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Author: Eniko Horvath, Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
This is a key year for climate action by both governments and companies. In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Paris climate talks, states are preparing their pledges, and business leaders are developing their approach at meetings such as the...
- Related in-depth areas: Adaptation Introduction: Links between climate change & human rights Mitigation
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Author: Business & Climate Summit
À travers une mobilisation sans précédent de 25 réseaux mondiaux, représentant plus de 6 millions d'entreprises de plus de 130 pays, les entreprises se sont engagées à mener la transition mondiale vers une économie bas-carbone et résiliente au...
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Author: Roger Harrabin, BBC
Chief executive Paul Polman said governments must set clear CO2 targets to force low-carbon innovation. Speaking ahead of a business climate summit in Paris this week, he urged fellow chief executives to help create a “political licence” for...
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- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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On February 24, the launch of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework in London drew a standing-room only crowd and featured strong affirmations of the Reporting Framework from the evening’s speakers, including UN Guiding Principles author John...
Author: Christine Bader, BSR, in the Atlantic (USA)
"CEOs Aren't as Powerful as Most People Think", 14 May 2015...
Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate...
Author: Paul Polman, Unilever, on Guardian Sustainable Business (UK)
"Global business and climate change: don’t get left behind", 5 May 2015...
Author: Mark Hodge, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights
On June 1st, Ed Potter, Director of Global Workplace Rights at The Coca-Cola Company retires. In order to mark the occasion of Ed's retirement, a number of business leaders wanted to express their appreciation for his contribution to the agenda and to...
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Author: Shefali Anand, Washington Post
Multinational companies with units in Nepal have broadly halted operations in the country as they try to account for staff and help the relief effort..Coca-Cola Co., which operates two bottling plants in Katmandu and Bharatpur, said that although its...
Author: UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework
Early adopter company Ericsson released its Sustainability Report 2014, marking the first time the company has reported using the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. Ericsson is the first early adopter company to issue a report using the...
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