Centrica

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

Centrica website: http://www.centrica.co.uk
British Gas split in 1997 into Centrica, which is primarily a gas utility operating in the UK, and BG Group, which "is principally engaged in the development, management and supply of...gas markets around the world", according to this website: www.bgplc.com.  The company now known as British Gas is part of Centrica.

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5 January 2018

Norway: Court dismisses climate lawsuit against the Gvt. regarding Arctic oil drilling licenses

On 4 January 2018, an Oslo court dismissed environmental NGO's climate change lawsuit against the Norwegian government regarding Arctic oil drilling licences. Greenpeace Nordic, Nature and Youth, and the Grandparents Climate Campaigns argued that a...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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15 November 2017

Environmental NGOs take Norway to court over Arctic drilling licenses and link with climate change

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13 November 2017

World's eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins

Author: Greenpeace

[On 14 November 2017] ...environmental organisations Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth take on the Norwegian government in court for opening up new areas in the Arctic to oil drilling. They are arguing that drilling for oil violates the Paris...

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16 November 2016

Company disclosure of water management strategies exemplifies importance of water security for climate action

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

"Thirsty business: Why water is vital to climate action, 2016 Annual Report of Corporate Water Disclosure", Nov 2016...

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2 November 2016

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Author: Greenpeace

"Historic lawsuit against Arctic oil," 18 Oct 2016...

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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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20 May 2016
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Author: AFP

« Arctique: Oslo ouvre de nouvelles zones à la prospection pétrolière », 18 mai 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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