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Autor/in: Institute for Human Rights and Business & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights
This report…takes stock of efforts by companies to address human rights impacts associated with their business relationships. Behind the macro trends and data of globalisation lies a complex array of individual business relationships, each with...
- Mit Bezug auf: Report examines efforts by 14 companies to address human rights impacts associated with their business relationships
- Schwerpunkte: UN Forum on Business and Human Rights - Materials launched at 2012 Forum
- Betreffende Unternehmen: A.P. Moller - Maersk Group Anglo American Chevron Coca-Cola De Beers (part of Anglo American) Diageo Flextronics General Electric (GE) HP (Hewlett-Packard) Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) Siemens Sime Darby Syngenta Total
Autor/in: Sue Reisinger, Corporate Counsel [USA]
In a groundbreaking trend for corporate America, major companies are moving much faster than lawmakers in providing equal rights protection to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals. “Businesses have laid a foundation of workplace...
- Schwerpunkte: Latest Legal News
- Betreffende Unternehmen: American International Group (AIG) AT&T Bank of America Berkshire Hathaway Cardinal Chevron Citigroup ConocoPhillips ExxonMobil Fannie Mae Ford Freddie Mac General Electric (GE) General Motors HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM JPMorgan Chase McKesson Verizon Walmart
Autor/in: Compilation by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Bio-piracy is a concept that describes the practice of commercially exploiting genetic material, especially through patents, while failing to obtain permission from or to pay compensation to the indigenous communities from which it originates.
Un proyecto auspiciado por el Foro Económico Mundial busca reducir la brecha de género en México un 10% en los próximos tres años, informó hoy la empresaria Angélica Fuentes Téllez, presidenta ejecutiva del Grupo Omnilife-Chivas. La iniciativa del...
Autor/in: Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade,SciDev.Net [Brazil]
A Brazilian government agency…has fined 35 companies for not sharing benefits from exploitation of the country's biodiversity…[The] Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama)…announced…that 35 different companies were...
Autor/in: Mark Tran, Guardian [UK]
Crop failure for farmers is not merely a financial setback but a disaster that could push families into abject poverty...LeapFrog [Investments]...invests in those that are [in the microinsurance business], such as Shriram...In two years, [LeapFrog...
Autor/in: Sue Branford, for LAB
On 8 June 2012 the UGP (Unión de Gremios de la Producción), which is a body representing the big farmers, published...a petition entitled "12 arguments for getting rid of Lovera"...director of SENAVE (The National Service for the Quality and Health of...
- Mit Bezug auf: Paraguay: Journalist says rushed impeachment of President Lugo was backed by, and has benefited, big landowners & biotechnology companies
- Betreffende Unternehmen: Monsanto (part of Bayer)
Autor/in: Jinty Jackson for IPS, in Guardian [UK]
...[Breaking] the country's dependence on "dirty" fuel is the aim of a for-profit venture called CleanStar that began selling ethanol cooking stoves in the capital, Maputo, this year. The ethanol is made from cassava, or mandioca, which is grown in...
Autor/in: Andrew Quinn, Reuters
...[The] world's industrial powers turned to the private sector on Friday to help fight hunger and malnutrition for up to a billion people...U.S. President Barack Obama announced a new public-private partnership program involving some $3 billion in...