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Headquarters in France
Author: Laurent Fabius (Minister of Foreign Affairs, France) & Christiana Figueres (executive secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change)
Green investments increasingly offer opportunites for growth and employment and businesses are well-placed to take the lead at this week’s Business and Climate summit in Paris...[M]any businesses now include climate action in their long-term strategy...
Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)
« La privatisation de l'eau déclarée inconstitutionnelle en Indonésie, Suez menacerait de saisir l'arbitrage commercial international », 24 mars 2015...
- Related companies: Suez
Author: Public Services International
The Central Jakarta District Court on 24 March annulled the water privatisation contracts of Suez...and Aetra, finding that the Public-Private Partnerships were negligent in fulfilling the human right to water for Jakarta’s residents. The court...
- Related stories: Indonesia: Court annuls water privatisation contracts of Suez & Aetra over negligence in providing access to water for Jakarta residents
- Related companies: Suez
Author: Arabian Business
UAE-based RAK Ceramics, the world’s largest ceramics manufacturer, the Lebanese cement manufacturer Holcim Liban and the UAE’s National Bank of Abu Dhabi were ranked the best companies in the Middle East and Africa when it comes to advancing the cause...
- Related stories: Global Child Forum on the Middle East and North Africa (Dubai, 13 Nov)
- Related companies: GlaxoSmithKline Holcim Suez
Author: International Human Rights Program, University of Toronto & Center for International Environmental Law
This guide is aimed at non-governmental organizations (NGOs) who are concerned that a dispute before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) may have an impact on human rights, labor rights, the environment or any other...
Author: Alejandro Teitelbaum, Coordinadora Andina de Organizaciones Indígenas (CAOI)
…[Hace] casi 40 años y en vista de las conductas contrarias a los derechos humanos de muchas empresas transnacionales y de la insuficiencia del marco jurídico nacional…se intentó…[uno] internacional para contenerlas…En el Informe de la Secretaría...
Author: Alejandro Teitelbaum, Melik Özden, CETIM
This report attempts to bring up to date the booklet entitled Transnational Corporations and Human...
Summary Note: Consultation with Business Stakeholders on the Implementation of the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework
Author: Prepared for the mandate of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie
Professor John Ruggie…held a consultation with business stakeholders in Paris on the implemention of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework…The purpose of the consultation was to provide an opportunity for…industry,…employer organizations,...
- Related in-depth areas: Summaries of John Ruggie consultations - Oct 2010 UN Secretary-General's Special Representative on business & human rights
- Related companies: ABB ABN Amro Ahold Alcatel-Lucent Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Arcelor Mittal Areva BAE Systems Barclays BASF BG Group BHP Billiton BNP Paribas BP Burson-Marsteller Cadbury (part of Mondelēz International) Capgemini Carrefour Casino Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore Xstrata) Chevron Coca-Cola Crédit Agricole Daimler Deutsche Post DHL (part of Deutsche Post) EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space) EDF EMC Eni Esquel ExxonMobil France Telecom (now Orange) Gazprom GDF Suez General Electric Hitachi HP (Hewlett-Packard) ING Kraft Foods L'Oreal La Caixa Lafarge LCF Rothschild Marks & Spencer Michelin Mitsubishi Group Mitsui Nippon Steel Nokia Orange PricewaterhouseCoopers Procter & Gamble Rabobank Randstad Renault Rhodia Sakhalin Energy (joint venture Shell, Gazprom, Mitsui, & Mitsubishi) Shell Société Générale Sodexo Solvay Statoil Suez Symantec Telecom Italia Thales Total Toyota Unilever Veolia Environnement (formerly Vivendi) Walt Disney Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata) Yahoo!