After years of staring at it, I've come to think of this as a David-and-Goliath kind of tale. It's about the fight between
The bank is backing the company building the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
An executive convicted after a possibly fatal auto scandal? You don't see THAT every day.
In this blog series, Aaron Marr Page, a law professor and human rights lawyer with over a decade of on-the-ground experience
This blog series has been examining the booming new field of Business & Human Rights (BHR), which has revolutionized how the world's leading multinational corporations are talking about and engaging with human rights.
The Facing Finance publication contains multiple inaccuracies. Accurate information regarding ExxonMobil's policies and activities
And then there is the question of negotiating power. As we saw particularly in Part II of this series, there is an ongoing
People with less money have significantly lower carbon footprints than people with more money.
While collaborative and optimistic in tone, as one would expect from a famous bridge-builder like Ruggie, his letter nonetheless
There is no begrudging the almost magical success of "Business & Human Rights" (BHR) -- the new name for the newly revamped field of human rights advocacy that has emerged over the last decade to, well, supplement (read: not replace) what used to go by "corporate accountability."
So yes, we are still stuck at the crossroads. Given our short tenure on this planet, we humans are a bit like the crash test
First we're told that money = speech, now we're told speaking out is against the law. If you're not worried about what Donny Rico is talking about, you "damn well should be!"
If H&M was truly serious about sustainability, then it would focus on changing its business model -- not on making more clothing under the guise of a feel-good name.
"The White House took some of their statements and spun them out," said Jake Schmidt, director of the Natural Resources Defense