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: 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: 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: 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: Franz Chávez, IPS
Los bolivianos se miraban aún sorprendidos este martes al observar en las fachadas de las gasolineras de la firma brasileña Petrobras un gran letrero con la palabra "Nacionalizada"...Son los signos visibles del proceso de nacionalización de los...
Author: Business for Social Responsibility
The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Plenary today announced it will open participation to more extractives companies, non governmental organizations (NGOs) and host governments. Since the launch of the Voluntary Principles in 2000, a...
Author: Steven Morris & Terry Macalister, Guardian [UK]
...the chief concerns currently centre on Milford Haven in Wales, where BG, ExxonMobil and others are constructing two LNG plants which within a few years could provide up to a quarter of Britain's gas supply. Critics claim that no full, open safety...
Author: BG Group
- Related companies: BG Group
Author: Oliver Balch, Guardian [UK]
Oliver Balch asks if policies adopted by energy firms exploiting Latin American resources are sufficient to protect the continent's indigenous peoples. [refers to BP, BG Group, ChevronTexaco, Hunt Oil, Manhattan Minerals, Glamis Gold, Alberta Energy ...
A rich country being stripped of its wealth - British firms among those to profit from energy bonanza in Equatorial Guinea
Author: David Leigh, Guardian [UK]
Equatorial Guinea...has immense quantities of oil...Yet such an astonishing bonanza appears to have done most of the country's citizens no good... Who then, is getting the benefit?...BG...is buying up...the entire planned output for 17 years of...
[DOC] KPO statement in response to an article by Bretton Woods Project on the environmental and health impacts of the Karachaganak oil and gas field (Kazakhstan)
Author: KPO (Karachaganak Petroleum Operating)
We believe that these allegations are unfounded. KPO, the operating company, regularly publishes air monitoring results in local villages. Monitoring results for the villages, published locally and distributed free of charge to the villages in the...