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Headquarters in India
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Author: Hannah Ritchie, Sustainable Brands
"Nestlé, Tata Setting the Bar for 100% Sustainable Sourcing", 11 Aug 2014...
Author: Meera Mohanty, Economic Times
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has serious concerns over acquisition and allotment of land made to major industrial houses during the decade 2001-12 in mineral-rich Odisha…In its report tabled in the state assembly on Monday, it has...
Through our membership in the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), GE was fortunate to contribute to the six-year process that culminated in these Guiding Principles. Our own Statement of Principles on Human Rights has been drafted to...
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Author: Amnesty International
This book seeks to ground the debate on the human right to remedy in cases of corporate-related abuse in the lived experiences of victims…[It]… focuses on four emblematic cases and exposes how corporate political and financial power intertwined with...
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Tata Power launches Project Vartika for women empowerment and self-reliance in Mundra, Gujarat [India]
Author: India Education Bureau
Tata Power, through its...subsidiary, Coastal Gujarat Power...is committed to promoting women empowerment and gender equality [and]...has undertaken numerous initiatives for the sustainable development of women community in Mundra...Tata Power...
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Author: Naren Karunakaran, Economic Times (India)
[T]he World Business Council for Sustainable Development [WBCSD], [a CEO-driven organisation of over 200 progressive companies], would like businesses to...reorder their business models, and begin addressing some of our most pressing developmental...
The More Things Change ...The World Bank, Tata and Enduring Abuses on India’s Tea Plantations [India]
Author: Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School
This is a case study of APPL. It documents the conditions for APPL’s workers and their families on the plantations, evaluating them in the context of Indian law and international commitments. It is a detailed account of the persistence of abusive...
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