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AstraZeneca

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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1 March 2008

[PDF] Taking The Temperature

Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]

In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...

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16 June 2008

European firms beat U.S. on drug access for poor

Author: Ben Hirschler, Reuters

European drugmakers are better than their U.S. counterparts in ensuring medicines reach people in poor countries, with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline Plc leading the field, according to an analysis on Monday. The ranking -- the first of its kind -- was...

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16 June 2008

Glaxo, Novo, Merck lead on access to medicines according to new ranking

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18 June 2008

2008 Index outcomes

Author: Access to Medicine Foundation

This web tool enables visitors to click and sort through the outcomes of the 2008 Access to Medicine Index. The tool presents ratings and rankings of the efforts of twenty of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to increase universal access to...

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31 July 2008

[PDF] Business and Poverty. Innovative strategies for Global CSR

Author: CODESPA, ICEP

...economic development is an essential aspect of the global fight against poverty. As corporations are the driving force of economic development, they are central players in achieving the [Millennium Development Goals] MDGs. In 2005, the European...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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15 January 2009

Testing gives India a shot in the arm

Author: Saritha Rai, Intl. Herald Tribune

Western drug makers are ramping up their outsourcing of clinical research to...[India]...[N]ongovernmental organizations have criticized drug tests as exploitative and have said that India's poor will see no benefit from them, because the new...

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24 March 2009

AstraZeneca Recognises World TB Day [broken link - kept for users' reference]

Author: AstraZeneca

...[S]ince 2002, AstraZeneca and the British Red Cross have worked in partnership to help vulnerable communities in Central Asia and sub Saharan Africa combat the threat of TB and the challenge of dual TB/HIV infection…By supporting the Red Cross and...

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