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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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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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17 June 2008

UN calls for human rights accountability - Community appeals in Kazakhstan and Nicaragua

Author: Bretton Woods Project

A UN report says the World Bank's investment arbitration facility is at odds with the protection of human rights. The CAO [Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman] has found that the IFC violated its own standards in Kazakhstan, and a new complaint has been...

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24 March 2008

"Operating in areas of conflict - An IPIECA guide for the oil and gas industry"

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24 March 2008

[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,...

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1 March 2008

[PDF] Taking The Temperature

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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26 August 2007

The good, the bad and the FTSE [UK]

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 ...

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2 July 2007

Non-financial Risks: Testing times for oil’s biggest names

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 in...

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22 June 2007

Goldman Sachs launches "GS Sustain" -- list of 44 firms it believes will outperform for environmental/social reasons

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22 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "GS Sustain"

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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10 May 2007

The Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights Plenary adopts Formal Participation Criteria

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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