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13 February 2015

UK: More women being represented at board level in FTSE companies

Author: Business Quarter

"More women being represented at Board level in FTSE companies", 6 Feb 2015...

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24 February 2011

Fifth of FTSE 100 firms have no women on board

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...

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18 February 2011

UK: Govt. committee recommends headhunters adopt code of conduct to raise number of women on boards, ask chairmen not to use agencies who do not publish figures on gender distribution

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Article
23 August 2001

Weir Group stands firm over Sudan

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...

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17 May 2001

Sudan oil atrocities prove need for new regulation of business

Author: Christian Aid

[refers to OMV, TotalFinaElf, Lundin Oil, Rolls Royce, Weir Pumps, BP Amoco]

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11 March 2001

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]

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