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Perez Companc: Environmental Management Systems

Author: Pratt, Lawrence
Product Type: Cases
Source: World Resources Institute
Publication Year: 1998

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Perez Companc was the fourth-largest holding company, second-largest producer of petroleum, and third-largest producer of gas in Argentina. As a part of its corporate policy...

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Shell and the Niger Delta: In and out of Ogoni Land

Author: Ajai, Olawale
Product Type: Cases
Source: Lagos Business School
Publication Year: 2009

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A US federal judge has given leave for the hearing to begin in the Wiwa & 3 ors vs Shell case. The case against Shell in New York was brought by Ken Saro Wiwa's relatives for complicity in his detention, trial and hanging, as well as related human rights abuses in Ogoni land.

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BP and Biodiversity: Beyond Petroleum

Authors: Bariso, Alex; Burnett, Catherine; Collins, Geoff; Gupta, Maneesh; Dapper, Kay-Uwe; Garg, Amit
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC-Chapel Hill
Publication Year: 2004

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This paper reviews BP’s sustainability initiatives by focusing on the firm’s biodiversity preservation efforts in Alaska. The paper also analyzes the company’s internal corporate environment and its company-wide push towards sustainability and suggests that while BP is trying to address environmental challenges, many of its efforts appear to be incremental rather than truly forward thinking and progressively strategic.

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Pacific-Western Oil: The Semblian Plant

Author: Inkpen, Andrew C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Publication Year: 2000

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The objective in this case is to explore some of the complex ethical issues associated with international business, stakeholder values, and human rights. More specifically, how do firms reconcile doing business in countries with limited respect for human rights?

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Murky Waters? Corporate Reporting on Water Risk

A Benchmarking Study of 100 Companies

Author: Barton, Brooke
Product Type: Cases
Source: Ceres
Publication Year: 2010

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Despite growing water-scarcity risks in many parts of the world, the vast majority of leading companies in water-intensive industries have weak management and disclosure of water-related risks and opportunities, according to a first-ever report issued by the Ceres investor coalition, the financial services firm UBS and financial data provider Bloomberg.

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TXU Buyout Tied to Environmental Agreement

Author: Marston, Jim
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles; Web Sites
Source: EnvironmentalDefenseBlogs.org/Climate411
Publication Year: 2007

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Who would have thought that, almost a month to the day after the USCAP initiative was announced, coal-enamored TXU would come on board? But today's big news is victory in Texas, thanks to an unusual buyout agreement...

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In BP's Record, a History of Boldness and Costly Blunders

Author: Lyall, Sarah
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2010

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This article examines the warning signs associated with BP "taking too many risks and cutting corners in pursuit of growth and profit." All of which have arguably, lead to the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.

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Baker Hughes: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Authors: Tayan, Brian; Larcker, David F.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2010

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Baker Hughes was accused of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). This case describes the actions taken by the company in response to those accusations.

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Crisis in the Oil and Gas Industry

A skilled labor shortage threatens to stall the boom in investment and exploration

Authors: Parry, Peter; Davidson, Varya; Clark, Andrew
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Strategy + Business
Publication Year: 2006

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In the midst of one of the greatest periods of expansion in its history, the global oil and gas industry is facing a labor crisis, brought on by years of layoffs, that could jeopardize its future...

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Lobbyists hired to represent investor groups in $45B buyout

Author: Bogardus, Kevin
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: TheHill.com
Publication Year: 2007

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The largest private equity deal in history now has its official foothold in Washington. Almost a dozen lobbyists registered last week to represent the investor groups involved in the $45 billion buyout of Texas electric utility TXU Corp...

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