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26 October 2017

130 Israeli companies, 60 int'l corporations on UN 'blacklist'

Author: Itamar Eichner, Ynetnews (Israel)

...30 Israeli companies and 60 international corporations operating in Israel received warning letters from United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...cautioning them of their impending inclusion in a "blacklist" of companies active beyond...

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31 March 2016

UN creates database of companies operating in Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank & East Jerusalem

In March 2016, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 31/36 which aims to produce a database flagging companies doing business in Israeli settlements, in a bid to highlight corporate complicity in the Israeli occupation. The database was due to...

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7 December 2015

Businesses urged to help communities adapt to climate change

Author: Megan Rowling, Thomson Reuters Foundation (UK)

…Unilever is taking bigger hits from extreme weather…it is moving to deal with those impacts…"We can secure the supply of our business for the long-term, as we make a positive impact on the smallholder farmers and protect the environment at the same...

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7 August 2014

Working Paper says G8's initiative on food security in Africa, which involves corporations, "disregards fundamental principles of participation & accountability to human rights"

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1 September 2013

World Water Week 2013: Actions by companies

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

World Water Week was held 1-6 Sep 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. Events & news related to companies included: [articles citing actions by Coca-Cola, Olam, H&M, Unilever, SABMiller, Borealis (joint venture International Petroleum Investment...

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5 June 2011

Israel: Maala publishes 2011 CSR rankings of 85 companies; finds upward trend in adoption of CSR principles, but lack of reporting on social & environmental issues

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5 June 2011

[PDF] Maala CSR Index – Israel’s Corporate Responsibility Leaders 2011

Author: Maala - Business for Social Responsibility [Israel]

[includes: Bank Hapoalim, Baran Group, Bezeq, Cellcom, Discount Bank, Elbit Systems, Gazit Globe, Isrotel, Leumi Bank, Ness Technologies, Nice systems, Ormat Industries, Osem Group, Partner Communications, Scailex Corporation, Strauss Group, Tambour,...

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29 January 2011

UN Secretary-General Launches New Platform for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Author: UN Global Compact

Underscoring the role of business in addressing global threats - from climate change to widespread poverty or humanitarian emergencies - a group of chief executives joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Davos/Switzerland today for the launch of...

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9 June 2010

Maala Ranking 2010 [Israel]

Author: Maala - Business for Social Responsibility [Israel]

Maala Organization unveiled the "2010 Maala Index for Social Responsibility" at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange...Most of the ranking data serve to indicate an increase in the number of companies participating in the index...growth in the number of...

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17 March 2009

The CEO Water Mandate - Endorsing CEOs

Author: UN Global Compact

We hereby endorse The CEO Water Mandate and ask other business leaders and their companies to adopt the Mandate into their corporate policies and operations. [CEOs of: Agbar, Arup, Athens Water and Sewerage Company, Avon Metals, Banesto Bank, Bayer,...

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