Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Netherlands
Author: Myriam Vander Stichele, SOMO - Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations
...in November 2008 non-governmental organizations...published their report about residues of pesticides on grapes in supermarkets. In the Netherlands, Albert Heijn [part of Ahold] was identified as having sold grapes with more pesticides residues...
- Related stories: SOMO report: "Ahold - Overview of controversial business practices 2008"
- Related companies: Ahold Albert Heijn (part of Ahold)
Author: Karima Idrissi, Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Dutch supermarket chain Dirk van den Broek has been presented with the first Headscarf Award. According to the jury report the company has made the most effort to get the headscarf accepted in the workplace. Major Dutch companies like ABN Amro and...
[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America
Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]
Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...
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Author: Hal Weitzman, Financial Times
...Carlos Mario Roman...has sown coffee in the glade of a natural wood. He has also planted numerous fruit trees on his 20-hectare farm...Mr Roman's story is typical of the 8,500 farmers in Cocla, a local agricultural co-operative and Peru's top...
Author: David Bowen, website effectiveness consultant for Bowen Craggs & Co, in Financial Times
The web is even more important than newsreaders in the area of social responsibility. Whether a company is trying to provide data on waste, to explain how friendly it is to the community, or to lay out its policy on child labour, it cannot do so in...
Author: Amnesty Intl. Netherlands
In producing this series Amnesty International has collaborated and consulted with companies that participate in the section’s Round Table...The Members of the Round Table: ABN Amro, Ahold, Akzo Nobel, Boskalis Westminster, C&A, DSM, Heineken, ING...
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- Related companies: ABN Amro Ahold Akzo Nobel C&A DSM Heineken ING Rabobank Royal Boskalis Westminster Royal Numico Royal Philips Electronics Royal Vendex KBB Sara Lee Shell Unilever
Author: SOMO, ProFound & India Committee of the Netherlands
...there is an urgent need for improvement of labour, social, ecological and economic conditions throughout the tea sector in the global south...Current responsible business initiatives of mayor players on the Dutch tea market are analysed [in this...
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