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28 July 2014
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Author: Arnaud Poitevin, Les Echos (France)

« Normes environnementales et sociales : gare aux sanctions pour les entreprises ! », 17 juillet 2014...

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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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4 December 2013

Siemens CEO says gender quotas may be necessary after engineering firm fails to retain women in leadership roles [Germany]

Author: Alex Webb, Bloomberg News

Five years after pledging to promote more women to leadership roles without using legal quotas, Siemens AG is fighting a losing battle. The only two female management board members at Germany’s largest engineering company have departed after an...

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1 November 2013

[PDF] Global Framework Agreements in a Union-Hostile Environment: The Case of the USA

Author: Michael Fichter (Global Labour University of Germany) & Dimitris Stevis (Colorado State University), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Global Union Federations have made significant progress in advancing Global Framework Agreements that create arenas for labor relations based on the Core Labor Standards of the...ILO. These Agreements...are a means of setting minimum standards and...

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24 October 2013

SOMO calls for European Commission to adopt legally binding rules on conflict minerals based on an analysis of European companies' current due diligence efforts

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24 October 2013

[PDF] Conflict Due Diligence by European Companies

Author: SOMO

The major conclusions of this paper include: Only a small percentage of EU-listed companies are directly affected by Dodd Frank 1502 and are therefore required to publicly disclose their use of conflict minerals. The large majority of companies that...

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11 January 2013

Observation of Siemens concluded

Author: Norwegian Ministry of Finance

In 2007, the Council on Ethics recommended the exclusion of Siemens AG due to corruption. The Ministry of Finance decided to place the company under observation in March 2009. The Ministry has now decided to end the observation of Siemens, based on a...

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Company non-response
19 December 2012

Siemens did not respond to: Global Witness issues new call for more companies to clarify positions on conflict minerals lawsuit.

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3 December 2012

Report examines efforts by 14 companies to address human rights impacts associated with their business relationships

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3 December 2012

[PDF] State of Play: The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in Business Relationships

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

This report…takes stock of efforts by companies to address human rights impacts associated with their business relationships. Behind the macro trends and data of globalisation lies a complex array of individual business relationships, each with...

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