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Author: Environmental Justice Foundation
An estimated three million reported cases of pesticide associated acute poisoning occur annually, resulting in 220,000 deaths. 99% of these occur in the developing world...[page 21 of report lists recommendations to the Agrochemical Industry,...
Author: EIRO online
Eni, the Italian-based energy company, became the latest multinational to conclude a global agreement on corporate social responsibility and industrial relations. The accord, signed by Italian and international trade union organisations, lays down a...
- Related companies: Eni
The European Union said this week it was taking eight of its 15 member states to court for failing to comply with rules on waste and had cautioned two others whose environmental laws were not up to scratch. [charges against Italy, Greece, Britain,...
Author: International Chamber of Commerce
Car-maker Fiat has teamed up with the Italian Ministry for the Environment and the country's oil industry association Unione Petrolfera in a new drive to promote low-emission methane-powered vehicles and reduce air pollution in Italy's cities.
- Related companies: Fiat
Author: Amnesty International
"The failure of governments from seven of the Group of Eight (G8) largest economies - the USA, the Russian Federation, France, the United Kingdom (UK), Germany, Italy and Canada - to regulate arms transfers is contributing to grave human rights abuses...
Author: El Tiempo [Colombia]
Los manifestantes se reunieron en Roma en frente de la sede central del Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (BNL), para evitar que financie la obra.
- Related companies: Banca Nazionale del Lavoro
Exposing the global crisis in last ancient forests Greenpeace blocks cargo of African timber in Italy
SEFAC (Société d'Exploitations Forestières et Agricoles du Cameroun), which is among the companies logging in Cameroon, is the subsidiary of the Italian company Vasto Legno. SEFAC is guilty of major violations of local forestry legislation and...
Author: Dagens Arbete
Italy's three national metalworkers' unions...signed a code of conduct with Merloni Elettrodomestici S.p.A. on December 17, 2001. Merloni Elettrodomestici...has undertaken to comply with and promote the fundamental principles and rights at work...
- Related companies: Merloni Elettrodomestici