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22 July 2001

BP: a friend of the earth? [regarding FTSE4GOOD]

Author: Jill Insley, Observer [UK]

Jill Insley explains how the oil giant became a 'socially sound' investment: A fund holding shares in oil and pharmaceutical companies is unlikely to meet most people's definition of an environmentally or socially sound investment. So it's not...

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12 March 2003

Results of first Corporate Responsibility Index published [UK]

Author: Business in the Community

Business in the Community has released the results of its first annual Corporate Responsibility Index today. The index publicly benchmarks the responsible business practice of top companies in the UK...Companies in the top quintile are: 3M;...

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14 March 2003

The launch of the UK Corporate Responsibility Index

Author: Toby Kent, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

Toby Kent reports from the launch of the BitC [Business in the Community] Corporate Responsibility Index, highlighting its main components and the major issues it raises.

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4 April 2003

Company Policies for EEO [Equal Employment Opportunities] in Chemicals and Chemical Products Manufacturing

Author: International Labour Organization

[Bridgestone Australia, DuPont, Glaxo Wellcome, Helene Curtis, Merck, Zeneca]

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23 May 2003

Mary Robinson launches Swedish initiative for Corporate Diversity and Anti-Discrimination work

Author: Ethical Globalization Initiative

Participating companies in the Plural initiative: Amica, Apoteket, AstraZeneca, Hewlett-Packard, IKEA, ISS, Mercuri Urval, Public Dental Service in Stockholm, Rica City Hotels, Swedish Post Office, Swedish Television, Swedbank, TeliaSonera Sverige, V...

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1 September 2003

[PDF] "Sustainability, Responsibility & Ethics in the Pharmaceutical Industry - An Agenda for Change"

Author: Henderson Global Investors

[PDF] Triggers for this shift include high profile campaigns over access to medicines in the developing world, serious violations of marketing and competition law, growing concerns from the medical profession over the role of 'big pharma' in medical...

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25 February 2004

[PDF] AstraZeneca - Delivering our values - Corporate Responsibility Summary Report 2003

Author: AstraZeneca

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Article
1 March 2004

Non-profit groups hunt for cures

Author: Geoff Dyer, Financial Times

Diseases that affect only the poor do not provide big profits, which means the pharmaceuticals industry concentrates on the rich-country ailments...The industry has responded with its own initiatives. GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca have opened new...

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1 June 2004

[PDF] Henderson Global Investors SRI Annual Report 2004

Author: Henderson Global Investors

[PDF] [refers to Safeways, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, AstraZeneca, Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi Sythélabo, Alliance & Leicester, Barclays, Dexia, HSBC, Lloyds TSB, Royal Bank of Scotland, SanPaolo IMI, Standard...

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1 October 2004

[PDF] Sector profile of the pharmaceutical industry

Author: Francis Weyzig, SOMO (Centre for research on Multinational Corporations)

[Report provides overview of pharmaceutical sector, examines issues such as: Access to medicines; clinical trials; drug safety; drug promotion & advertising; indigenous knowledge; workplace health, safety, environment; employment conditions.] ...

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