Total under pressure for collaborating with Myanmar's military junta

Danish pension companies are reconsidering investments in the French oil giant due to Total's cooperation with the military junta in troubled Myanmar.

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Danish pension companies PFA and Topdanmark are putting pressure on French oil and gas supermajor Total to address that the company – as the largest gas operator in Myanmar and through its collaboration with state-owned and military-run Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) – can be coupled with the junta that staged a coup d'état on Feb. 1, reports Danish daily Information.

"As an investor, we expect them to do everything they can to not contribute to human rights violations," writes Topdanmark to the newspaper:

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