A Business and Human Rights Perspective on Bank De-risking of Non-Profit Clients

2021- Human Security Collective (HSC) and Dutch bank ABN AMRO launched a report “Bank De-Risking of Non-Profit Clients: A Business and Human Rights Perspective”, which was prepared by the European Public Interest Law Clinic of New York University Law School in Paris. This report explores decisions made by banks that lead to de-risking. It explains the forms, root causes and consequences of de-risking, the relevant human rights norms and practical actions to allow banks to manage perceived risks of their Non-Profit Organization (NPO) clients whilst respecting human rights.