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USA: While more big corporations support climate change bills, oil industry still strongly opposes them
Author: Shane Ferro, Huffington Post (USA)
“Why Big Corporations Like Gap And eBay Are Mobilizing Against Climate Change”, 27 Aug 2015...
Columnist discusses approaches to socially responsible investment in conflict zones such as South Sudan
Author: Oliver Balch, The Guardian (UK)
"What can a South Sudan brewery teach us about business in conflict zones?"...
- Related in-depth areas: Business’ human rights responsibilities in conflict zones: Standards, tools and perspectives
- Related companies: Pearson SABMiller Unilever
General Mills CEO says climate change is threatening global food supply, calls on govts., firms & consumers to collaborate on solutions
Author: Jo Confino, Huffington Post (USA)
"General Mills Warns Climate Change Will Lead To Global Food Shortages",...
Companies’ rigorous reporting would empower victims of human rights abuses in building case against firms, says academic
Author: Dr. Anil Yilmaz Vastardis, Univ. of Brighton, on Univ. of Essex Human Rights Centre Blogs
"The Impact of enhanced corporate transparency on access to remedy for victims of corporate human rights abuses: Some reflections on the decision of the US Court in the Exxon Mobil case", 27 aug 2015...
Author: Sruthin Lal, Hindustan Times (India)
“Indian companies see business sense in tackling climate change”, 24 Aug 2015...
Author: Chris Jochnick, former Private Sector Department Director, & Suzanne Zweben, Senior Advisor for Private Sector Department, Oxfam America (USA)
"From statements to supply chains: deepening company commitments to the right to water", 17 August 2015...
Author: Consejo Empresarial Mundial para el Desarrollo Sostenible
“¿Qué significa aplicar los Principios Rectores de la ONU sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos?”, 10 de Agosto de 2015...
"The rise of public advocacy in business" - examples of companies speaking out on human rights & sustainability issues
Author: Martin Wright, Green Futures Magazine, in Guardian (UK)
"The rise of public advocacy in business"...