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21 August 2019
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20 August 2019

Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders

On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...

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25 June 2019

Climate Litigation against Companies: An Overview of Legal Arguments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

For the past decade, climate litigation has been steadily rising across jurisdictions. Traditionally, these cases have been brought against governments, but there is now a steep rise in climate lawsuits brought directly against companies. This increase...

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25 June 2019
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

Au cours de la dernière décennie, le nombre de litiges climatiques a régulièrement augmenté d’un pays à l’autre. En général, ces poursuites sont engagées contre des gouvernements, mais le nombre de poursuites liées au climat introduites directement...

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25 June 2019
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Durante la última década, los litigios climáticos han aumentado de manera constante en todas las jurisdicciones. Tradicionalmente, estos casos se han presentado en contra de los gobiernos, pero ahora hay un fuerte aumento en juicios por el clima,...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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9 December 2016

USA: Companies continue to reduce emissions despite appointment of climate sceptic to lead Environmental Protection Agency

Author: Bradley Olson & Cassandra Sweet, Wall Street Journal (USA)

"Companies on Climate: Trump or No, Still Cutting Emissions," 8 Dec 2016...

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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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22 June 2016

Report highlights new prospects for holding corporations accountable for human rights impacts of climate change

Author: Keely Boom, Julie-Anne Richards & Stephen Leonard, Climate Justice Programme (Australia)

"Climate Justice: The international momentum towards climate litigation", Jun 2016...

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25 October 2015

USA: Companies & states to sue federal govt. over climate change regulations

Author: Coral Davenport, New York Times (USA)

"Numerous States Prepare Lawsuits Against Obama’s Climate Policy", 22 Oct 2015...

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