Tag archives for transparency
The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility announced that the five companies will adopt “no-fees” recruitment policies, which advocacy groups claim can reduce problems such as bonded labor, the loss of identification documents such as passports and other labor and human rights violations.
According to a coalition of trade industry groups, NGOs and academics, Bangladesh will soon have the world’s most transparent garment industry, due to a mapping tool that will improve traceability and accountability within the country's $30 billion sector.
New York's attorney general has accused ExxonMobil of using one set of carbon pricing publicly to shareholders while using another internally. ExxonMobil is determined to litigate back hard, but at what cost?
Greenpeace and As You Sow are among the organizations challenging ExxonMobil's stance on climate change as the company convenes its annual shareholder meeting today in Dallas, Texas.
Chevron's annual shareholders meetings starts today, and several NGOs and activist investors hope their resolutions will attract attention.
A recent PwC survey reveals that more CEOs are being fired over ethics violations -- even at a time when fewer CEOs are being fired overall.
President Trump has invited the Philippines's brutal leader, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House. Both men are close to a Filipino business partner of Trump's who is also the country's special envoy to the U.S.
Today, more investment funds and managers consider climate change when evaluating their long-term financial viability. But at least $4.5 trillion in assets worldwide are still exposed to climate risk.
U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration committee raised a record $107 million in donations. The largest corporate donors to this fund are benefiting from a new regulatory environment.
The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the social and environmental impacts of conventionally-grown cotton.
The Donald Trump administration is considering a move that would severely limit shareholder rights and cut off communication between shareholders and corporate boards. In a letter to the National Economic Council, the CEOs and executive directors of several investment organizations urged the White House to keep current protections in place.
More global companies are not only developing deforestation commitments, but are also sharing and updating their progress publicly, according to a report issued today by the NGO Forest Trends.