal is to act for the environment, biodiversity and health. Our policy is based on a strong commitment and a concrete approach. In particular, it consists of excluding from selection those companies that produce pesticides.

The second drowning of the water rail

Rare are the birds that do not fly: the cassowary, ostrich, emu, penguin to name but a few. However, the Aldabra rail is by far the strangest of them all. This species of bird owes its name to the Aldabra Atoll, an area of the Seychelles archipelago lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It was here that this species perished about 136,000 years ago, when a rise in sea levels submerged its unique habitat.

Controversy A/HRC/RES/42/25

Let’s get straight to the facts: official Venezuelan government statistics show that 1,569 people were killed by law enforcement officers between the 1st of January and the 19th of May this year. This figure adds up to a terrible toll: 5,287 people died during police operations in 2018 and 4,998 in 2017.