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2 May 2018

How electric car & tech companies could be using child labour-mined cobalt from small-scale miners in Dem. Rep. of Congo; includes companies' comments

Car and technology companies source cobalt, which is used in powering electric vehicles and smartphones, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A CNN investigation has revealed that children still work in some smaller mines, posing a challenge for the...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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21 November 2017
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16 November 2017

Dem. Rep of Congo: Industry giants fail to tackle child labour allegations in cobalt battery supply chains says new report

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12 November 2017

Commentary: Business commitments & action key to implementing Paris Agreement

Author: David Wei, We Mean Business

"COP23 to show business is implementing the Paris Agreement", 2 Nov 2017...

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1 November 2017

Introducing the We Mean Business Climate Policy Tracker

Author: David Wei, We Mean Business

...[W]e are excited to introduce the Climate Policy Tracker, an online tool led by We Mean Business coalition partner BSR, which is intended to help businesses realize the immense benefits of embracing a low-carbon future by providing up-to-date...

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21 September 2017

Global firms use carbon pricing to reduce emissions, analyze investments, and evaluate risk & opportunities of low-carbon economy

An internal carbon price is increasingly being used by companies across sectors and geographies to translate the risks and opportunities of a low-carbon economy into business decisions. Approximately 1,200 businesses from around the world are either...

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13 September 2017

USA: Global firms use carbon price as incentives to reduce emissions

Author: Matthew Renda, Courthouse News Services

"With Government Silent, Corporations Price Emissions to Help Fight Climate Change", 13 September 2017...

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6 September 2017

USA: Businesses speak out against White House repeal of the DACA programme

The Trump administration has formally announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme, which had protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation and provided them...

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