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25 October 2008

ANZ blasted for bankrolling 'dirty' mine

Author: Jewel Topsfield, Age [Australia]

The ANZ ignored warnings that a mine it financed in the Philippines had contaminated local waterways and crippled communities dependent on fishing for their livelihoods, a damning report claims... A spokeswoman for ANZ said the bank no longer had any...

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25 October 2008

ANZ puts profits over people in the Philippines

Author: Oxfam Australia

A report released today by international aid agency Oxfam shows that cyanide-laden spillages from a mine financed by ANZ in the Philippines has devastated communities dependent on fishing for their livelihoods. Oxfam Australia’s Mining Ombudsman...

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25 October 2008

The quiet avenger

Author: Jewel Topsfield, The Age [Australia]

...Oxfam Australia's mining ombudsman, Shanta Martin [said] "It's really not good enough that Australian companies don't respect human rights or uphold the highest environmental standards abroad as they would be required to do in Australia"...Oxfam...

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1 October 2008

Philippines: Oxfam says mine financed, then owned by ANZ Bank devastates local communities' livelihoods

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1 October 2008

[PDF] Mining Ombudsman case report: Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine

Author: Oxfam Australia

This case report outlines the social and environmental impacts caused by the operations of the Australian-owned Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine on Rapu Rapu island, the Philippines. It details the failure of two Australian companies — Lafayette Mining...

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1 July 2008

[PDF] Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor

Author: United Nations Development Programme

This report shows how entrepreneurs can serve the poor as clients and customers and can also include the poor as producers, employees and business owners. It gives many examples of firms that—by doing business with the poor—are generating profits,...

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1 July 2008
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Author: Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement

Ce rapport montre comment les entrepreneurs peuvent servir les populations pauvres en tant que clientes, mais aussi les intégrer en tant que producteurs, employés et chefs d’entreprise. Il donne des exemples de sociétés qui, en faisant affaire avec les...

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1 July 2008
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21 October 2007

Environmental, human rights recognition can improve investments

Author: Peter Hannam, The Age [Australia]

Calibrating investment decisions to take into account environmental and social concerns may actually deliver above-average returns, according to a year-long review of academic studies led by HSBC, Europe's biggest bank. The release of the HSBC study...

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23 April 2007

Business to the Rescue [Papua New Guinea]

Author: The National [Papua New Guinea]

…Eleven years after the medical miracle…[of] the…“cocktail” of [HIV/AIDS] medications, very few of our people have been able to access the drugs...Some individual business[es]…were quick to get involved in...The ANZ Bank was prominent, as was timber...

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