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1 November 2007

[PDF] Investing for life - Meeting poor people’s needs for access to medicines through responsible business practices

Author: Oxfam

Access to medicines is fundamental for people to achieve their right to health. While governments have the primary responsibility for ensuring access to health care...the role of the pharmaceutical industry in providing a vital element – medicines –...

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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17 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2008"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...

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13 June 2007

Eight Companies Honored by Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC) For Fight Against Global Epidemic

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Eight leading businesses will receive awards tonight recognizing their outstanding contributions in the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria at the 6th Annual GBC Awards for Business Excellence...The HIV/AIDS winners include Chevron (workplace); Coca...

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1 June 2007

[PDF] Business engagement in humanitarian relief: key trends and policy implications

Author: Andrea Binder and Jan Martin Witte, Overseas Development Institute

This paper [explores] systematically the new roles companies are playing in humanitarian action. The paper is a product of a scoping exercise to assess the depth and nature of non-commercial and commercial business engagement in humanitarian relief;.....

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30 May 2007

Ethical reputations of top pharma firms revealed

Author: Kirsty Barnes,

The latest ethical reputations of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies have been revealed, with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) emerging as big pharma's Mother Theresa, according to a recently-released compilation by Geneva-based ethical-monitoring firm...

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22 February 2007

CSR: Pharmaceutical

Author: Globe and Mail [Canada]

[Results of Globe & Mail / Jantzi Research survey of pharmaceutical sector. Compares social & environmental performance of the following companies, listed from highest score to lowest: Sanofi Aventis, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, AstraZeneca,...

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1 December 2006

Pharma Companies Need to Keep Improving AIDS Response, Says ICCR and Nigerian Doctor

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds

In August 2006, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) produced the most thorough study of pharmaceutical company action on HIV/AIDS, documenting how the industry falls significantly short of best practice...The Business and Human...

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6 November 2006

[DOC] Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility: Statement regarding pharmaceutical company responses to its report “Benchmarking AIDS”

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

In reaction to our report "Benchmarking AIDS" many companies produced thoughtful responses for the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. Several responses included positive policy changes since the report was published. Many companies also...

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12 September 2006

Company responses to Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility report "Benchmarking AIDS"

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In August 2006, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility issued a report, "Benchmarking AIDS: Evaluating pharmaceutical company responses to the public health crisis in emerging markets"...The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...

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