Skanska

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Headquarters in Sweden

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30 October 2019

European companies respond to AFL-CIO report alleging use of anti-union tactics in American South

The AFL-CIO report "The Double Standard at Work: European Corporate Investment and Workers' Rights in the American South", published in October 2019 examines European companies’ choices on workers’ organizing rights in Southern states of the United...

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Company response
29 October 2019

Response by Skanska

Author: Skanska

Thank you for this opportunity to respond to the AFL-CIO report pertaining to workers rights in the American South. Generally, the AFL-CIO report is advocating for unionization of labor in the southern US. The current status of labor unionization in...

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Article
6 May 2019

Construction firms in lawsuit over £55m payout to blacklisted trade unionists

Author: Rob Evans, the Guardian (UK)

Major construction firms are embroiled in a legal dispute over a multimillion-pound compensation bill that has been paid to more than 1,100 blacklisted trade unionists....

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Report
23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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26 October 2016

Report tracking corporate climate action finds companies must make more long-term commitments

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Article
20 June 2016

Human Rights Translated 2.0: A Business Reference Guide

Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact

This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...

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8 December 2015

Company pledges on climate change during Paris talks by sector

Author: Heather Clancy & Barbara Grady, GreenBiz (USA)

"A cheat sheet to industry-specific COP21 pledges", 8 Dec 2015...

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Article
1 November 2013

[PDF] Global Framework Agreements in a Union-Hostile Environment: The Case of the USA

Author: Michael Fichter (Global Labour University of Germany) & Dimitris Stevis (Colorado State University), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Global Union Federations have made significant progress in advancing Global Framework Agreements that create arenas for labor relations based on the Core Labor Standards of the...ILO. These Agreements...are a means of setting minimum standards and...

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5 September 2012

UNEP report says shifting production of chemicals to developing nations is causing growing damage to environment, health

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5 September 2012

[PDF] Global Chemical Outlook: Towards Sound management of Chemical

Author: UNEP

Industries which produce and use chemicals have a signifi cant impact on employment, trade and economic growth worldwide, but chemicals can have adverse effects on human health and the environment...Leading corporations have adopted chemical management...

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