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13 August 2011

Commentary: Petro-Canada (part of Suncor) continues to "cozy up" with Syrian govt. despite human rights abuses

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13 August 2011

Petro-Canada cozying up to Syrian killers

Author: [opinion] Haroon Siddiqui, The Star [Canada]

When [Petro-Canada secured exploration rights to 10,400 square kilometres in Syria] in May, it declined comment on why it was doing even more business with a regime that had already been cracking down on popular unrest for 10 weeks. On Friday, a...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] full report: Water, Energy and Climate Change: A contribution from the business community

Author: World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

This document is composed of four parts: 1. Key messages from business The rationale for linking water, energy and climate change issues 2. Policy directions... 3. Business implications in practice... 4. Facts in a nutshell... [refers to positive steps...

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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28 July 2008

Greenpeace Protest Targets Syncrude Oil Sands Mine [Canada]

Author: Scott Haggett, Reuters

Greenpeace protesters targeted a waste-water pipe at a Syncrude Canada Ltd oil sands project on Thursday, demanding a halt to rising crude production in the region, which they say is devastating the environment... "While we encourage debate and...

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29 April 2008

Talisman among top firms praised for ethical conduct - Peruvian natives protest exploration

Author: Dan Healing, Canwest News/Calgary Herald [Canada]

Transparency International said Monday Talisman and two other Calgary-based companies, Petro-Canada and Nexen Inc., set an example along with firms from Norway for the rest of the world to follow. The report cites Talisman for above-average...

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28 June 2007

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights & the Extractive Industry Workshop, Calgary, Canada, 28 Jun 2007

Author: IPIECA

Documents available:...

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22 February 2007

CSR: Oil and Gas

Author: Globe and Mail

Results of Globe & Mail / Jantzi Research survey of oil & gas sector. Compares social & environmental performance of the following companies, listed from highest score to lowest: Petro-Canada, Suncor Energy, Nexen, Shell Canada, Syncrude,...

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1 August 2006

BP, Suncor, and Shell Top Oil Sector Sustainability Rating; Chevron and ExxonMobil Rank Low

Author: Bill Baue, SocialFunds.com

Toronto-based socially responsible investing (SRI) research firm Jantzi Research recently released a report entitled Oil and Gas in a Bull Market: The Shifting Sands of Responsibility that rates and ranks 23 oil and gas companies on their social and...

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11 September 2005
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Author: Véronique Smée, Novethic

Une coalition d'ONG françaises s'est crée cette année pour poursuivre un but précis : obtenir le retrait de Total [de Birmanie]. Ce collectif a par ailleurs publié en juillet dernier un rapport accablant sur la présence du groupe pétrolier dans ce pays...

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