Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in United Kingdom
Author: Colin Cottell, Guardian [UK]
...Abdul Durrant, a cleaner at HSBC's Canary Wharf headquarters...at the company's AGM...[asked]...whether, given HSBC's multi-billion pound profits, it was prepared to pay him and the other cleaners a "living wage". He failed, he said at the time, to...
Author: Environment News Service
Growing evidence of the negative economic consequences of climate change has prompted an alliance of institutional investors managing US$3.22 trillion to demand that capital market regulators require more rigorous corporate disclosure of climate risks...
Author: China Daily
For multinational companies that take social and environmental responsibilities seriously, unprecedented opportunities abound for them to turn the corporate social responsibility (CSR) fad into a real opportunity for social change...While there is...
Author: Ministère de l'Ecologie et du Développement Durable, France
Cet événement répond à plusieurs objectifs: apporter des clés de compréhension..., évaluer les besoins et les attentes..., débattre des projets, des expériences et des synergies possibles... [fait référence à Accor, Airbus, Auchan, ArjoWiggins,...
- Related stories: France - Bilan des Etats généraux des entreprises et du développement durable (2 juin 2005)
- Related companies: Accor Airbus Auchan AXA BNP Paribas Caisse d'Epargne Carrefour CNP Assurances Crédit Agricole Crédit Commercial de France Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Dexia EDF Essilor France Telecom (now Orange) Gaz de France (part of GDF Suez) Henkel HSBC KPMG Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) L'Oreal Michelin Onyx (part of Veolia Environnement) PSA Peugeot-Citroën Renault Rhodia Saint-Gobain SFR (part of Vivendi) Sodexo Suez Tetra Laval Tetra Pak (part of Tetra Laval) Unilever Veolia (formerly Vivendi Environnement) Vinci
Author: [signatories are heads of the following companies: HSBC, Johnson Matthey, F&C Asset Management, BP, AWG, Standard Chartered, BAA, John Lewis, Cisco Systems, Scottish Power, ABN Amro, Shell, Sun Microsystems]
- Related stories: UK: Large firms incl. BP, Shell, Scottish Power, HSBC call on UK Govt. to do more to help them address climate change
- Related companies: BP British Airports Authority (BAA) Cisco Systems ExxonMobil F&C Asset Management HSBC John Lewis Partnership Johnson Matthey Scottish Power Shell Standard Chartered Sun Microsystems
A group of some of the UK's largest companies has called on the British government to do more to help them reduce CO2 emissions, which are blamed for global warming. The group, which includes oil giants BP Plc and Shell, utility Scottish Power and...
Author: David Leigh & David Pallister, Guardian [UK]
A new "scramble for Africa" is taking place among the world's big powers, who are tapping into the continent for its oil and diamonds...Simon Taylor, director of Global Witness...said: "Western companies and banks have colluded in stripping Africa's...