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28 November 2013

Energy firms' profit from customers has risen 77% in a year, says Ofgem (UK)

Author: Jennifer Rankin, Guardian (UK)

The big six energy firms have been exposed to further accusations of profiteering after the industry regulator revealed that profits per customer last year rose by 77%. On the eve of a protest by anti-poverty campaigners against power suppliers, Ofgem...

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6 November 2013

Stress Awareness Day: Deloitte joins mental health awareness programme

Author: Owain Thomas, Workplace Savings & Benefits (UK)

Deloitte is joining the Time to Change programme which aims to end the stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems. The firm joins a wide range of organisations that have already signed-up to the pledge…Time to...

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16 October 2013

Business and human rights: does reality match the rhetoric?

Author: Anna Turrell & Jon Woodhead, DNV Two Tomorrows, on Guardian Sustainable Business blog (UK)

The Tomorrow's Value Rating 2013 (TVR) an annual study conducted by DNV Two Tomorrows, underlines the difficulties of moving from agreement to execution [on business & human rights]. Over half of the assessed companies support the UNGPs, but they...

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1 December 2012

[PDF] Use of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in Sustainability Reporting by European Electricity Companies

Author: Tim Steinweg & Joseph Wilde-Ramsing, SOMO

This is the first known study that takes a detailed look at the use of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Framework...We were not prepared for the overwhelming number of discrepancies in company reporting and the GRI Application Level they use.....

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1 November 2012

[PDF] Recommendation for business leaders: The Complex Interpretation of Corporate Sustainability

Author: Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary

We believe that the key to the long-term success of a company is having a CEO and management team who are aware of the concept of sustainable development and are able to interpret it in a complex way in decision making. In putting forward these...

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30 August 2012

Chile court blocks Batista’s coal power project

Author: Diarmaid Williams, Power Engineering International

Chile has blocked the construction of a $5bn coal power plant due to environmental reasons. Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista had planned to construct the 2100 MW plant in order to support the country’s copper industry, which has been hampered by...

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10 May 2012
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Author: Larry Lohmann, Abya Yala Ediciones

Durante la última década, el comercio de emisiones se ha revelado como la pieza clave de las iniciativas mundiales para luchar contra el cambio climático…[Pero] toda una serie de grandes empresas, organismos financieros, centros académicos, gobiernos,...

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26 March 2012

Adidas, Nestlé Among Companies With Top Marks for Reporting on Child Labour, Climate or Water Risks

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

9 companies...received top marks for reporting on social or environmental risks in 2011. More than a third of the companies in the annual evaluation by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)...scored zero. “Failure to manage social and environmental...

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26 March 2012

PVH, H&M, Adidas, Gildan Activewear, Next & Gap receive "top marks" in child labour risk report

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24 January 2012

Lack of transparency on origins of coal leaves Dutch in the dark

Author: SOMO

Despite earlier promises, electricity companies continue to withhold important information about the origin of the coal they use. As a result, it is likely that coal imported into the Netherlands comes from mines where abuses of human rights and the...

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