General Motors

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in USA

🔎 Run a search for “General Motors”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
27 March 2006

[PDF] Speech by Salil Tripathi, International Alert - Sub-Saharan Consultation Convened by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights and the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, Johannesburg, South...

Author: Salil Tripathi, International Alert

I began by talking about how certain individuals, or certain companies, took exceptional steps in particular moments of crises, and acted in ways that contributed to reducing tensions, conflict, and respected human rights. For a company to act in a...

Read more

Article
28 March 2006

Indian Firms Must Hire 'Dalits' Says Gov't

Author: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Inter Press Service

India's...government has on the anvil controversial legislation that would see jobs reserved for ‘dalits'...in private corporations after a pattern that has long existed in the public sector. Opposition to the proposed law is already building up from...

Read more

Article
11 May 2006

[full list] The Toxic 100: Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States

Author: Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), Univ. of Massachusetts [USA]

1. E. I. Du Pont de Nemours [DuPont], 2. United States Steel , 3. ConocoPhillips, 4. General Electric , 5. Eastman Kodak, 6. Exxon Mobil, 7. Ford , 8. Tyson Foods, 9. Alcoa, 10. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), 11. Dow Chemical, 12. Eastman Chemical, 13....

Read more

Story
1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

See full story

Article
1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"

Author: Human Rights Campaign

Read more

Article
8 June 2006

Companies and climate change - Can business be cool?

Author: Economist

The army of corporate greens is growing fast. Late last year HSBC became the first big bank to announce that it was carbon-neutral, joining other financial institutions, including Swiss Re, a reinsurer, and Goldman Sachs, an investment bank, in waging...

Read more

Article
12 June 2006

IBM CEO calls for end to colonial companies; OECD offers guidance for multinationals in “weak governance” zones

Author: Finfacts [Ireland]

Sam Palmisano, Chairman and CEO of IBM, today calls on multinationals to evolve into a new type of corporation if they are to avoid an anti-globalisation backlash...Palmisano says that traditional multinational companies need to abandon their almost...

Read more

Article
12 June 2006

[PDF] Black Enterprise Announces the 40 Best Companies for Diversity - Second Annual Diversity Report Reveals the Top Performers in Minority Supplier, Workforce Management, and Board Representation

Author: Black Enterprise

Among the top 40, Denny's Corp. was cited for making significant progress in all four key areas. Diversity leaders such as Eastman Kodak Co., PepsiCo, and Bank of America have excelled at seeking out and doing business with black suppliers. FedEx...

Read more

Article
21 July 2006

Pushed by Clients, Law Firms Step Up Diversity Efforts [USA]

Author: Karen Donovan, New York Times

The nation’s largest law firms...have struggled to attract, keep and promote minority and women lawyers. Now these firms have a powerful incentive to do better: Some of their biggest corporate clients are demanding that they increase the number of...

Read more

Story
1 August 2006

Ceres report says insurers developing new products to tackle climate change, but more firms should offer such products

See full story