Volvo Group

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden

Volvo Group website: www.volvo.com

Volvo Group makes trucks and other "transport solutions".  Volvo Cars is a separate company owned by Ford.

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20 March 2020

Jaguar Land Rover follows other major European & US car-makers, suspending UK operations amid COVID-19 concerns

Author: Financial Times

"Jaguar Land Rover to suspend operations at all UK plants", 19 March 2020...

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23 January 2020

42 organisations and companies agree on guiding principles for the creation of sustainable batteries by 2030

Author: Modern Diplomacy

"42 Global Organizations Agree on Guiding Principles for Batteries to Power Sustainable Energy Transition", 23 January 2020....

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20 November 2019
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7 August 2019
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17 June 2019
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Author: Sophie Rolland, Les Echos (France)

Pour investir dans les entreprises les plus respectueuses de l'environnement, les grands fonds de pension, gestionnaires d'actifs, ou assureurs ont besoin de données fiables et comparables. Le sujet n'est pas nouveau. Depuis 2003, une organisation non...

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8 October 2018

Volvo's response

Thank you for providing Volvo Group with the opportunity to respond to a report by Swedwatch related to the use of Volvo machinery in Myanmar’s jade mines....

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8 October 2018

Myanmar: Swedwatch reports inadequate human rights impact assessments in jade extraction operations; Volvo responds

Swedwatch's report, "Overlooked and Undermined: Communities affected by jade mining operations in Myanmar, and the responsibilities of companies providing machinery,"  concludes, among others, that companies providing machinery were not "able to...

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8 August 2018
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

“O que as empresas estão fazendo para frear a torrente de plásticos?”, 9 de julho de 2018        ...Diante das consequências inegáveis da poluição por plásticos, pessoas de todo o mundo estão rejeitando os produtos descartáveis e se comprometendo...

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23 July 2018

NGOs accuse French companies of contributing to state repression in Egypt, mixed response from companies

In July 2018, a group of international, French, and Egyptian NGOs published a report accusing several French companies of profiting from Egypt's military crackdown on dissent. According to the report, these companies have "participated in the bloody...

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Company response
18 July 2018

Volvo responded

.... Thank you for providing Volvo Group with the opportunity to respond to a recently published report by the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) related to the sale of Renault Trucks Defense (Arquus) equipment to the Arab Republic of...

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