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The company changed its name from Amerada Hess to Hess Corporation in May 2006

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29 April 2013
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Author: Andina (Perú)

Las compañías y mineras están incrementando sus compromisos con los derechos humanos…en particular con los de los pueblos indígenas, revela el estudio de…Oxfam América sobre el Índice sobre Consentimiento de la Comunidad en el sector extractivo. Según...

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7 February 2013

Mining – Slow progress on extractive human rights

Author: Oliver Balch, Ethical Corporation

[A]re the...[Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights] delivering? Are mining sites free, or freer, of human rights abuses than they were before? The mining signatories all insist that the past dozen years have brought huge progress...The...

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14 September 2012

Join us on 5 October for a webinar on Human Rights & Business!

Author: Principles for Responsible Management Education

Join Tom Hickey of Hess Corporation and Anthony Ewing of Columbia Law School and Logos Consulting as they discuss the relevance of human rights for business and the implications for management education in PRME webinar at 10AM (NYC time) on 5 October.....

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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14 June 2011

Qaddafi Coddled by U.S. Oil Producers

Author: Judy Pasternak, Jim Snyder, Nicole Gaouette, Bloomberg

The oil companies’ efforts for Qaddafi and their own profits enriched a repressive regime, said Arvind Ganesan, business and human rights director in the Washington office of Human Rights Watch. “Instead of pushing for short-term stability in business...

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1 March 2011

Lesson from Libya: Despotism, Poverty and Risk

Author: Francesca Rheannon, CSRwire

The recent sharp rise in food prices was the spark to the flame fanned by decades of tyranny, beginning in Tunisia, spreading to Egypt and now roiling Bahrain, Algeria, Oman, Yemen and Libya…The link between poverty and despotism is clear in Libya…[D...

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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9 February 2011

New briefing on business & human rights in Anglophone Africa, by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), analyzes...

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5 August 2010

Investors Ask Oil, Insurance Groups to Disclose Safety Plans

Author: Nathaniel Gronewold, Greenwire blog, on New York Times

A coalition of...investors is demanding oil and gas companies disclose their existing safeguards and plans of action in the event of another offshore rig disaster and possible oil spill like the one experienced by BP PLC and other companies in the Gulf...

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