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British Airports Authority (now Heathrow Airport Holdings)

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British Airport Authority (BAA) was renamed Heathrow Airport Holdings in 2012.

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23 August 2009

Minister met BAA chief executive before Climate Camp to discuss tactics [UK]

Author: Rob Evans & Paul Lewis, The Gaurdian [UK]

A government minister met the chief executive of [BAA] to discuss how to "limit" the impact of [the 2007] climate change protests directed against the firm, documents obtained by the Guardian reveal…A picture is emerging of an extraordinary and...

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6 April 2009

Airline group backs global emissions trading scheme

Author: David Fogarty, Reuters

Four...top airlines have backed a global scheme to curb carbon emissions... It is the first time airline firms have banded together to make recommendations to U.N. climate change officials... Air France/KLM, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin...

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28 January 2009

Do hedge funds have human rights? [UK]

Author: Afua Hirsch, barrister & journalist, in Guardian "Comment is free" [UK]

Last week two hedge funds – RAB Special Situations and SRM Global Master Fund – claimed that the nationalisation of Northern Rock amounted to a violation of their right to "peaceful enjoyment of possessions" set out in the first protocol to the...

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20 July 2008

A diverse workforce makes business sense [UK]

Author: Trevor Phillips, Chairman of UK Equality & Human Rights Commission, in Financial Times

...Equality and enterprise go hand-in-hand. Without enterprise there would be no opportunity for the disadvantaged to improve their standing. But without fairness, business would never benefit from the talents of many who do not fit the standard...

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20 August 2007

Airport activists blockading BAA [UK]

Author: BBC News

Climate change protesters are continuing to blockade the offices of Heathrow Airport operator BAA [part of Ferrovial]...Earlier, there were scuffles between campaigners and riot police and eight people were arrested after blockading British Airways'...

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7 August 2007

Watered down injunction granted for Heathrow protest [UK]

Author: Transport Briefing

BAA has secured a High Court ruling banning direct action campaigners from Heathrow Airport during a week-long environmental protest. However, the injunction names only one organisation, rather than the 15 groups the airport operator originally sought...

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1 August 2007

BAA in court bid to beat protest [UK]

Author: Press Association, Guardian [UK]

Heathrow operator BAA is going to the High Court…to prevent a major protest at the airport from taking place. BAA wants to ban the Camp for Climate Action demonstration planned at Heathrow from August 14 to 21. The company says it wants to protect the...

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15 May 2007

Asian and European Firms Lead World on Carbon Cuts

Author: GreenBiz.com

Nearly a third of companies currently have no way of monitoring their own carbon emissions, or the indirect emissions of their supply chain, and they have no plan to begin doing so, a new survey of global executives has found. The survey, "A Change...

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1 May 2007

One third of companies taking no action on climate change, finds Economist Intelligence Unit survey of 634 executives worldwide

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1 May 2007

[PDF] full report: "A Change in the Climate: Is Business Going Green?"

Author: The Economist Intelligence Unit

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