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“The transition to a low carbon economy is one of the great challenges of our time. BP is dedicated to being part of the solution. In our recent report, Advancing the Energy Transition, we reaffirm our commitment to advance the energy transition and...
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Ranking Digital Rights' Investor Update highlights that good governance in ICT sector requires focus on consumer privacy & expression-related risks
Author: Rebecca MacKinnon & Melissa Brown, Ranking Digital Rights
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UK: Contractor for windfarm project allegedly underpaid foreign workers; co denies "slave labour" claims
Author: David McPhee, Energy Voice
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UK: Lloyds to pay £150 mln. to female members of its pension scheme over gender discrimination lawsuit
Author: Rob Davies, The Guardian
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New report looks at reporting progress under the UK Modern Slavery Act; finds need for better enforcement
Author: Ergon Associates
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Author: ITV News (UK)
"Three anti-fracking activists released from prison over Cuadrilla demonstration", 17 Oct 2018...
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Canada: Parliamentary report requests Govt. develop legislation that motivates business to eliminate child & forced labour
In November and December 2017, the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development undertook a study on child labour in supply chains. The Subcommittee received...
UK: Co's may be required to reveal ethnicity pay gap under govt. plans to assess whether mandatory reporting will help minorities at work
Author: BBC News
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