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1 September 2013

World Water Week 2013: Actions by companies

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

World Water Week was held 1-6 Sep 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. Events & news related to companies included: [articles citing actions by Coca-Cola, Olam, H&M, Unilever, SABMiller, Borealis (joint venture International Petroleum Investment...

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12 May 2013

Keep the Environment Clean: OMV Employees Clean Part of Tripoli Beach [Libya]

Author: Franco Caparrotti, Tripoli Post

Last week, the employees of OMV, the Austrian energy group...took it to themselves to clean the beach adjacent...the company offices [in Tripoli]...They said...it only needed...the sense of social responsibility to be doing something positive to...

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  • Related companies: OMV
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1 December 2011

Standard Life Investments issues report on implementation of UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights in extractives sector

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights

Author: Standard Life Investments

Foreword by James Featherby...Investors regularly evaluate...a variety of risks that could impact on their investments, including the risks that social and environmental issues pose to secure, stable and safe operations. Human rights issues have been...

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13 September 2011

Journalists 'probing Lundin Oil': report [Ethiopia]

Author: Rebecca Martin, The Local [Sweden]

...[T]wo Swedish reporters jailed in Ethiopia were in the country investigating Lundin Petroleum...at the time of their arrest, according to reports in the Swedish media...Martin Schibbye, who has been held in Ethiopian prison with his colleague Johan...

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5 August 2010

Investors Ask Oil, Insurance Groups to Disclose Safety Plans

Author: Nathaniel Gronewold, Greenwire blog, on New York Times

A coalition of...investors is demanding oil and gas companies disclose their existing safeguards and plans of action in the event of another offshore rig disaster and possible oil spill like the one experienced by BP PLC and other companies in the...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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23 June 2010

ECOS report on alleged human rights abuses in Sudan, 1997-2003

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 8 June 2010 the European Coalition on Oil in Sudan (ECOS) issued a report on the alleged complicity of oil companies in human rights abuses in Sudan from 1997 to 2003. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the main four companies...

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23 June 2010

Response by OMV: NGOs report on alleged complicity by oil companies in human rights abuses during Sudan's civil war, 1997-2003.

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1 February 2010

[PDF] Sustainability in the Petroleum Industry: Theory and Practice of Voluntary Self-Commitments

Author: Ingo Pies, Alexandra von Winning, Markus Sardison & Katrin Girlich, Chair of Business Ethics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

This study examines, from the perspective of Business Ethics, how the member companies in the Association of the German Petroleum Industry as well as their international parent and sister companies engage for more sustainability, in particular Agip...

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