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6 August 2014

Global Witness urges USA to push for transparency in natural resource wealth management to transform lives in Africa

Author: Simon Taylor & Corinna Gilfillan, Global Witness

"Ending corruption is the key to ending poverty in Africa. Will President Obama push it at this week’s summit?" 5 August 2014...

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31 July 2014

McDonald's should apply to franchisees similar working conditions model used for its suppliers, says Christine Bader

Author: Christine Bader, visiting scholar at Columbia University

"McDonald's Already Knows How to Manage Its Franchisee Labor Practices"...

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22 July 2014
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Author: Nnimmo Bassey, Pambazuka News

"Le pillage des ressources du continent constituent une nouvelle vague de colonisation", 21 juillet 2014...

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22 July 2014

USA: Judge orders company claimant & law firm to return settlement payments from BP over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Author: Amanda Bronstad, National Law Journal (USA)

"BP Claimant, Attorneys, Ordered to Return Settlement Cash", 21 Jul 2014 [Subscription required]...

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27 June 2014

BP seeks repayment on 'inflated' oil spill payouts [USA]

Author: Times-Picayune (USA)

BP urged a federal judge Friday (June 27) to order the repayment -- plus interest -- of hundreds of millions of dollars the company says were overpaid to claimants as a result of "erroneous implementation" of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill...

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27 June 2014

USA: BP asks court to order return of overpayments due to "erroneous implementation" of 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement

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27 June 2014

Why do corporations fail to do the right thing?

Four years ago yesterday, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 men and spilling thousands of barrels of oil into the Gulf. This Thursday is the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, which killed more than 1,100...

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3 June 2014

[PDF] Assessing Human Rights Impacts: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Author: Global Compact Network UK

This primer was produced by the Global Compact Network UK to accompany "Assessing human rights impacts: where the rubber hits the road" event held on the 3rd June 2014 at Clifford Chance LLP, London, UK. Speakers from the following companies and...

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28 May 2014

Companies Commit Human-Rights Abuses in America, Too [USA]

Author: Christine Bader, author of "The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist", in Atlantic (USA)

When we think about companies getting caught up in human rights violations, we tend to imagine far-flung lands with weak or repressive governments...But there are human-rights violations here at home as well. Failing to see them as such deprives us of...

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28 May 2014

ExxonMobil Nixes Antidiscrimination Policy, While New Report Documents Widespread Bias

Author: Trudy Ring, Advocate.com (USA)

...[A] new report provides evidence that LGBT workers still face widespread bias. “A Broken Bargain: Unchecked Discrimination Against LGBT Workers” synthesizes a variety of research to document that LGBT Americans still face bias in hiring, unfair...

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