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Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, Australia
This web site...contains links to codes, principles and norms for multinational and other corporations as to their human rights responsibilities, ethical investment indices, transnational litigation against companies and other relevant case law.
- Related companies: S&P Dow Jones Indices (part of McGraw-Hill)
Author: Guardian [UK]
Greenpeace said that Unilever, Nokia, Puma, Adidas and Chicco, the toy manufacturer, had responded to discussions by agreeing to phase out toxic chemicals in all or some of their products. In return, they will be rated on Greenpeace's products...
Author: Thomas Kostigen, CBS News Market Watch
By buying put options, or shorting a stock, the hedge fund [Boycott Vulnerability Ratio (BVR)] hopes shares will fall, in effect punishing a company for what it calls "misdeeds" and profiting all the while...The London-based fund's first target is...
The UN’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has been mandated to prepare a report focusing on the responsibilities of transnational corporations and related business enterprises with regard to human rights.
Author: Wina Graus, Monique Voogt & Jan Willem Langeraar, World Wildlife Fund
WWF has launched its global Power Switch! public campaign aiming to persuade the power sector to become carbon neutral...The overall goal is to stimulate the use of renewable energy sources (RES) and gas-CHP [Natural Gas-fired Combined Heat and Power]...
- Related stories: New World Wildlife Fund report reveals global failure of power sector to combat climate change
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Author: Annabel Easton, Ethical Corporation
...the first Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)...measures companies’ policies, performance and reporting in relation to the three pillars of triple bottom line, namely environmental, economic and...
As the Corruption Perceptions Index 2004 shows, oil-rich [countries]...have extremely low scores...oil companies could help the effort to stamp out corruption by publishing details of the fees, royalties and other payments made to governments and...
Author: Transparency International
Corruption is rampant in 60 countries, and the public sector is plagued by bribery, says TI...Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2004 ranks a record 146 countries; most oil-producing nations are prone to high corruption.