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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, Outsourcing-pharma.com

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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6 September 2006

Response by AstraZeneca: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility rates 15 pharmaceutical firms on HIV/AIDS, including AstraZeneca - finds none has comprehensive approach.

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