Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Germany
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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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...
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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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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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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Siemens did not respond to: Global Witness issues new call for more companies to clarify positions on conflict minerals lawsuit.
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- Country: USA
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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[PDF] Shaping Corporate Social Responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa - Guidance Notes from a Mapping Survey
Author: GIZ (Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector - CCPS, South Africa)
The GIZ Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector (CCPS) endeavours to partner with companies...to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in sub-Saharan Africa; in doing so, it [considers]...that through socially and environmentally...
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