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12 July 2013

Companies utterly unprepared for SEC Conflict Minerals compliance - PwC

Author: Dorothy Kosich, Mineweb

With reporting requirements for the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rule due on May 31, 2014, a PwC survey of 900 executives conducted in the spring determined nearly half of them are still in the initial stages of their compliance, while 32% are...

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1 February 2013

Many Industry Sectors Unprepared for Conflict Minerals Rule [USA]

Author: Robert Kropp, Social Funds [USA]

A report from the Responsible Sourcing Network finds that leading companies in the information and communications industry have undertaken initiatives to ensure that their supply chains are free of conflict minerals, but few other industry sectors...

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23 April 2011

Union members targeted by companies for claims [So. Korea]

Author: Kim So-yon, Hankyoreh [So. Korea]

Workers are being progressively squeezed by compensation claims and provisional attachments from employers [for holding strikes]. The situation is reversing the gains made with an agreement reached eight years ago in which labor and management said...

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30 June 2010

[PDF] Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct

Author: Joris Oldenziel (SOMO), Joseph Wilde-Ramsing (SOMO) & Patricia Feeney (RAID)

This report assesses the contribution of the OECD Guidelines to responsible business conduct, sustainable development, and the resolution and reduction of conflicts between companies and communities regarding social issues, environmental concerns, and...

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1 June 2010

OECD Watch new report: "Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct"

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15 December 2009

In Letter to Obama, Leading US Businesses Call for Leadership at Copenhagen

Author: SolveClimate

More than two dozen of the United States' most prominent...companies sent a letter to President Obama today urging...[him] to take a leadership role when he arrives in Copenhagen...and secure a robust international climate agreement. "This agreement...

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6 October 2009

Lincoln Electric, other welding companies, hit with $5.8 million verdict [USA]

Author: Robert Schoenberger, The Plain Dealer

Lincoln Electric and three other welding equipment companies suffered a rare loss...when a federal jury in Cleveland slapped them with a $5.8 million verdict...[In] 2005...Iowa welder Curtis Cooley sued Lincoln and several other companies, saying...

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31 August 2009

Green Rankings - the 2009 list

Author: Newsweek

Our exclusive environmental ranking of America's 500 largest corporations. [Top 5: HP, Dell, Johnson & Johnson, Intel, IBM]

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1 September 2009

Newsweek publishes "Green Rankings" - largest 500 US firms ranked on climate change efforts

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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