KOGAS (Korea Gas Corporation)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in South Korea

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15 June 2009

[PDF] A Governance Gap: The Failure of the Korean Government to hold Korean Corporations Accountable to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises Regarding Violations in Burma

Author: EarthRights International (ERI) and the Shwe Gas Movement (SGM)

In late 2008, representatives from EarthRights International (ERI) and the Shwe Gas Movement (SGM) traveled to Seoul, Korea to file a 48-page Korean-language complaint with the Government of Korea regarding violations of the Guidelines by Daewoo and...

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Total Impact: The Human Rights, Environmental, and Financial Impacts of Total and Chevron's Yadana Gas Project in Military-Ruled Burma (Myanmar)

Author: EarthRights International

...[New] evidence collected through 2009 attests to the on-going violent abuses committed by the Burma Army providing security for the companies [Chevron and Total] and the [Yadana] project... [This] report further documents the Burma Army's role in...

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3 October 2009

Danish Pension Fund Boycotts Daewoo over Shwe Gas Project

Author: Irrawaddy News

Danica Pension, the Danish state pension fund, says it will not invest in Daewoo “because of its breach of international guidelines in connection with its activities in Burma.” Daewoo leads a foreign consortium developing part of Burma’s largest...

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12 February 2010

Coalition of investors say 86 companies participating in UN Global Compact are failing to meet requirements on environmental, social, governance reporting

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12 February 2010

[PDF] Investors step up pressure on corporate responsibility reporting

Author: UN Principles for Responsible Investment

A coalition of global investors from 13 countries, managing over US$2.1 trillion of assets, today added its voice to the increasing calls for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities. The...

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26 March 2010

Blood Money: A Grounded Theory of Corporate Citizenship Myanmar (Burma) as a Case in Point

Author: Nicky Black, University of Waikato

From 2006 to 2009, Nicky Black studied corporate citizenship in the oil and gas sector in Myanmar…The resulting PhD thesis, ‘Blood Money. A Grounded Theory of Corporate Citizenship’...describes the drivers for more ‘responsible’ corporate engagement...

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1 June 2010

OECD Watch new report: "Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct"

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30 June 2010

[PDF] Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct

Author: Joris Oldenziel (SOMO), Joseph Wilde-Ramsing (SOMO) & Patricia Feeney (RAID)

This report assesses the contribution of the OECD Guidelines to responsible business conduct, sustainable development, and the resolution and reduction of conflicts between companies and communities regarding social issues, environmental concerns, and...

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1 September 2010

US may lead surge (of transparency) in Iraq

Author: John West, Critical Resource

…Section 1504 of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed by President Obama on July 21, requires companies listed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to report on almost every payment made to foreign...

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15 December 2010

Norway Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Burma

Author: EarthRights

The 40-page publication...documents how the Norwegian Pension Fund-Global (Fund) has USD $4.7 billion invested in 15 oil and gas companies from eight countries operating in Burma. The report finds these companies complicit in abuses such as forced...

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