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3 December 2015

As Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

Author: Dan Charles, NPR

…"It's very clear now that a changing climate will have a profound effect on agriculture," says Molly Brown, a geographer at the University of Maryland…[B]ig multinational companies can see it, because they buy shiploads of farm products from all over...

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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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9 November 2015

Commentary: How the Behind the Brands campaign has driven change in corporate policy

Author: Rachel Wilshaw, Oxfam GB

Over the last three years Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign has leveraged the power of consumers to persuade the world's largest food and beverage companies to account for what happens in their supply chains...Here are the key elements of the...

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3 November 2015

"What is the most important thing business can do for climate justice?"

Key takeaways from the 6th annual event on the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business and Human Rights in New York City: 'Climate Justice and business: Human rights from the frontlines to Paris'

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3 November 2015

Mary Robinson Speaker Series 2015: Climate Justice and Business - video 6

In this segment - John Church, VP for Supply Chain at General Mills, on the company's climate commitments.

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21 October 2015

Video: What is the most important thing business can do for climate justice?

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre


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9 October 2015
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Author: Gary Dagorn, Novethic (France) (copyright:

« Nigel Topping (We Mean Business): "une vraie progression dans les ambitions climatiques des entreprises" », 9 octobre 2015...

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5 October 2015

Joint letter by food companies

Author: Ben & Jerry's, Clif Bar, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé, New Belgium Brewing, Stonyfield Farm, Unilever

As heads of some of the world’s largest food companies, we have come together today to call out [the] opportunity [to take action at Paris COP-21 that could change our world for the better]...Climate change is bad for farmers and for agriculture....

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10 September 2015

Food, beverage & tobacco firms fail to disclose greenhouse gas emissions despite high exposure to climate-related impacts, says Carbon Disclosure Project report

Author: Frances Way, Guardian (UK)

“Food and drink companies found to be ignoring biggest impact on climate", 3 Sept 2015...

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