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25 June 2018

OPT: Mixed response from multinationals in Israeli solar sector accused of contributing to Palestinian displacement

In May 2018, Who Profits published a report that examines how Israel's solar energy industry contributes to Palestinian displacement. The report claims that Israeli solar projects in the Negev desert and Area C of the occupied West Bank descriminate...

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19 June 2018

ABB responds to concerns regarding its involvement in Israeli solar fields

Author: ABB

With respect to claims by WhoProfits in their report, “Plundering the sun: The Israeli solar energy industry and Palestinian forced displacement” of May 2018, ABB states that it has not sold products or services to, nor made any investments into the...

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4 December 2017
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Author: Matthieu Hoffstetter, Bilan (Suisse)

«Le respect des droits de l'homme devient un atout pour le business», 23 novembre 2017...

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20 October 2017
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Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz, FIP

“Guías Colombia En Empresas, Derechos Humanos y DIH”...

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13 February 2017

India: 2017 Responsible Business Index ranks top 100 listed companies

In an attempt to gauge how Indian firms are coping with the interests of various stakeholders, a collaborative effort of non-profits—Oxfam India, Corporate Responsibility Watch, Praxis and Partners in Change—has put together the second edition of...

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26 September 2016

Ranking companies on diversity & inclusion - new index for investors

Author: Thomson Reuters (UK)

Thomson Reuters Launches D&I Index - Reveals Top 100 Most Diverse & Inclusive Organizations Globally...

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22 September 2016
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Author: Antoine Mach, Covalence, dans Le temps (Suisse)

« Les Objectifs de développement durables sont une chance pour les entreprises suisses », 19 septembre 2016...

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1 June 2016

So. Africa: Summary of event "Business Leaders Dialogue on Corporate Respect for Human Rights"

Author: Global Business Initiative

On 26 May a unique business leaders conference was held on the topic of corporate respect for human rights in the South African context. The conference was attended by 100 business leaders and other experts. The event focused on case studies and real...

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4 January 2016

Webminar summary on Business & Human Rights in ASEAN & China: Trends, Risks & Practices

Author: Global Compact Network Australia & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI)

...[T]he Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) and the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI) have published a summary of a jointly convened webinar focused on business and human rights in ASEAN and China. The discussion explored the human...

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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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