Headquarters in United Kingdom
Co-operative Group website: http://www.co-op.co.uk
Author: Elizabeth Umlas, for UNICEF
Public reporting will be one way in which stakeholders can and will hold companies accountable for implementing the [UN Children's Rights & Business] Principles. In most cases companies will be expected to integrate children’s rights into existing...
- Related stories: CSR Working Paper - Sustainability reporting on children’s rights
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on Children
- Related companies: Ballarpur Industries Banco do Brasil Banco Sabadell Campbell Soup Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Group Gap H&M Kuoni Mattel Microsoft Mondelēz International Procter & Gamble
Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) & others
This report documents the effects of Israeli settlements on Palestinian rights and livelihoods…It outlines the economic links between Europe and the settlements, naming the most common settlement products sold in Europe and detailing the involvement...
- Related stories: Report: "Trading away peace: How Europe helps sustain illegal Israeli settlements"
- Related in-depth areas: Israel & Palestine
- Related companies: Agrexco Ahava Alstom Co-operative Group Deutsche Bahn G4S Hadiklaim HeidelbergCement Mekorot SodaStream Unilever Veolia Environnement (formerly Vivendi)
Author: Roger Cowe, Guardian [UK]
[T]he financial sector [is] still facing the challenge of how to contribute meaningfully to sustainable development instead of returning to (unsustainable) business as usual when the crisis is...behind us...But there are some positive developments....
Author: Tracy McVeigh and Harriet Sherwood, The Observer [UK]
The Co-operative Group has become the first major European supermarket group to end trade with companies that export produce from illegal Israeli settlements...the Co-op took the step as an extension of its existing policy which had been not to source...
Author: Ben Miller, Ecologist [UK]
Seemingly ethical companies like The Co-operative, M&S and Waitroise have been accused of double-standards over their partnerships with oil giants like BP, Shell and Chevron...Greg Muttitt, campaigns and policy director at...War on Want, said: '.....
The World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action. WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and...
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Author: Alison Braybrooks, Guardian Blog [UK]
If you gave a…CEO two minutes to tell you about their company's…impact on society and you'll probably…get their donations budget and the number of employees who volunteer...not the…the difference they've made to their local communities, or how they've...
Author: Chris Atkins, Amnesty International
In this special episode of Amnesty TV, film maker Chris Atkins blows the lid on UK Banks’ investment in cluster bombs...Despite the UK being signed up to an international treaty banning cluster bombs, last year alone the Royal Bank of Scotland...
The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action. WME honorees demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within...
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