Headquarters in United Kingdom
Co-operative Group website: http://www.co-op.co.uk
Author: Jim Pickard, Financial Times
Who knows what goes through the minds of property tycoons as they commission buildings with ever improved environmental features? Is it all about branding a building, or a genuine commitment to green issues? Either way, there is no doubt that, in the...
Author: Utopies, SustainAbility, Programme des Nations Unies pour l'Environnement (PNUE)
Alors que la loi sur les nouvelles régulations économiques prend de l'importance, le reporting de développement durable des entreprises françaises a gagné en maturité...Concernant les principales avancées, on peut noter d'une part les progrès des...
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[PDF] Reporting on Economic Impacts: A Report by Business for Social Responsibility for the Global Reporting Initiative
Author: Business for Social Responsibility
The 2002 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines included a new set of Economic Performance Indicators designed to measure an organization’s impacts on the economic circumstances of its stakeholders and the local,...
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Where do you draw the line? - Research into the financial links between five bank groups and companies that abuse human rights
Author: Netwerk Vlaanderen [Belgium]
[describes human rights concerns regarding companies & projects in which AXA, Dexia, Fortis, ING & KBC have invested] Regarding credit, AXA informs us that every offer of credit is subject to ethical rules and the rule of law... AXA states...
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Leading Institutional Investors and Development Agencies Launch The Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium; Landmark Global Collaborative $75 Million Fund for Micro-Entrepreneurs
Author: AXA, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Munich Re, Storebrand Life Insurance, US Agency for Intl. Development
A group of leading institutional investors and development agencies today announced the successful arrangement of the Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium, a ground-breaking $75 million multi-tiered commercial fund that will provide local...
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Author: Ethical Trading Initiative
The ETI [Ethical Trading Initiative] Training Programme is specifically designed to assist staff within retailing and supplier companies who are responsible for implementing codes of practice that cover supply chain labour conditions. However, it will...
Author: Ethical Trading Initiative
On the second anniversary (Sunday 5 February 2006) of the death of 23 cockle pickers at...
Even many of the world’s acknowledged ‘CR [Corporate Responsibility] leaders’ do not appear to view tax as a CR issue. Soon after receiving the UK’s Business in the Community ‘company of the year’ award in 2005, BHP Billiton received a tax, interest...
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