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Green groups concerned about companies hindering ambitious climate goals as BHP Billiton, GE & Shell set to fund new Energy Transitions Commission
Author: Jessica Shankleman, Business Green
"Will Shell-funded Energy Transitions Commission help or hinder the low carbon economy?", 25 Sep 2015...
8 major companies call for strong climate action by Australian Govt. & intl. community at Paris summit
Author: AGL, BHP Billiton, General Electric, Mirvac, Santos, Unilever, Wesfarmers, Westpac
Climate change is affecting our businesses and the communities in which we operate. We recognise that we have a role to play and we want to play our part...We have come together because we acknowledge that climate change will continue to have serious...
Author: Lynnley Browning, New York Times
"Companies Struggle to Comply With Rules on Conflict Minerals"...
UK: Law firms’ role in supporting clients on business & human rights issues is crucial, says Law Society
Author: Sarah Smith, Law Society of England and Wales (UK)
"Better business with human rights", 28 Jul 2015...
Training programme for factory managers & workers on environmental, economic & social challenges in Bangladesh, China & India
Author: EHS+ Network
“EHS+ Centers”, Sept 2014...
Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
La délocalisation de l’industrie électronique dans les pays asiatiques pose de nombreux problèmes environnementaux et sociaux. Deux affaires ont récemment remis en cause le droit des industriels à utiliser des produits hautement toxiques. Technicolor ...
Edelman loses executives & clients "by trying to play both sides" of climate debate, says Marc Gunther
Author: Marc Gunther, Guardian (UK)
"Edelman loses executives and clients over climate change stance", 7 July 2015...
Companies investing in Myanmar have moral obligation to take public stand against persecution of Rohingya, says expert
Author: Michael Kourabas for Triple Pundit
"Multinational Businesses and the Plight of the Rohingya", 11 June 2015...
Author: Mark Hodge, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights
On June 1st, Ed Potter, Director of Global Workplace Rights at The Coca-Cola Company retires. In order to mark the occasion of Ed's retirement, a number of business leaders wanted to express their appreciation for his contribution to the agenda and to...
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Report: Digging for Transparency - How U.S. companies are only scratching the surface of conflict minerals reporting
Author: Amnesty Intl. & Global Witness
More than one thousand companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges filed their first Conflict Minerals Reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2014...These inaugural reports are one outcome of wider efforts to ensure America's...
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