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1 June 2010

[PDF] Guide on How to Develop a Human Rights Policy

Author: United Nations Global Compact

A human rights policy can take many forms and has no uniform definition…Adopting a human rights policy is only a first step in a company’s human rights due diligence towards meeting its responsibility to respect human rights. But it sends a clear...

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28 April 2010

CORE Coalition report says UK-listed companies do not adequately report on their social & environmental impacts

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28 April 2010

FTSE100 Company Reports Reveal Inadequacy of Companies Act

Author: Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition

The Companies Act has failed to make enviroronmental and social reporting simpler and more effective according to a new report released today by the Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition...[O]f the FTSE100 company accounts reviewed, AstraZeneca,...

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28 April 2010

[PDF] The Reporting of Non-financial Information in Annual Reports by the FTSE100

Author: Adrian Henriques, Middlesex University, for the CORE Coalition

Shareholders, as stakeholders of the companies they own, are entitled to receive information which can help to determine the decisions they take over ownership and trading, voting and communication with companies. This is justified because the plans...

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18 March 2010

New collaboration aims to speed TB drugs to market [USA]

Author: Reuters

U.S. regulators, drug companies, philanthropists and advocates announced a new alliance on Thursday to speed tuberculosis drugs to market...The alliance...will test potential combinations of new TB drugs from different companies as they are being...

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25 January 2010

Haiti earthquake - company contributions to humanitarian aid, Jan 2010

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Following the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, companies announced the following contributions to humanitarian relief: [refers to donations by over 300 companies]

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14 January 2010

Haiti: US companies including Coca Cola, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, UPS, General Motors pledge humanitarian aid to earthquake victims

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13 January 2010

US Companies Rush to Haiti's Aid Following Quake

Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP

Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide...

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14 September 2009

USA: Report finds number of companies with top ratings for lesbian & gay policies increased 20% despite recession

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13 September 2009

[PDF] "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2010:A report card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America."

Author: Human Rights Campaign

305 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent this year, compared with 260 businesses in the previous year. This accounts for 58 businesses that reached 100 percent for the first time and 13 no longer on the list, for a net increase of 45...

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