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4 September 2018

Brazil: Conectas & union ADERE-MG file OECD complaint accusing 6 companies of forced labour in their supply chains

On 21 August, Conectas and ADERE-MG filed a complaint to to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development accusing Nestlé, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts and Illy of failing to ensure that their coffee is sourc...

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3 July 2018

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of...

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11 June 2018

Report: How to promote responsible labour recruitment in the Gulf construction sector

Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem

"Responsible Recruitment: Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers", June 2018...

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13 March 2018

Engineering & construction co. Jacobs commits to enhancing human rights program following acquisition of CH2M

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13 March 2018

Jacobs response re: human rights commitment following acquisition of CH2M

Author: Steven J. Demetriou, Jacobs Engineering Group

...While we have strong systems in place, we consider the acquisition of CH2M an opportunity to enhance our human rights program even further... Jacobs recognizes the significance of CH2M's leadership on human rights and has already begun working to...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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12 July 2016

Addressing Workers’ Rights in the Engineering and Construction Sector: Opportunities for Collaboration

Author: Jean-Baptiste Andrieu, Aude Ucla & Michaela Lee, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

BSR conducted research to assess the feasibility of setting up a collaborative initiative that would address challenges that engineering and construction companies face to uphold workers’ rights in their operations and subcontracting supply chains......

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11 January 2013

New decisions about the Government Pension Fund Global

Author: Norwegian Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance has decided to lift the exclusion from the GPFG of the three companies BAE Systems Plc, Finmeccanica S.p.A and FMC Corporation. The Ministry has also decided to exclude...two companies [involved in the production of nuclear...

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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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11 March 2011
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Author: "BBVA sin armas" - Centro de Estudios por la Paz J.M.Delàs, Observatorio de la Deuda en la Globalización (ODG), SETEM [España]

La campaña "BBVA sin armas"…ha participado esta mañana…en la Junta General de Accionistas del BBVA, donde ha puesto en evidencia…la continuada relación entre este banco español y la producción de armas controvertidas…A pesar…de que éste ha puesto en...

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