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8 July 2014

Saudi Arabia: General Electric provides training for female engineers

 

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30 May 2014

GE's approach to human rights & summary of Global Business Initiative activities in China & UAE

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30 May 2014

Human rights

Author: GE

Through our membership in the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), GE was fortunate to contribute to the six-year process that culminated in these Guiding Principles. Our own Statement of Principles on Human Rights has been drafted to...

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5 May 2014
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Author: Aly Sagne, Pambazuka (Royaume-Uni)

Bientôt trois ans que les Nations Unies (NU) ont adopté les Principes directeurs des Nations Unies sur les entreprises et les droits de l’homme : Cadre de référence "Protéger, respecter et réparer". Sur le continent africain, sa mise en œuvre ne...

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7 February 2014

Are companies involved with 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi wilfully ignoring human rights?

Author: Ella Skybenko, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in KyivPost (Ukraine)

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi start today...The multi-billion investment in prestige projects contrasts violently with the neglect of the human rights of workers who built them, the local people who have lost their homes and health, and...

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31 January 2014

Russia: Pressure escalates on Sochi corporate sponsors

Author: Human Rights Watch

...Corporate sponsors of the Sochi Winter Olympics should act now to urge Russia to halt the rising tide of discrimination, harassment, and threats against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, 40 of the world’s leading human rights...

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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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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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20 November 2013

US Govt’s Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements - comments, guidelines & company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Latest update:...EIRIS Conflict Risk Network (CRN) sent letters to US companies Coca-Cola, Ford and GE urging them to submit thorough and accurate reports under the Reporting Requirements; and to Capital Group, urging it to resubmit its report for...

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18 November 2013

Russia: Olympic sponsors muted on Sochi abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Leading corporate sponsors of the Olympics have yet to speak out strongly against the rights abuses linked to the preparations for the Sochi Winter Games, to be hosted by Russia in February 2014...Minky Worden... Human Rights Watch [said] “Sponsors...

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