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Headquarters in South Africa

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28 August 2002

Big business and labour sign deal at the World Summit for Sustainable Development [South Africa]

Author: Lawrence Bedford, EyeforChem, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

The union-inspired South African declaration for achieving sustainable environmental conservation targets within realistic economic and production strategies is now set to go international. South African signatories include Sasol (synfuels and...

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13 May 2005

NABCOA commissions study to assess options and scenarios for HIV/AIDS risk cover [Namibia]

Author: Namibia Economist

Risks and related impacts that HIV/AIDS has on businesses, the direct economic impact the disease has on companies and the individual and on households, is what the Namibia Business Coalition on AIDS (NABCOA) addressed on Tuesday morning, 10 May. ...

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9 August 2005

S. African business slowly wakes up to AIDS challenge [South Africa]

Author: Reuters

Several big firms, such as Eskom, De Beers, the world's biggest diamond producer, and miner Anglo American have in the past few years stepped up efforts to test their workers for HIV, and treat infected staff -- in a bid to save their bottom lines.....

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13 June 2006

Firm responsibility for companies [So. Africa]

Author: Sanchia Temkin, Business Day [So. Africa]

Deloitte chairwoman Futhi Mtoba is a woman with a huge challenge on her hands. Recently appointed by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the board of the UN Global Compact on corporate citizenship, she believes the increase in...

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1 December 2006

How employers can help battle Aids (So. Africa)

Author: Lynley Donnelly , Mail & Guardian So. Africa

…[L]arge corporations with the financial resources to implement HIV/Aids workplace programmes are making inroads…First National Bank (FNB), [has a] programme… aimed at educating, training, testing & encouraging people to access treatment…Mining...

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16 August 2007

Alex Forbes move is racist - Manyi [So. Africa]

Author: Mzwandile Jacks, Sibongile Khumalo & Donwald Pressly, Business Report [So. Africa]

...[T]he Black Management Forum (BMF) yesterday lashed out at the appointment of Bruce Campbell as executive chairman at Alexander Forbes, to "oversee" chief executive Peter Moyo, as an example of "ingrained racism"...BMF president Jimmy Manyi said...

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5 September 2007

No good denying white bias in business [So. Africa]

Author: Steven Friedman, Institute for Democracy in So. Africa, in Business Day [So. Africa]

It was not all that long ago that a human resources consultant who specialises in placing job-hunting black executives went round to his clients asking them if they were ready to appoint a black person to a job that entailed real executive authority —...

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1 March 2008

"Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II": New publication by UN Global Compact & OHCHR

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1 March 2008

[PDF] full report: "Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II"

Author: UN Global Compact, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

[with case studies on: Westpac Australia and the Cape York indigenous partnership; ABB and Sudan; Reducing essential micronutrient malnutrition in developing countries: A BASF Partnership; Ipek Kagit: From philanthropy to development; A new era in...

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28 March 2008

New Publication: Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II

Author: Global Compact Office, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Global Compact Office and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights have announced the release of the second edition in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice series. The publication has been produced in the context of the...

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