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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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Article
12 July 2016

Addressing Workers’ Rights in the Engineering and Construction Sector: Opportunities for Collaboration

Author: Jean-Baptiste Andrieu, Aude Ucla & Michaela Lee, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

BSR conducted research to assess the feasibility of setting up a collaborative initiative that would address challenges that engineering and construction companies face to uphold workers’ rights in their operations and subcontracting supply chains......

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28 June 2016

Green businesses react to Brexit & consider what it will mean for the energy & utilities sector

Author: edie newsroom (UK)

"The green business reaction: Could Brexit 'erode' environmental policies?," 24 Jun 2016...

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Article
15 July 2015

Senate FIFA Inquiry to Include Plight of Construction Workers in Qatar

Author: Barry Meier, New York Times

...On Wednesday, a United States Senate subcommittee is expected to examine those issues [situation of migrant construction workers in Qatar] as part of a hearing into the corruption scandal surrounding FIFA, soccer’s international governing body. The...

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Company non-response
4 December 2013

AECOM did not respond to: Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand Govts. call on Laos to submit Don Sahong Dam to intergovernmental assessment, citing potentially high impact on fisheries.

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Article
4 October 2013

Controversial Don Sahong Dam closer to construction (Laos)

Author: Milton Osborne, Interpreter (Australia)

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited AECOM, Mega First and SMEC to respond. AECOM and SMEC declined to respond. Mega First did not respond - article with company comment provided.] [The Don Sahong] dam has been a matter of controversy...

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Article
1 December 2008

[PDF] Code of Conduct: Tool for Self-Regulation for Private Military and Security Companies

Author: Nils Rosemann, published by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

This study aims to illustrate patterns of behavioural rules derived from corporate obligations, and to deduce from these a draft Code of Conduct (CoC) for Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). The purpose of a Code of Conduct for [PMSCs] is...

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1 June 2007

[PDF] Business engagement in humanitarian relief: key trends and policy implications

Author: Andrea Binder and Jan Martin Witte, Overseas Development Institute

This paper [explores] systematically the new roles companies are playing in humanitarian action. The paper is a product of a scoping exercise to assess the depth and nature of non-commercial and commercial business engagement in humanitarian relief;.....

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