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We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.
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Phil Bloomer, Executive Director
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Author: ERM - Environmental Resources Management
FTSE 100 companies are making great progress in reporting on the social impacts of their activities. But most have yet to demonstrate real performance improvements on key social issues...Very few companies, for instance, have begun to move beyond ...
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Author: David Brunnstrom, Reuters
Britain's deputy prime minister said yesterday a global commitment to address poverty at a world summit next September would be a fitting memorial to those killed in the September 11 attacks on the United States
Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
The UK financial sector is developing sustainable business principles that it hopes can act as a blueprint for similar principles to be created and adopted at the UN's 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.
Author: Amanda Cooper, Reuters
Britain's slim recycling facilities may be swamped by discarded and potentially hazardous mobile phones as millions of people switch to third generation models, industry sources said yesterday.
Author: Alexandra Frean, Times [UK]
Women who take a career break to bring up their children do not automatically retain employment rights, an employment tribunal has ruled. In a ruling with implications for thousands of working mothers, an employee of Barclays has been told that she...
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Author: Ananova [UK]
Firms are being urged to launch pay reviews to make sure female staff are not being paid less than men...Women will find it easier to get information from their employer about whether they are being paid less than male colleagues.
Author: Daniel Nelson, OneWorld UK
Legislation is urgently needed to help fight the growth in the sexual trafficking of women and children into Europe, the British government was told Monday.
Industry experts said that the impact on Esso's retail sector was likely to be minuscule but warned that the effect on its brand name could be more damaging.
Author: Gaby Hinsliff, Observer [UK]
New law will force bosses to admit whether men receive higher salaries - Working women are to get new legal rights to find out whether male colleagues earn more than them as part of a government crusade to close the pay gap between the sexes.