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Author: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Silvia Liebrich
"Schmutzige Deals mit dem Geld von Bill Gates", Süddeutsche Zeitung, 23. März 2015...
In 2002, Gilberto Torres, a trade unionist who worked at an oil pumping station in the Casanare region of Colombia, was kidnapped by a paramilitary group. He was detained in a pit and tortured for over 6 weeks. The plaintiff sued BP in the US and...
Author: Frank Seier, Right2Respect
...Business has a "differentiated but complementary" responsibility in preventing and addressing corporate-related human rights impacts. When States enact national human rights laws, corporations have a legal obligation to comply with these... In...
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BP, Shell boards advise shareholders to support resolution on climate change at Annual General Meeting
Author: Church of England
"BP Board Advises Shareholders to Support Resolution on Climate Change at 2015 AGM", 5 Feb 2015...
US judge rules that BP should face maximum civil penalty over Deepwater Horizon oil spill, up to $13.7 billion
Author: Amanda Bronstad, National Law Journal (USA)
"BP Faces $13.7 Billion Fine for Gross Negligence", 19 Feb 2015 [subscription required]...
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Author: Jerin Mathew, International Business Times (UK)
“Exxon Mobil bars discrimination against LGBT workers,” 31 Jan 2015...