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Skanska

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden

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29 March 2007

"Greener" buildings could slow global warming-UNEP

Author: Alister Doyle, Reuters

Better architecture and energy savings in buildings could do more to fight global warming than all curbs on greenhouse gases agreed under the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol, a U.N. study showed on Thursday. Better use of concrete, metals and timber in...

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9 June 2006

Suppliers face test of green credentials [UK]

Author: Fiona Harvey, Financial Times

Tony Blair...is expected to announce measures intended to ensure that the £150bn the government spends each year goes on goods and services that meet certain "green" standards. The standards will cover energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions, the...

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21 February 2006
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Author: Programme des Nations-Unies pour le Développement (PNUE)

Les grands acteurs du secteur de la construction et du bâtiment ont lancé aujourd’hui à Paris une initiative internationale pour « construire vert ». Des géants de la construction tels que Arcelor, Lafarge et Skanska sont parmi les membres fondateurs...

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21 February 2006

UN agency launches new ‘green’ initiative for world’s construction industry

Author: UN News Centre

Together with some of the biggest names in the...building and construction sector, the United Nations environmental agency today launched a new international effort to ‘green’ the industry, from curbing global warming gas emissions to preventing the...

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Sustainable Building & Construction Initiative - 2006 - Information note

Author: UN Environment Programme

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26 January 2004

Global Engineering And Construction Firms Adopt Anti-Corruption Principles

Author: World Economic Forum

In a move to combat global corruption within their own industry, 19 leading international engineering and construction...companies today signed and adopted a set of business principles for countering bribery. [companies are: Fouad M.T. Alghanim &...

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1 January 2004

Skanska 2003 Sustainability Report

Author: Skanska

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Article
6 June 2003

Scandinavians pull out of Uganda's Bujagali project

Author: Rainer Chr. Hennig, afrol News

The news of Veidekke and Skanska pulling out of Bujagali has been received well in a large number of organisations worldwide, condemning the project for environmental, economic or other ethic reasons...Veidekke and Skanska were part of the three...

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4 April 2003

Skanska: "Skanska Code of Conduct"

[link is to Skanska's "Mission & vision" page, from which "Code of Conduct" can be downloaded...see section of Code of Conduct entitled "General Principles"]

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4 April 2003

Learning [U.N. Global Compact]: Pilot Phase Submissions

Author: U.N. Global Compact

The following section provides links to the submissions made by participating companies during the voluntary pilot phase of the Global Compact Learning Forum. [submissions by: Aluminium Bahrain, Amazon Caribbean Guyana, Aracruz, BASF, Bayer AG, BMW,...

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