Also at the Davos World Economic Forum: Labour’s Demands

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) put forward its 5 principles for world economic recovery: Job creation, Social protection, sustainable demand and decent work, Financial regulation, Fair and progressive taxation, and Climate action. Its climate change goals include reducing emissions of industrialised countries by 25-40% by 2020, implementing a green climate fund, and ensuring a just transition for workers and communities.

 

LINKS:

Global 100 press release, January 25, 2012 is at the Corporate Knights website at: http://www.corporateknights.ca/sites/default/files/Global100Release_Final_Jan25%281%29.pdf

For details on the research and methodology of the rankings, as well as current and past lists of companies, go to: http://global100.org/index.php

 

Labour’s five demands for jobs, growth and equity is at:

http://www.ituc-csi.org/IMG/pdf/l20.pdf

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