Volvo Group

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden

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

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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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25 June 2018

OPT: Mixed response from multinationals in Israeli solar sector accused of contributing to Palestinian displacement

In May 2018, Who Profits published a report that examines how Israel's solar energy industry contributes to Palestinian displacement. The report claims that Israeli solar projects in the Negev desert and Area C of the occupied West Bank descriminate...

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21 June 2018

Myanmar: Swedwatch report urges mining machinery providers to conduct human rights due diligence to prevent & mitigate adverse impacts

Author: Swedwatch

"Machinery providers fail to recognize human rights risks in Myanmar's jade mines," 20 June 2018...

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Company response
18 June 2018

Volvo responds to concerns regarding its involvement in the Israeli occupation

Author: Malin Ripa, Volvo Group

... Thank you for providing Volvo Group with the opportunity to respond to a recently published report by Who Profits related to the use of Volvo machinery and trucks in Israel and Palestine. The Volvo Group is a producer of trucks, heavy machinery,...

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5 May 2018

Russia: Govt. ban of Telegram disrupts work of businesses & causes mass protests

Author: Agence France-Presse (France)

"Thousands in Moscow protest at Telegram blocking", 01 May 2018...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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1 December 2017
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30 November 2017

Top car manufacturers launch initiative to address environmental, human & labour rights issues in the supply chain

Author: Edie

The Raw Materials Observatory is the product of a five-year partnership [...] between 10 leading car manufacturers which aims to improve sustainability in the automotive supply chain. The new commitment, signed by Daimler AG, Honda, JLR, Scania, VW,...

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