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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14 July 2003

Carillion plc and Adnams named as large and small company of the year in Business in the Community’s annual ‘Awards for Excellence’ [UK]

Author: Business in the Community

Standard Chartered Bank was presented with the International Award for its Partnership for Africa initiative. [companies receiving awards for their social or environmental contribution included: Carillon, Adnams, Happy Computers, Standard Chartered...

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1 January 2004

[PDF] Centrica - Corporate Responsibility Report 2003

Author: Centrica

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23 June 2004

[PDF] full report: "The Materiality of Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance Issues to Equity Pricing: 11 Sector Studies by Brokerage House Analysts at the Request of the UNEP Finance Initiative Asset Management Working Group"

Author: UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative

[contributions by ABN Amro, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (part of Dresdner Bank, which is part of Allianz), Goldman Sachs, HSBC, NikkoCitigroup (joint venture Nikko Cordial & Citigroup), Nomura, UBS, West LB. Also includes...

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11 May 2005

Issue being raised in the boardroom [UK]

Author: Alison Maitland, FT

At the top echelons of business, equality and diversity are attracting growing attention...The positive business case focuses on the benefits of companies gaining access to a broader pool of recruits and to new customers, for example among women,...

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1 September 2005

Christian Aid & Tax Justice Network issue reports criticising companies that avoid paying tax in poor countries where they operate

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1 September 2005

[PDF] [full report] The Shirts Off Their Backs: How tax policies fleece the poor

Author: Christian Aid

Bolivia is the poorest country in South America, yet it is sitting on gas and oil reserves worth billions. The contradiction between the country’s grinding poverty and the fact that companies such as British Gas and BP are paying relatively little tax...

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1 January 2006

Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World - The 2006 List

Author: Corporate Knights & Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

[List: ABB, ABN Amro, Adidas Salomon, Aeon, Agilent Technologies, Alcan, Alcoa, Alliance Unichem, ARCELOR, Atlas Copco, Aviva, BAA (British Airports Authority), Bank Of America., BASF, Baxter International, Boots, BP, British Airways, British Land,...

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1 January 2006

Innovest & Corporate Knights name global 100 most sustainable companies

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Basic Services Human Rights Network - 2005 Report

Author: E.ON, EDF, National Grid, RWE npower, Severn Trent, Thames Water

Human rights, as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international instruments, can provide a framework for understanding the responsibilities of businesses...In 2005..We monitored and supported progress in promoting ethical...

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31 January 2006

Experts raise safety fears over new generation of liquid gas terminals [UK]

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...

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