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  • 13 March 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The Social Democratic Party, Denmark’s main opposition party, has pledged to add two large offshore wind projects to be commissioned by 2030, in addition to the three projects already set out in the energy agreement from 2018. The two additional projects would have 800MW each and would help Denmark produce all of its energy via renewable sources […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry has been sailing on some rough tides and is still facing challenging times ahead as the industry players gear up for ever stringent regulations. Having that in mind, it seems that the time has come for a stronger unity between the relevant stakeholders. As a result, it may be the time to […]

  • 8 May 2011

      Repsol has received the ESR Distintivo recognition for being a Socially Responsible Company, awarded by the business institution Peru 2021, for aspects such as quality of life in the company, business ethics and the link with the community and the environment. This recognises Repsol’s responsible Management of its operations in the country. The ESR […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Wind energy, and notably offshore wind energy, is the subject of a hot debate in the Netherlands. The Dutch Top consortium Knowledge and Innovation Offshore Wind Energy (TKI-WoZ) commissioned Ecofys and CE Delft to carry out a study that addresses the key discussion items in the societal and political debate. While proponents of offshore wind […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Yemen LNG has posted the latest social compliance report, which evaluates how the Company is progressing with its compliance against the cri… [mappress] Source: sabanews, February 18, 2011;

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Xodus Group has appointed Karen Nash as a new social impact specialist. Karen Nash, who will be based in the company’s London office, will be responsible for developing and enhancing social performance, including social impact assessment and management approaches, stakeholder engagement and community development and partnership. With more than 24 years of experience, Nash joins […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A mutually acceptable solution has been achieved over a balance of interests and a new social plan amid constructive negotiations between the management and the union of Cuxhaven Steel Construction CSC. The operational tasks of the CSC for the BARD Offshore 1 will be completed by 31 October 2012. The BARD group is still in […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Dramatically increasing the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase GDP, social welfare and employment worldwide, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics report states that achieving a 36% share of renewable energy in the global energy mix […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

     Carnival Corporation & plc has launched a new brand called fathom™, defining a new travel category it is calling “social impact travel”. Fathom will operate as a standalone brand, offering consumers an opportunity  to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs. The company’s first destination will be the Dominican Republic, where the average household income is approximately USD […]

  • 22 February 2013

    QGC Managing Director Derek Fisher has applauded community and not-for-profit organisations that QGC is working with in the Western Downs. In an address to local groups at Chinchilla Cultural Centre, Mr Fisher said concepts had been generated by local people over the past three years to help QGC direct benefits from its Queensland Curtis LNG […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A British consultancy Environmental Resources Management Ltd. (ERM) has delivered an eagerly anticipated social and environmental study on the impact of the proposed Nicaragua Canal, Telemaco Talavera, the spokesman of the government canal commission, was quoted as saying by UK’s The Daily Mail. Talavera did not reveal much to the local media, just saying that ERM’s study […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Wind energy, and notably offshore wind energy, is the subject of a hot debate in the Netherlands. The Dutch Top consortium Knowledge and Innovation Offshore Wind Energy (TKI-WoZ) commissioned Ecofys and CE Delft to carry out a study that addresses the key discussion items in the societal and political debate. While proponents of offshore wind […]

  • 15 March 2011

      Yemen LNG has released the Environmental and Social Monitoring Report for the fourth quarter of 2010. Produced by the Yemen LNG Lender Compliance Task Force, the report summarizes the health, safety, social and environment aspects of the Yemen LNG project Construction and Operations phase activities undertaken during the fourth quarter reporting period of 2010 […]

  • 7 July 2010

    Through two agreements signed yesterday, Oman LNG is set to support development centres in Khasab, as part a growing body of social developm… [mappress] Source: omanobserver, July 7, 2010;

  • 26 September 2016
    Human Capital

    Maersk Training in Newcastle has been allocated funding by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for its courses which introduce and qualify young people to work in the wind energy sector. The aim of the funding is to deliver education and training services to support young people who are 15-24, who are not in education, […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Human Capital

    Maersk Training in Newcastle has been allocated funding by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for its courses which introduce and qualify young people to work in the wind energy sector. The aim of the funding is to deliver education and training services to support young people who are 15-24, who are not in education, […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    New research by Leeds Metropolitan University reveals that the cruise industry isn’t going far enough in their corporate social responsibility towards the environment, society and the destinations they visit. The study, published this month in the journal Tourism Management, analyses the industry’s lack of corporate social disclosure and ranks companies through analysis of their corporate […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Italian oil major Eni and its CEO Claudio Descalzi have been awarded by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) with the Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2015. According to the press release from Eni, the award is assigned to companies and individuals for their contribution to sustainable development in their operational field and in corporate social responsibility. […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A mutually acceptable solution has been achieved over a balance of interests and a new social plan amid constructive negotiations between the management and the union of Cuxhaven Steel Construction CSC. The operational tasks of the CSC for the BARD Offshore 1 will be completed by 31 October 2012. The BARD group is still in […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alang-based yard Leela Ship Recycling has become the first ship recycling facility in South Asia to receive the Social Accountability certification, as per SA8000 standards. “Being the first ship recycling yard in South Asia to obtain a Social Accountability certification, clearly demonstrates our hard work and dedication to improving worker Health and Safety standards at […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Greenlandic regulations require that companies conduct a Social Impact Assessment before undertaking exploration drilling activities. A key part of this assessment is a Social Baseline Study, which provides descriptions of existing social conditions, development trends and development goals in the communities potentially affected by exploration drilling in the area. Four oil and gas companies are […]

  • 27 September 2018

    Across the globe and across industries, companies increasingly face public scrutiny of their business activities.