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1 June 2006

10 companies call for common business & human rights framework

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1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "Report 3: Towards a 'Common Framework' on Business and Human Rights: Identifying Components"

Author: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights

We [ABB, Barclays, Body Shop (part of l’Oréal), Gap, Hewlett-Packard (HP), MTV Networks Europe (part of Viacom), National Grid, Novartis, Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group), Statoil] have worked together to develop our understanding of human rights...

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31 May 2006
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Author: Véronique Smée, Novethic

Une large coalition de 70 syndicats et ONG accuse la multinationale Dole, importatrice de bananes, de ne pas respecter les droits humains dans les plantations d’Amérique latine. La campagne dénonce notamment l’exploitation des enfants et les conditions...

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1 May 2006

[PDF] full report: "Dole, behind the smoke screen - An investigation into Dole’s banana plantations in Latin America"

Author: Peuples Solidaires, Banana Link, CTM, Cosiba-CR, FENACLE, Untraflores, Alan Irvine, Florian Coat

This document is based on a number of contributions from people on the ground, people working in the plantations, trade unionists and environmentalists, mainly in Latin American banana exporting countries. Our aim is to contribute to a more accurate...

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1 March 2006

Jus Semper Global Alliance says new Global Reporting Initiative guidelines neglect "critical issue" of living wages

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Article
1 March 2006

[PDF] Living Wages: The GRI’s Missing Link

Author: Álvaro de Regil, Jus Semper Global Alliance [USA]

...This essay argues that the new GRI’s “G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines” fails, once again, to address the critical issue of living wages and relies on the same old multilateral norms that condone the corporate practice of paying misery wages...

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1 March 2006
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Author: Álvaro de Regil Castilla, Alianza Global Jus Semper [USA]

Este ensayo argumenta que las nuevas “Directrices G3 de Reporteo de lo Sostenible” del GRI fracasan, nuevamente, en abordar el asunto crítico de los salarios dignos, y se apoyan en las mismas viejas normas multilaterales que condonan la práctica...

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10 February 2006
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Author: Europa Press

BBVA, Endesa y Ferrovial explicaron ayer por la tarde sus experiencias en la implantación de dos de los Diez Principios del Pacto Mundial de Naciones Unidas durante a III Jornada de Casos de Implantación celebrada en el Instituto de Empresa y dirigida...

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30 January 2006

Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) & IFC report highlights key themes by sector for analysis of Asian companies' environmental, social & governance performance

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Article
30 January 2006

Taking Stock: Adding Sustainability Variables to Asian Sectoral Analysis

Author: Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA)

The Taking Stock report focuses on identifying the key investment themes which investors should be evaluating in order to analyze environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues relevant to the largest and highest impact sectors in Asia...banks,...

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