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10 December 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance ranks 25 automotive companies on climate & energy

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The Automotive Benchmark measures and ranks the world’s leading auto manufacturers. Will they meet the below 2°C warming limit goal set by the Paris Agreement? Are they doing what’s necessary to move to a low carbon economy?...

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11 November 2019

ShareAction report shows asset managers' proxy voting can be strong tool for climate action

Author: ShareAction

"Voting Matters: Are asset managers using their proxy votes for climate action?", November 2019...

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7 November 2019

Europe-led global certification scheme for responsible material sourcing to launch in 2020

Author: Cecilia Jamasmie, Mining.com

"Europe-led global certification scheme for raw materials expected in 2020," 30 October 2019....

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4 October 2019

DRC: Société Minière de Bisunzu tags metals with barcodes to ensure supply chains are free from conflict and child labour

Author: Reuters, The East African

"Congo mine deploys digital weapons in fight against conflict minerals", 1 October 2019....

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30 September 2019

USA: 49,000 General Motors workers strike over failed contract negotiations covering wages, health insurance & prevention of plant closures; Includes comments from General Motors

  In September 2019, approximately 49,000 General Motors workers across the USA began to strike after negotiations on a new contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union broke down. Workers say they suffered low wages, temporary co...

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20 September 2019

Commentary: Recognising corporate watchdogs as an integral part of ethical outsourcing could help improve current auditing system

Author: Peter Bengtsen, Le Monde diplomatique

"Mica mining, why watchdogs count", April 2019...

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16 September 2019

USA: GM Workers shut down 33 factories across the US after failed negotiations on wages, health care and plant closures

Author: CBS News

"UAW hits GM with nationwide strike", 16 September 2019...

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13 September 2019

South Korea: General Motors workers launch first full strike in two decades over wages and potential lay-offs

Author: Song Jung-a, Financial Times

"GM Korea workers stage first full strike in more than 20 years", 9 September 2019...

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23 August 2019

South Korea: General Motors workers hold two day strike demanding higher wages

Author: Yonhap, The Korea Herald

 "GM Korea union enters partial strike for higher wages", 20 August 2019...

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21 August 2019
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