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30 December 2004
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Author: Expansion.com

Numerosas empresas europeas se han volcado con los damnificados por el debastador terremoto que ha asolado el sureste asiático cobrandose la vida de más de 120.000 personas y han anunciado millionarias donanciones para los países afectados. [se refiere...

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1 January 2005

ActionAid report says food multinationals "threaten fight against poverty" (refers to Nestlé, Unilever, Monsanto, Parmalat, Cargill, Wal-Mart, others)

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1 January 2005

USA: Labour leaders protest safety award given to DuPont

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "Power hungry - six reasons to regulate global food corporations"

Author: ActionAid

[refers to BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, Chiquita, Dole, Archer Daniels Midland, Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Fyffes, ADM, Cargill, Zen Noh, Unilever, Nestlé, Tyson, Wal-Mart, Tesco, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Safeway (part of Morrisons),...

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22 February 2005

Canada Not Planning To Ban Popular Lawn Pesticide

Author: David Ljunggren, Reuters

Canada said on Monday it did not plan to restrict the use of the popular garden pesticide 2,4-D...manufactured by a number of major chemical companies such as Syngenta Crop Protection Canada Inc., Dow Agrosciences Canada Inc., Bayer Chemicals,...

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18 May 2005

Will 'Social Responsibility' Harm Business?: Are the capitalists abandoning capitalism? [PDF]

Author: Alan Murray, Wall Street Journal

...General Electric [releases] its first-ever "Citizenship Report," a 75-page bow to the bevy of nongovernmental organizations pushing for ever-more "corporate social responsibility."...GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt...has concluded that efforts to...

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27 June 2005

Cops of the global village

Author: Marc Gunther, Fortune

What we're seeing here are local standards that have worldwide impact...It can be frustrating (not to mention costly) to comply with tough European Union regs, but it's bad business for multinationals to make things that won't sell across the global...

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1 July 2005

WWF, SustainAbility report on extent to which lobbying activities of S&P Global 100 companies are consistent with their social & environmental commitments

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1 July 2005

[PDF] full report: "Influencing Power - Reviewing the conduct and content of corporate lobbying" (free registration required)

Author: SustainAbility & WWF

[Companies with "systematic" approach: BASF, BP, Chevron, Dow, Ford, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard. Companies with "developing" approach: Altria, AstraZeneca, Diageo, Microsoft, Pfizer, Philips, Shell, Swiss Re, Time Warner, Total....

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20 July 2005

New Study Examines Link Between Lobbying and Corporate Responsibility

Author: GreenBiz.com

The report, Influencing Power, [by WWF and SustainAbility] ranked the world's top 100 companies on the transparency of their lobbying activities and whether it demonstrates support for their public statements on corporate responsibility. [refers to...

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