Author: Business Quarter
"More women being represented at Board level in FTSE companies", 6 Feb 2015...
Author: Simon Goodley, Guardian (UK)
A government inquiry headed by former trade minister Lord Davies is calling on the country's 350 largest public companies to ensure that 25% of their directors are female by 2015. However, the latest figures show that 18 FTSE 100 firms have no women on...
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Author: Saeed Shah, Independent [UK]
Weir Group [Glasgow-based maker of pumps vital for moving oil through pipelines] yesterday hit out at criticism from human rights groups of its business in war-torn Sudan and said it would consider further projects there...Human rights groups, led by...
- Related companies: Weir Group
Author: Christian Aid
[refers to OMV, TotalFinaElf, Lundin Oil, Rolls Royce, Weir Pumps, BP Amoco]
British firms fan flames of war: Western cash is pouring into oilfields intensifying a bloody 18-year conflict [Sudan]
Author: Julie Flint, Observer [UK]
[refers to Rolls-Royce and Weir Pumps]