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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1 June 2010

[PDF] European Works Councils and Corporate Social Responsibility in the European Energy Sector

Author: Thijs Kerckhoffs & Joseph Wilde-Ramsing, SOMO

Over the past decade, transnational corporations (TNCs) operating in the energy sector have become increasingly active across borders in multiple European countries…The study examines the CSR policies of the 24 largest transnational energy companies...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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28 January 2009

100 Corporations That Will Survive 100 Years

Author: Corporate Knights & Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: Acciona, Accor, Adidas, Advanced Micro Devices, Aeon, Air France-KLM, Alcoa, Amazon.com, Atlantia, Atlas Copco, BASF, Baxter International, BG Group, BHP Billiton, British Land, British Sky Broadcasting,...

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28 January 2009

2009 list of Global 100 "Most Sustainable Corporations" issued

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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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...

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1 March 2008

[PDF] Taking The Temperature

Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]

In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...

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9 November 2007

Global Business Initiative Releases Climate Change Roadmap

Author: Combat Climate Change

A group of 46 leading international companies today called on governments to work together to develop a global policy framework to combat climate change...The companies...have combined in an international business initiative called Combat Climate...

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28 September 2007

Power companies 'fail on climate'

Author: Press Association

The major UK power companies are still failing to meet the challenge of climate change, wildlife charity WWF has claimed… British Gas owner Centrica [came] top of the league for tackling carbon emissions and promoting energy efficiency. Scottish Power...

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