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4 March 2012

Commission to push quota for women directors

Author: Stanley Pignal, Charlotte Clarke, Elizabeth Rigby, Financial Times

Viviane Reding, justice commissioner, will...announce the first step towards European-level legislation, a year after she threatened mandatory measures if no progress was made on improving gender balance at the higher echelons of business.EU figures...

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1 January 2012

2012 World's Most Ethical Companies

Author: Ethisphere

The World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action. WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and...

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15 December 2011

Using Propaganda to Stop China's Strikes: Government and industry search for ways to calm the country's factory hands

Author: Dexter Roberts, Bloomberg [USA]

…7,000 workers at a...New Balance supplier in Dongguan protested plans to relocate production to Jiangxi province and cut bonuses…1,000 workers halted production to protest overtime rules at a Shenzhen company that…supplies Hewlett-Packard…[W]orkers...

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1 November 2011

Uncontrolled flow of e-waste from Europe to Ghana causes health & environmental problems, according to makeITfair

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1 November 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights from the Decent Work Perspective – Landmark [Brazil]

Author: Ethos Institute – Business and Social Responsibility

…[T]he economic rights advances made in recent years in Brazil...must be followed by equal advances in civil, social and cultural rights…which requires…action by…business and labour organizations, so that…human rights can be prioritized in the current...

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1 November 2011

[PDF] What a waste: How your computer causes health problems in Ghana

Author: makeITfair, DanWatch

“We are calling on the companies and governments in the developed countries in the light of the Basel Convention to stop dumping of electronic gadgets,” says John Pwamang head of the Toxics Department at Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency. In his...

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7 September 2011

Pepsi top of the pops, Coke canned in DJSI review

Author: Jess McCabe, Environmental Finance

Coca-Cola has been kicked off the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index...41 firms were added to the DJSI World and 23 deleted...Société Générale is among the largest additions...along with...Schneider Electric and...Medtronic... SAM...also named 19 ...

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5 July 2011
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Author: Instituto Argentino de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial, IARSE [Argentina]

Con la idea de estar a tono con los procesos electorales nacionales, la compañía Philips Brasil desarrolló el Programa de Voto Consciente, que se llevó a cabo en articulación con la ONG Transparencia Brasil. El objetivo fue concienciar a sus empleados...

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2 May 2011

[PDF] Business & Human Rights: an update on recent developments

Author: NautaDutilh law firm

The Guiding Principles do not intend to impose new legal obligations, but instead aim to elaborate on the implications of existing standards and practices...and to integrate them within a single, logically coherent and comprehensive template. Still,.....

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1 May 2011

Video & article clarify what "conflict minerals" are & what companies are required to do under US legislation

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