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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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2 November 2016

USA: Legislation in Minnesota encourages community involvement in solar power development

Author: The Climate Group

"How Minnesota is Supporting Community Based Renewables," Oct 2016...

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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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8 May 2013

Alaskan village takes global warming case to U.S. SC [Supreme Court]

Author: Jessica M. Karmasek, Legal Newsline

An Alaskan village claiming that global warming is eroding its shoreline has taken its fight to the U.S. Supreme Court. The village of Kivalina…made the move after a federal appeals court denied its petition for a rehearing in November…The residents...

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9 October 2012

Alaskan village wants rehearing of Ninth Circuit's global warming decision

Author: John O'Brien, Legal Newsline [USA]

An Alaskan village that claims global warming is eroding its shoreline is asking for a rehearing of their case against several power companies it says are to blame. The village of Kivalina has filed a motion for a rehearing of a September decision by...

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26 March 2012

Adidas, Nestlé Among Companies With Top Marks for Reporting on Child Labour, Climate or Water Risks

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

9 companies...received top marks for reporting on social or environmental risks in 2011. More than a third of the companies in the annual evaluation by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)...scored zero. “Failure to manage social and environmental...

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26 March 2012

PVH, H&M, Adidas, Gildan Activewear, Next & Gap receive "top marks" in child labour risk report

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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20 July 2011

Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida Lead List of "Toxic 20" States with Most Toxic Air Pollution from Power Plants [USA]

Author: Natural Resources Defense Council [USA]

Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The study used publicly-available data in the...

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24 June 2011

Prosecutor: Xcel knew about hazardous conditions [USA]

Author: P. Solomon Banda, Forbes

Xcel Energy knew about dangerous conditions deep inside a Colorado power plant tunnel where five maintenance workers died of smoke inhalation in a 2007 blaze, and it violated U.S. safety regulations by ignoring them, a federal prosecutor charged…Xcel...

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