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9 November 2017

EU Commission proposes 30% reduction target for car firms by 2030 but fails to include penalties for manufacturers

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8 November 2017
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Author: Frankfurter Allgemeine

Bis 2030 sollen Autos 30 Prozent weniger CO2 ausstoßen. Bei Verstößen drohen Herstellern hohe Geldstrafen. Keine Sanktionen müssen sie dagegen fürchten, wenn es um den Anteil emissionsarmer Autos in ihren Flotten geht... Die EU-Kommission hat am...

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8 November 2017

EU: German car manufacturers unveil new car emission targets to EU commission

Author: EUObserver

EU commission resilience to German lobbying is being tested on Wednesday as the executive unveils new car emissions targets. Earlier drafts of its proposal said upto 20 percent of EU car maker's models should be electric vehicles and that 10 percent...

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1 November 2017

Introducing the We Mean Business Climate Policy Tracker

Author: David Wei, We Mean Business

...[W]e are excited to introduce the Climate Policy Tracker, an online tool led by We Mean Business coalition partner BSR, which is intended to help businesses realize the immense benefits of embracing a low-carbon future by providing up-to-date...

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23 October 2017

USA: Ex-Tesla workers file lawsuits against company over alleged sexual orientation taunts, racist abuse & harassment; incl. company statement

Author: Sam Levin, Guardian (UK)

"Tesla workers claim anti-LGBT threats, taunts, and racial abuse in lawsuits", 19 Oct 2017...

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19 October 2017
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Author: bizz energy

Das Bundeswirtschaftsministerium will eine neue EU-Verordnung zum Import sogenannter Konfliktmineralien „in dieser Legislaturperiode in ein nationales Gesetz formulieren“, sagt Thomas Gäckle, der Leiter der rohstoffpolitischen Abteilung des...

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13 October 2017
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Author: Mark Dummett, Amnesty International

« La face cachée des voitures électriques : l'exploitation par le travail », 29 septembre 2017...

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26 September 2017

More than 300 companies commit to science based emission reduction targets to align operations with Paris Agreement goals

More than 300 companies, including 15 from the apparel sector, have committed to the Science Based Targets initiative that have set emission reduction targets consistent with global efforts to limit warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

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22 September 2017

USA: Violation Tracker database expands coverage of cases of corporate crime & misconduct, incl. health & safety, discrimination, environment

Author: Good Jobs First

"From Enron to Wells Fargo: Expanded Violation Tracker Now Covers 18 Years of Corporate Crime & Misconduct", 18 Sep 2017...

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21 September 2017

Global firms use carbon pricing to reduce emissions, analyze investments, and evaluate risk & opportunities of low-carbon economy

An internal carbon price is increasingly being used by companies across sectors and geographies to translate the risks and opportunities of a low-carbon economy into business decisions. Approximately 1,200 businesses from around the world are either...

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