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1 March 2009

World Business Council for Sustainable Development says issues of water, energy & climate change should be tackled together

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1 March 2009

[PDF] full report: Water, Energy and Climate Change: A contribution from the business community

Author: World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

This document is composed of four parts: 1. Key messages from business The rationale for linking water, energy and climate change issues 2. Policy directions... 3. Business implications in practice... 4. Facts in a nutshell... [refers to positive steps...

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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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20 June 2008

Global Business Leaders Deliver Practical Climate Change Plan to G8 Leaders

Author: World Business Council for Sustainable Development, World Economic Forum

Detailed climate change recommendations to the Group of Eight leaders, backed by an influential group of CEOs from many of the world's largest companies, were delivered today to Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan, who will host the G8's annual...

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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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10 December 2007

Caring for Climate Gains Momentum - Business Leaders Gather in Bali to Discuss Climate Challenge

Author: UN Global Compact

More than 90 representatives from business, United Nations agencies and governments gathered in Bali today for a business dinner hosted by the UN Global Compact, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the UN Environment...

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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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28 September 2007

Report by WWF ranks major UK power companies on climate change - Centrica, Scottish Power top the list

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28 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "UK Power Giants: Generating Climate Change 2007"

Author: Innovest, for WWF

This is the third annual UK Power Giants: Generating Climate Change ranking report, and is a ranking assessment of the ‘big six’ UK electricity generators: Centrica; EDF Energy; E.ON UK; RWE npower; Scottish Power; and Scottish and Southern Energy ...

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28 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "UK Power Giants: Talking Climate Change"

Author: WWF-UK

In early 2007, WWF-UK commissioned Innovest Strategic Value Advisors to benchmark the performance of the UK’s big six power companies with regards to carbon emissions reduction and risk management… WWF-UK has carried out a parallel assessment of the...

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