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BG Group (part of Shell)

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In February 2016, BG Group was acquired by Shell

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15 December 2011

Chevron, Transocean in $11 billion Brazil oil suit

Author: Reuters

Brazilian prosecutors sued Chevron Corp…and…Transocean Ltd for 20 billion reais ($10.6 billion) over their alleged roles in a November oil spill near Rio de Janeiro. The civil suit filed by federal prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro state also seeks to...

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1 December 2011

Standard Life Investments issues report on implementation of UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights in extractives sector

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights

Author: Standard Life Investments

Foreword by James Featherby...Investors regularly evaluate...a variety of risks that could impact on their investments, including the risks that social and environmental issues pose to secure, stable and safe operations. Human rights issues have been...

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24 October 2011

EU transparency rules won't achieve clarity-letter

Author: Barbara Lewis, Reuters

In a letter to the European Union's financial regulation chief, a group of companies objected to a proposal to include reporting not just at government level, but on a project-by-project basis. They said that was commercially and politically sensitive,...

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24 October 2011

European Commission proposes legislation requiring extractive companies to reveal payments to govts.

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1 June 2011

[PDF] A guide for business: How to develop a human rights policy

Author: UN Global Compact & Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Why respect human rights?...Why develop a human rights policy?...Getting started - the process behind the policy...What are the key ingredients of a human rights policy?...Next steps - Path to implementation...[refers to BlackRock, AXA, Investment...

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5 October 2010

Summary Note: Consultation with Business Stakeholders on the Implementation of the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework

Author: Prepared for the mandate of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

Professor John Ruggie…held a consultation with business stakeholders in Paris on the implemention of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework…The purpose of the consultation was to provide an opportunity for…industry,…employer organizations,...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), analyzes...

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5 August 2010

Investors Ask Oil, Insurance Groups to Disclose Safety Plans

Author: Nathaniel Gronewold, Greenwire blog, on New York Times

A coalition of...investors is demanding oil and gas companies disclose their existing safeguards and plans of action in the event of another offshore rig disaster and possible oil spill like the one experienced by BP PLC and other companies in the Gulf...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide known...

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