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24 November 2015

UK: Investigation finds firms split over whether to pay new "national living wage" to workers under 25

Author: Simon Neville, Independent (UK)

Firms will only have to pay the “national living wage” to staff aged 25 or over when it starts in April. Under half of top retailers have so far promised to pay all staff the same rate for the same work, regardless of age. Simon Neville reports on the...

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Article
17 June 2015

Commentary: How to distinguish hype from reality in climate action by businesses

Author: Andrew Simms, New Economics Foundation, on Guardian (UK)

"Business and climate: the hype and the reality", 17 June 2015...

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Article
10 June 2015

80 companies call on British Prime Minister David Cameron to take stronger climate action

Author: Adam Vaughan, Guardian (UK)

"British companies call on David Cameron to take stronger climate action",...

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10 July 2014
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Author: Sébastien Maltaverne, cabinet BearingPoint, dans L'Express (France)

« "Les marques doivent aider les consommateurs à choisir des produits responsables" », 9 juillet 2014...

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Article
25 November 2013

How can companies engage with children and young people?

Author: Liza Ramrayka, Guardian Sustainable Business (UK)

Children and young people are key stakeholders in business and can offer unique insights. But finding the balance between participation and protection is vital...Emma Rea...founder of [a] brand and innovation consultancy...believes there is a strong...

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19 October 2012

[DOC] Speech of Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility "CSR after Rio," to the Cyprus EU Presidency Conference on CSR

Author: Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility

Earlier this year I was privileged to represent Europe at a different sort of conference: as part of the Rio +20 United Nations Summit…one of the most notable characteristics of the UN summit…was the huge role played by business…1,400 companies took...

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Company non-response
26 April 2012

Kingfisher Airlines (part of UB Group) did not respond to: Concerns raised by NGOs about Formula One and its teams going ahead with the Bahrain Grand Prix, given the human rights situation in the country.

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Article
25 April 2012

Protests over the Bahrain Grand Prix 2012

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the following companies, teams and organizations to respond to…[human rights] concerns about the race. Below are the responses we have received, and an indication of which companies and organizations...

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Article
17 April 2012

[PDF] Press Release - Bahrain Grand Prix: Only 29% of Formula One companies respond to human rights concerns

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Only 29% of firms linked to Formula One responded to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre about human rights concerns that various organizations raised relating to the Bahrain Grand Prix, scheduled for 20-22 April. Forty two companies or teams...

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Article
1 October 2010

Response falls short of ecological challenges

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

When it comes to water consumption, Unilever is looking beyond its own use, to that of the people who buy its products. Working with a non-governmental organisation in [India],...[Unilever] calculated that a laundry product it had formulated could –...

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