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18 February 2014

Shell/BASF lawsuit (re Brazil)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In March 2007, the Brazilian Ministry of Labour and several workers’ associations filed a lawsuitagainst Shell Brazil and BASF alleging that workers employed at and living near a pesticide plant, first owned by Shell and then by BASF, suffered cancers...

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29 January 2014
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Author: ComunicaRSE (Argentina)

La Comisión Discapacidad de la Sociedad Fomento Fabril (Sofofa) y la Oficina Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) han presentado el documento del “Estudio: factores para la inclusión laboral de las personas con discapacidad”...En el marco de la Estrategia...

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1 January 2014

[PDF] Corporate influence in the Post-2015 process

Author: Lou Pingeot, Global Policy Forum

[T]his working paper examines the role and influence of business actors in the process towards the Post-2015 agenda of the UN, with particular attention to the influence of large transnational corporations. The business sector certainly has an...

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20 December 2013

Study: 51 of 100 Top Companies Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...

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11 December 2013

10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the nominated companies to respond. Responses & non-responses provided]. The annual "Public Eye Awards", cordinated by Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration, are for companies with the...

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11 December 2013
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Company response
11 December 2013

Response by BASF: 10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards.

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Article
10 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...

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10 December 2013

Where Is Business and Human Rights in Germany?

Author: Joanne Bauer, Columbia Univ.

[T]here is a...pervasive belief in Germany that its social market values...exempt Germany from acceding to the emerging rules on business and human rights. In their minds, Germany is already doing what’s required...[T]he German government remained...

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28 November 2013

How about a SLAPP for your trouble?

Author: Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint.com (India)

Strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPP, is one of several retaliatory mechanisms increasingly used against defenders of human rights…The Resource Centre discusses these and other matters and provides a global situation report in its...

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