KLM (part of Air France KLM)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in France

KLM website

KLM merged with Air France to form Air France KLM in May 2004.

🔎 Run a search for “KLM (part of Air France KLM)”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
21 December 2018

More than 70 Dutch schemes back sustainable investment covenant

Author: Leen Preesman and Frank Van Alphen, Investments & Pensions Europe

More than 70 large Dutch pension funds with combined assets of almost €1.2trn have signed a covenant with NGOs, trade unions and the Dutch government pledging worldwide co-operation on sustainable investment....

Read more

Article
15 March 2017

Netherlands: KLM’s denial of boarding following Trump’s immigration ban amounts to discrimination, according to Intl. Commission of Jurists

Author: The Public Interest Litigation Project

The Public Interest Litigation Project (PILP) of the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists (NJCM) has conducted an analysis into the role and responsibility of airline KLM, who denied passengers the right to board. The denial was in...

Read more

Article
27 January 2017

Netherlands: KLM refuses to allow seven passengers on flight following Trump’s exec. order on travel ban

Author: Dutch News

Dutch airline KLM has refused to fly at least seven passengers to the US after president Donald Trump closed the country’s borders to refugees and visa holders from a list of banned Muslim-majority countries. All the people who were refused permission...

Read more

Article
4 March 2014

Supporting the LGBTI struggle in Uganda

Author: Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights & Constitutional Law, in Pambazuka News

Unfortunately, despite the intensive work that has been done since 2009 to stop the passage of this draconian bill into law...[we] now have to work with the reality of the Anti-Homosexuality Act (2014). These guidelines are intended to all our partners...

Read more

Article
30 January 2012

Gay Aeroflot steward ‘forced to marry woman’ [Russia]

Author: Stephen Gray, Pink News

A gay air steward for the Russian carrier Aeroflot was forced to marry a woman in order to keep his job...GayRussia.eu reported that campaigners had filed notice of a demonstration after gay employee Maxim Kupreev suffered unusual kind of...

Read more

Article
24 June 2011

European airlines to start controversial biofuel-powered flights

Author: William McLennan, The Ecologist

Europe’s biggest airlines, including British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM [part of Air France KLM] have announced a major biofuels drive despite UN calls to limit biofuel growth...The EU has set targets for 10 per cent of transport fuels to come from...

Read more

Article
22 June 2011

Delta adopts Saudi 'no-Jew' fly policy [USA]

Author: Bob Unruh, WorldNetDaily

Delta Air Lines' plan to add Saudi Arabian Airlines to its SkyTeam Alliance of partnering companies would require...to ban Jews and holders of Israeli passports from boarding flights from New York or Washington bound for Jeddah, prompting…accusations...

Read more

Story
1 June 2010

Global Compact Network Netherlands announcement of publication on how to do business with respect for human rights (launched Jun 2010)

See full story

Article
1 June 2010

[PDF] How to do Business with Respect for Human Rights: A Guidance Tool for Companies

Author: Global Compact Network Netherlands

Society is increasingly concerned about how business activities have impacts on human rights...[F]or many companies it remains a challenge to embed human rights in their day-to-day operations...[In 2008, the UN General Assembly] unanimously endorsed...

Read more

Article
5 November 2009

‘Sustainable Trade: Taking Responsibility’ - Speech at the 'Accelerating Sustainable Trade' Conference, Haarlem, 2 November 2009

Author: Frank Heemskerk, Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade

To seriously accelerate sustainable trade, we need to increase the number of people and organizations involved. We have many companies who excel in sustainability. But we also need to convince more mainstream companies - both large and small...There...

Read more