BG Group (part of Shell)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in United Kingdom
In February 2016, BG Group was acquired by Shell.
Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Author: Intl. Business Leaders Forum (IBLF)
Crossing Borders, which is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development's Global Development Alliance (USAID/GDA), was set up a year ago to enable business leaders to see how their operations impact on and interact with the communities...
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Author: Pete Engardio, BusinessWeek
A remarkable number of CEOs have begun to commit themselves to...sustainability goals..., even in profit-obsessed America.... [Sustainability is] about meeting humanity's needs without harming future generations. It was a favorite cause among economic...
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Author: Business for Social Responsibility
The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) Plenary adopted formal participation criteria...[that include] minimum requirements for participation; a dispute resolution process to raise concerns about the performance of a participant;...
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Author: Goldman Sachs
The GS SUSTAIN focus list is aimed at long-term, long only performance, with a low turnover of ideas. It incorporates 21 identified winners from mature industries, which are set to undergo structural change or maintain a leadership position, and 23...
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Author: Mike Scott, Financial Times
According to Goldman Sachs, more than 40 per cent of new legacy assets are in high-risk countries. These present challenges including human rights, bribery and corruption, security and the rights of indigenous people. Shell's travails with militants...
Author: Observer [UK]
…In this week's Good Companies Guide, compiled with research from Co-operative Investments, we identify the best 20 firms in the FTSE 350 index, assessed on a range of social, environmental and corporate governance criteria…Best 20 firms in FTSE 350 ...
Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]
In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...
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[PDF] Creating Successful, Sustainable Social Investment - Guidance document for the oil and gas industry
Author: Intl. Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)
Social investment defined Social investment (SI) programmes are defined here as the voluntary contributions companies make to the communities and broader societies where they operate, with the objective of mutually benefiting external stakeholders,...