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30 April 2013

[PDF] Tax responsibility:an investor guide

Author: ActionAid

This guide is aimed at investors seeking to examine corporate tax policy and practices. Tax is increasingly under the spotlight, intensifying financial, regulatory and reputational risks in this area for companies. Where tax practices are aggressive,...

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1 December 2011

Standard Life Investments issues report on implementation of UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights in extractives sector

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights

Author: Standard Life Investments

Foreword by James Featherby...Investors regularly evaluate...a variety of risks that could impact on their investments, including the risks that social and environmental issues pose to secure, stable and safe operations. Human rights issues have been...

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19 July 2011

Cairn obtains legal interdict: ‘Twitter ban’ and 'gagging order' for Greenpeace [UK]

Author: Greenpeace

In its latest move to cover up the truth about its Arctic drilling, Cairn Energy has obtained an extraordinary, wide-ranging legal interdict (injunction) against us, gagging us from posting Tweets and Facebook updates containing photos of yesterday's...

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5 July 2011

Oil and gas spills in North Sea every week, papers reveal

Author: Rob Evans, Richard Cookson, Terry Macalister, Guardian [UK]

Serious spills of oil and gas from North Sea platforms are occurring at the rate of one a week, undermining oil companies' claims to be doing everything possible to improve the safety of rigs. Shell has emerged as one of the top offenders despite...

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1 January 2011

Financial valuation tool for sustainability investments [website]

Author: IFC

Companies are spending millions of dollars in local communities to support sustainability – environmental, social and governance (ESG)...Measuring the real and perceived benefits to communities of sustainability programs is important for assuring...

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1 December 2010

India: Scottish Catholic Intl. Aid Fund report on impact of Cairn Energy's pipeline project, including on access to water, women, livelihoods

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1 December 2010

[PDF] Lines in the Sand: Lessons in Corporate Accountability from the Barmer to Salaya Pipeline

Author: Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF)

This report looks at Scotland’s largest oil company, Cairn Energy, and the impact of its work in north-west India. Cairn Energy invests in CSR and takes it seriously. Its CSR approach is broad and encompasses not only projects funded to benefit local...

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22 August 2010

How RBS funds ‘dirty oil’

Author: Rob Edwards, Herald [Scotland, UK]

Royal Bank of Scotland [RBS] is facing its biggest protests in a long history of protests. Environmental groups and hundreds of climate protesters are camped on the lawn at RBS’s…headquarters...[to protest] the bank’s role in funding the world’s dirty...

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23 June 2010

[PDF] The “State of Play” of Human Rights Due Diligence: Anticipating the Next Five Years

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Companies have a responsibility to respect human rights, which means to act with due diligence to avoid infringing on the rights of others...But what does the corporate responsibility to respect mean in practice? And how effectively are companies...

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