British Gas (part of Centrica)

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Headquarters in United Kingdom

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British Gas split in 1997 into Centrica, which is primarily a gas utility operating in the UK, and BG Group, which was acquired by Shell in February 2016.  The company now known as British Gas is part of Centrica.

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28 June 2016

Companies see higher risks post-Brexit in UK's transition to clean energy

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)

"Leave vote makes UK's transition to clean energy harder, say experts," 28 Jun 2016...

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29 February 2016

UK: Top utility lobby group shifts stance from supporting fossil fuels to campaigning for renewable energy

Author: Terry Macalister, Guardian (UK)

"Top lobbying group in historic green energy U-turn", 28 Feb 2016...

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20 July 2015

UK: Ikea commits to paying living wage to workers following campaign

Author: Rupert Jones, Guardian (UK)

"Ikea adopts the living wage for UK staff in 'massive breakthrough'", 20 Jul 2015...

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28 November 2013

Energy firms' profit from customers has risen 77% in a year, says Ofgem (UK)

Author: Jennifer Rankin, Guardian (UK)

The big six energy firms have been exposed to further accusations of profiteering after the industry regulator revealed that profits per customer last year rose by 77%. On the eve of a protest by anti-poverty campaigners against power suppliers, Ofgem...

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6 November 2013

Stress Awareness Day: Deloitte joins mental health awareness programme

Author: Owain Thomas, Workplace Savings & Benefits (UK)

Deloitte is joining the Time to Change programme which aims to end the stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems. The firm joins a wide range of organisations that have already signed-up to the pledge…Time to...

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31 August 2011

Women executives could wait 98 years for equal pay, says report [UK]

Author: Simon Goodley, Guardian [UK]

Women may have had equal voting rights since 1928, but they may have to wait another 98 years for parity in pay, research has found. While the salaries of female executives are increasing faster than those of their male counterparts, it will take until...

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1 November 2008

[PDF] Conflict, Economy, International Cooperation and Non-Renewable Natural Resources

Author: William Godnick & Diana Klein, International Alert; Camilo González-Posso, INDEPAZ; Ivan Mendoza, Socios Perú; Sebastián Meneses, PLASA

This paper seeks to deepen the understanding of the intersection between the management of non-renewable natural resources and diverse forms of conflict in three countries of the Andean region: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Each of the three countries is...

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24 April 2007

UK Companies Unite to Help Fight Climate Change

Author: Reuters

Eight leading companies [Tesco, B&Q (part of Kingfisher), Royal & Sun Alliance, BSkyB, O2 (part of Telefónica), Marks & Spencer, British Gas (part of Centrica), Barclaycard] united to fight global offering British consumers...

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7 November 2006
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Author: La Razon [Bolivia]

El Jefe de Estado hizo entrega al Vicepresidente de los 44 contratos suscritos con 12 multinacionales...el presidente Evo Morales Ayma aseguró que la participación del Estado boliviano por la producción de gas natural en los megacampos San Alberto, San...

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6 November 2006

Evo Morales' Complete Victory Over Big Oil - The Progress in Bolivia [scroll down]

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