Hess Corporation

Member of UN Global Compact

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

Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

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30 June 2010

[PDF] Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct

Author: Joris Oldenziel (SOMO), Joseph Wilde-Ramsing (SOMO) & Patricia Feeney (RAID)

This report assesses the contribution of the OECD Guidelines to responsible business conduct, sustainable development, and the resolution and reduction of conflicts between companies and communities regarding social issues, environmental concerns, and...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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1 June 2010

OECD Watch new report: "Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct"

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10 April 2010

‘We will push harder than ever’: Q&A with leading ethical investor

Author: Interview with Bennett Freeman, head of sustainability research at Calvert, in Critical Resource

"We often push on an open door [with extractive firms] when it comes to human rights and revenue transparency-related issues because we are often asking companies to strengthen established commitments and practices...although we are pushing hard now...

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26 February 2010

[PDF] Principled Security: The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights [scroll to pg. 10]

Author: Journal of International Peace Operations

Launched in 2000, the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (Voluntary Principles) are an international, multistakeholder initiative designed to assist energy and mining companies in maintaining the security of their operations globally...

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25 January 2010

Haiti earthquake - company contributions to humanitarian aid, Jan 2010

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Following the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, companies announced the following contributions to humanitarian relief: [refers to donations by over 300 companies]

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14 January 2010

Haiti: US companies including Coca Cola, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, UPS, General Motors pledge humanitarian aid to earthquake victims

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13 January 2010

US Companies Rush to Haiti's Aid Following Quake

Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP

Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide...

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21 October 2009

Exxon ordered to pay $105 million in NYC case

Author: Reuters

A federal jury in New York City ruled Exxon Mobil Corp had polluted the city's ground water and ordered the oil giant to pay $105 million in damages...The city contended Exxon knew that gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether would contaminate...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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