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BG Group (part of Shell)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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In February 2016, BG Group was acquired by Shell

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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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11 November 2015

Myanmar: Oil majors awarded contracts by junta in Rakhine basin where Rohingya face 'extinction'

Author: Nafeez Ahmed, Middle East Eye

"West, Gulf complicity in oil-fuelled genocide of Myanmar's Rohingya", 11 November 2015...

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19 October 2015

10 oil companies announce support for global treaty on climate change; environmental advocates skeptical of announcement's impact

Author: Matt McGrath, BBC

"Paris climate summit: Major oil producers back 'effective' deal", 16 Oct 2015...

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15 October 2015

Companies and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Author: Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Through implementation of the Voluntary Principles, and participation in the Voluntary Principles Initiative, companies are better able to align their corporate policies and procedures with internationally recognized human rights principles in the...

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5 October 2015

How are companies responding to the refugee crisis in Europe?

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is collecting company statements in response to the refugee crisis. As of 16 October 2015, we have received statements from: Audi (part of Volkswagen) Aviva Bosch BMW Daimler Deutsche Telekom E.ON FC Bayern ...

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17 September 2015

BG Group publishes revised company-wide human rights approach in line with UN Guiding Principles

Author: BG Group

"A commitment to human rights is a pre-requisite for our legitimacy, trust, our long-term performance and our license to operate. Although governments have the primary duty to protect and ensure fulfilment of human rights, we have a responsibility to...

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26 August 2015

BG Group, ENI, Pemex, PTT, Southwestern Energy, Statoil, Total pledge to cut methane emissions in UN climate initiative

Author: Ed King, RTCC (Responding to Climate Change) (UK)

"Oil companies register UN climate commitments", 20 August 2015...

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23 July 2015
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23 July 2015

Briefing finds increasing commitments to free, prior & informed consent in mining sector; low levels of commitment in oil & gas

Author: Emily Greenspan, Michelle Katz, Julie Kim, Serena Lillywhite, Chris Madden, Oxfam

"Community Consent Index 2015: Oil, gas, and mining company publ ic positions on Free, Prior,  and Informed Consent", Jul 2015...

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5 July 2015

Bolivia: BG Group explains consultation process with indigenous communities on impacts of oil & gas exploration

"Consultation with local communities in Bolivia", 2 July 2015...

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