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29 June 2020

Japan: Mizuho Financial Group faces shareholder resolution to halt coal financing

Several high-profile global investors introduced a shareholder resolution to halt Mizuho Financial Group's financing of coal projects. As part of the proposal, Mizuho would be required to disclose climate risks and publish a plan to ensure its...

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27 November 2018
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Author: La Vanguardia

“Las empresas se unen al Día Internacional de la Eliminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer con diversos actos”- 23 de noviembre de 2018...

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18 February 2015

ISS CEO: Firms should pay the living wage

Author: Katie Jacobs, HR Magazine (UK)

Paying the living wage is “morally and ethically the right thing to do”, ISS Facilities Services UK & Ireland CEO Richard Sykes has told HR magazine...He said he views ISS as having three obligations as a contractor. Firstly, including a living w...

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1 November 2013

[PDF] Global Framework Agreements in a Union-Hostile Environment: The Case of the USA

Author: Michael Fichter (Global Labour University of Germany) & Dimitris Stevis (Colorado State University), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Global Union Federations have made significant progress in advancing Global Framework Agreements that create arenas for labor relations based on the Core Labor Standards of the...ILO. These Agreements...are a means of setting minimum standards and...

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30 April 2013

[PDF] Private military & security companies & their impacts on human rights - Bulletin Issue 4

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our fourth PMSC Bulletin. To assist those interested in private military & security companies (PMSCs) and their impacts on human rights, we publish this bulletin semi-annually to highlight key developments reported by NGOs, governments,...

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10 April 2013

[PDF] Pioneering CSR: An analysis of Danish frontrunners in Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: GLOBAL CSR for the Danish Business Authority

This report provides an analysis of five Danish frontrunner companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approaches and activities. A.P. Moeller Maersk, Carlsberg, DONG Energy, ISS World Services and Novo Nordisk have shared their manifold CSR...

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6 November 2012

ISS response

Author: ISS

ISS does not have proactive sales efforts directed towards business opportunities on the West Bank, in Gaza or the Golan Heights. ISS is only accepting to deliver services to these areas if they are part of bigger national or international contracts....

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10 June 2012

ISS provides security services in illegal settlements [Israel]

Author: DanWatch

ISS provides cleaning services, catering services for illegal settlements in Palestine. ISS...confirms to DanWatch that they provide various services for settlements in the Golan Heights and the West Bank – areas occupied by Israel,...

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1 January 2011

[PDF] Global Agreements and Protect, Respect, Remedy

Author: Jim Baker, Council of Global Unions in International Centre for Trade Union Rights

Global Framework Agreements have expanded in number and have evolved considerably in recent decades. Too often, they have been examined in isolation from the larger picture of multinational enterprises…To understand the value as well as the limits of...

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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 known...

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