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Compass Group

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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6 January 2004

Many Companies Cannot Verify Whether Their Palm Oil Is Produced Sustainably

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Only a portion of the palm oil on the market is grown sustainably, with much of the increase in production displacing rainforests and indigenous communities. [refers to Body Shop, Cadbury Schweppes, Colgate-Palmolive, Compass Group, Marks &...

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15 May 2004

Corporates warm to climate change

Author: Terry Macalister, Guardian

Almost three times as many firms responded to this year's annual survey from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a group of institutional investors holding assets worth $10,000bn (£5,700bn)...British oil groups BP and BG along with banks Abbey...

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7 January 2005

[PDF] Briefing on Global Private Sector Response to Tsunami Disaster

Author: United Nations Global Compact Office

This note outlines the preliminary information that the Global Compact Office has been able to gather thus far on the magnitude and type of the business response to the [tsunami] disaster. [refers to DHL, SAS, Compass Group, Tata, Newmont, Sanofi...

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19 February 2006

Some are short, others long, but critics say FTSE 100 CSR reviews are nothing more than corporate spin [UK]

Author: Andy Favell, The Independent [UK]

...nearly a fifth of the UK's top public companies are still failing to deliver comprehensive reports detailing the economic, environmental and social impact of their business. [also refers to BHP Billiton, Reuters, Wolseley, Alliance UniChem,...

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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17 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2008"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...

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3 December 2007

Compass Group: "Relations with Governments & the Wider Communities"

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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2 December 2008

Suit against catering firm at Comcast Center alleges racism [USA]

Author: Valerie Russ, Philadelphia Daily News

African-American cafeteria workers employed by a London-based catering company serving the Comcast Center have filed a $200 million lawsuit alleging supervisors practiced "Jim Crow segregation" and used racist and demeaning slurs. The 11 current and...

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