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1 April 2006

Greenpeace stages protests against KFC & Cargill for the deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon

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1 April 2006

[PDF] full report: "Eating up the Amazon"

Author: Greenpeace

Since...2003, nearly 70,000km2 of the Amazon rainforest has been destroyed....In 2004–05 around 1.2 million hectares of soya...was planted in the...rainforest. It is well documented that slave labour is used to clear forest for agriculture....Up to 75...

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1 March 2006

Ceres ranks 100 global companies on climate change strategies - BP, DuPont receive top scores, while Newmont, ExxonMobil, Sempra Energy & Nissan lag

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1 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection"

Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres

This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...

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1 December 2005

Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs launches handbook on corporate social responsibility -- includes chapters by Sir Geoffrey Chandler and about initiatives by Alcoa, Bertelsmann, Body Shop, BT, Calvert Group, Canon, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank,...

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1 December 2005

[DOC] Examples of companies’ impacts on a range of human rights issues

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The table below lists a range of human rights issues for business. For each issue, it provides an example of a positive company initiative and an example of an alleged abuse....

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31 October 2005

UN Ignores Own Standards in Investing $29 Billion Pension Fund

Author: Bill Varner, Bloomberg

The United Nations, which urges the world's companies to follow anti-pollution, labor rights and other standards of corporate responsibility, often ignores those aims when investing its own $29 billion employee pension fund. A copy of the world body's...

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30 October 2005
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Author: Florence Gerber, Déclaration de Berne

[Intervention lors de l'Atelier organisé par le CETIM et la Déclaration de Berne: "Normes internationales en matière de droits humains pour les entreprises", Forum de MultiWatch] Comment demander des comptes à une entreprise mutlinationale pour...

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28 September 2005
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Author: GRESEA (Groupe de recherche pour une stratégie économique alternative)

Le groupe de défense des droits du travail ILRF a introduit, au nom de trois enfants maliens, une action en justice contre Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland (25.000 employés, 250 usines) et Cargill (100.000 employés dans 59 pays)…pour avoir importé,...

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25 August 2005

Nestle faces negative publicity as child labour case is set for hearing

Author: Jennifer Whitehead, Brand Republic

Nestlé is facing a barrage of negative publicity as a US labour rights group takes the consumer goods giant to court [in USA], along with two other food manufacturers [Archer Daniels Midland & Cargill], alleging that [forced] child labour is used...

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