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UK: Investors file AGM motions urging mining companies to be more transparent about climate change risks
Author: Michael Klimes, Professional Pensions
"UK schemes join global battle against mining giants over climate change", 2 Feb 2016...
Corporate tax avoidance “is now a structural cause of growing global inequality”, says former Australian Deputy Prime Minister
Author: Wayne Swan, former Deputy Prime Minister & Treasurer of Australia, on Guardian (UK)
"Wayne Swan: Tax avoidance impoverishes us all. Fighting it requires challenging the powerful", 11 Jan 2016...
Author: Yamri Taddese, Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Defence lawyers are grappling with how to wrap their minds around the implications of a recent ruling that could mean costly…litigation for companies faced with environmental damage lawsuits brought by aboriginal communities…In Saik’uz First Nation...
Author: Boubacar Diallo, Africaguinee.com (Guinée)
"Guinée : Rio Tinto célèbre la journée mondiale des Droits de l’Homme…", 11 décembre 2015 ...
- Related companies: Rio Tinto
Author: Rio Tinto
Once again, the IndustriAll campaign seems to be based on information that is in most cases inaccurate or out of date. This is misleading as it misrepresents our working conditions and calls into question the value that we place on the health and...
- Related stories: Union investor briefing alleges Rio Tinto's use of precarious work discourages workers from advocating for trade union rights & puts their safety at risk
- This is a response from the following companies: Rio Tinto
Union investor briefing alleges Rio Tinto's use of precarious work discourages workers from advocating for trade union rights & puts their safety at risk
An investor briefing prepared by IndustriALL alleges that Rio Tinto's growing use of short-term contracts and precarious terms of employment "denies workers job security and the confidence to advocate for unionization and other rights". The briefing...
Author: Michael Stothard, Financial Times (UK)
Amid the cacophony of competing interests at the Paris climate summit…Businesses are aware that…there is a danger that emission reductions will come from painful and complex top-down government mandates. What they want instead is a framework for...
Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz
Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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Author: Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
Through implementation of the Voluntary Principles, and participation in the Voluntary Principles Initiative, companies are better able to align their corporate policies and procedures with internationally recognized human rights principles in the...
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Intl. Union for Conservation of Nature receives award for setting sustainable aluminium industry standard
Author: International Union for Conservation of Nature
"IUCN receives award for its role in setting sustainable aluminium industry standard", 15 Sep 2015...