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1 January 2010

[PDF] Original title: A right to water? - the business implications

Author: Luke Wild, Criticaleye

Water scarcity…affects one in three people on every Continent…The poorest nations, regions and individuals face the brunt of this shortage and it is expected to get worse…One of the many international actions seeking to address the growing water...

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Article
18 October 2009

Treasury taken to court for RBS loans to Vedanta Resources [UK]

Author: Terry Macalister, Guardian [UK]

[I]n the high court on Tuesday…the Treasury…[will] explain why the state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has been lending money to the controversial mining firm Vedanta Resources, whose activities have been criticised by another government department [UK...

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Article
23 August 2009

Observer survey reveals gender barrier stopping women reaching the top [UK]

Author: Ruth Sunderland, The Observer [UK]

Research commissioned by the Observer has revealed that UK boardrooms are still overwhelmingly male-dominated, despite the fact that more than nine out of 10 companies claim to have an equal opportunities policy in place. Women occupy only 242 out of...

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Article
30 June 2009

Government faces environmental legal challenge over RBS [UK]

Author: World Development Movement

The World Development Movement, PLATFORM and People & Planet have today launched legal action against the Treasury for allowing public money, poured into the Royal Bank of Scotland to be invested in energy companies, and projects linked to climate...

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Article
28 January 2009

100 Corporations That Will Survive 100 Years

Author: Corporate Knights & Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: Acciona, Accor, Adidas, Advanced Micro Devices, Aeon, Air France-KLM, Alcoa, Amazon.com, Atlantia, Atlas Copco, BASF, Baxter International, BG Group, BHP Billiton, British Land, British Sky Broadcasting,...

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14 March 2008
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Author: Europa Press

Un total de 41 nuevas compañías se han sumado al Índice de Sostenibilidad de FTSE Group, el 'FTSE4Good', tras su última revisión…mientras 15 de ellas han sido eliminadas de la serie del Índice SRi Global Líder por incumplimientos de criterios tales...

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Article
1 March 2007

[PDF] The effectiveness of multi-stakeholder initiatives in the oil and gas sector: Summary report

Author: John Morrison and Luke Wilde, TwentyFifty

This report comes at a time when the three multi-stakeholder initiatives it is concerned with [The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, and Transparency International’s Business...

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Article
30 December 2004

India Inc donates crores for tsunami relief

Author: Agencies, with inputs from Business Standard, in rediff.com [India]

Corporate India and public sector units are doing their bit in the relief efforts in the tsunami-ravaged areas. Not just in donations, but also in kind...airlines are operating special flights to evacuate people and transport relief material...Coca...

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Article
9 September 2004

Cairn Energy in India: Turning on the water works?

Author: Tobias Webb, Ethical Corporation

Cairn may have to inject increased amounts of water into their wells to boost production of the recoverable oil [in Rajasthan, India]. This is a common practice in the industry, but is a tricky issue in desert communities that often suffer from...

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Article
1 May 2004

[PDF] full report: "FTSE4Good Index series - Criteria development and company engagement programme 2003-2004"

Author: FTSE

[refers to cos. that met new FTSE4Good human rights criteria for resource cos./committed to meet them: BHP Biliton, Shell, BP, BG, Lonmin, Mitsubishi Corp., Norsk Hydro, Statoil, Cosmo Oil, Expro Group, PetroCanada, Repsol. And cos. deleted from index...

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