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PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in China

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PetroChina website (in Chinese)

PetroChina is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It was created in November 1999 as part of the restructuring of CNPC.

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5 January 2010

Oil spill into two tributaries of the Yellow River 'basically contained' says Chinese official

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4 January 2010

TIAA-Cref sells Sudan-linked oil holdings

Author: Francesco Guerrera, Financial Times

TIAA-Cref has become the first large US asset manager to sell stakes in four Asian oil groups over concerns about human rights abuses in Sudan, a move that will increase pressure on other investors to sever ties with those companies. TIAA-Cref...said...

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12 November 2009

Barclays' BGI unit to develop genocide-free ETF

Author: Svea Herbst-Bayliss, Reuters

Barclays Global Investors (BGI)...said investors' appetite for socially responsible investments is growing and it plans to develop a genocide-free ETF [exchange-traded fund]... BGI said on Thursday it would rely on a third-party index provider to help...

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24 September 2009

CDP Issues Annual Report on Emissions Reporting by World's Largest Companies

Author: Robert Kropp, SocialFunds.com

In its 2009 issue of the annual report that it has been publishing since 2003, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reported that the response rate to its annual requests for information on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by corporations was the...

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9 September 2009

Global Compact Board rejects complaint and commends CNPC for actively "supporting sustainable development" in Sudan

Author: Global Compact Critics

The Global Compact Office has released the final report of the most recent meeting of the Global Compact Board...According to the report, the Board decided to maintain PetroChina as a participant in the Compact, in spite of a complaint supported by...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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21 August 2009

UN Global Compact board rejects request to remove PetroChina from initiative over alleged complicity in human rights abuses in Sudan

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21 August 2009

[PDF] Report of meeting of the Global Compact Board, United Nations Headquarters, New York 24 July 2009

Author: UN Global Compact

The Board agreed that the operation of a company in a weakly governed or repressive environment could not be sole grounds for removal from the initiative and that the Global Compact, as a learning platform, cannot require a company to engage in...

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13 August 2009

Two shareholders complain of Fidelity proxy problems

Author: Ross Kerber, Reuters

Representatives of mutual fund giant Fidelity Investments tried to impede two shareholders from voting against the company's board in a proxy contest over a human rights issue, the shareholders said. Shareholders of nine funds will vote on Friday on a...

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