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Nordea responds to Qatar criticisms: ”Nordea has clear guidelines for addressing human rights breaches"

Several financial institutions have indirect investments in the construction and hotel industry in Qatar, which is experiencing a boom in the run up to the football world cup – and heavy criticism for breaches of worker and human rights.

Eric Pedersen, Head of Responsible Investments, Nordea | Photo: PR

The kick-off of the football world cup in Qatar is approaching, and the working conditions for migrant workers involved in the construction industry in the country are being put under the microscope.

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