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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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18 November 2016

USA: Georgia Power settles disability discrimination lawsuit for $1.6 million

Author: Kevin McGowan, Bloomberg (USA)

"Georgia Power, EEOC Settle Disabilities Lawsuit for $1.6M", 16 Nov 2016...

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9 March 2016

Shareholder resolutions increase pressure on companies to address climate change

Author: Benjamin Hulac, Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) (USA)

"Spurred by Paris, shareholder climate resolutions reach new high", 9 Mar 2016...

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3 August 2015

A Climate Plan Businesses Can Like

Author: Jody Freeman & Kate Konschnik, New York Times (USA)

With the release of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, a flood of legal challenges will begin. Already, opponents have denounced the new rule limiting carbon pollution as unconstitutional. Behind the rattling sabers, however…[m]any big players in the...

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28 July 2015

Commentary: "Internal documents show fossil fuel industry has been aware of climate change for decades"

Author: Elliott Negin, Union of Concerned Scientists, (USA)

"Internal documents show fossil fuel industry has been aware of climate change for decades", 8 July 2015...

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6 April 2015

Subcritical coal top 20: Engaging energy companies on climate & human rights impacts


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13 March 2015

US and Chinese companies dominate list of most-polluting coal plants

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)

The 100 global power companies most at risk from growing pressure to shut highly polluting coal plants have been revealed in a new report from Oxford University....

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12 February 2014

Shareholders File Resolutions to Press Fossil Fuel Companies on Low-Carbon Strategies, Carbon Asset Risk

Author: Ceres

On the heels of the Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the United Nations, a half-dozen investors...announced the filing of shareholder resolutions with 10 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Southern Company, Hess, Anadarko, Devon,...

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30 September 2013

EEOC alleges disability discrimination at Georgia Power [USA]

Author: Jacques Couret, Atlanta Business Chronicle (USA)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit Monday against Georgia Power Co. alleging the Southern Co. unit discriminated against employees and applicants because of their disabilities. The EEOC suit claims Georgia Power...

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26 June 2013

Case profile: Kivalina lawsuit (re global warming)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against AES, American Electric Power,BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, DTE Energy, Duke Energy, Dynegy, Edison Intl., ExxonMobil, MidAmerican Energy, Mirant, NRG Energy, Peabody Energy,...

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