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12 August 2008

[DOC] Response to Firestone [Liberia]

Author: Save My Future Foundation

The Save My Future Foundation (SAMFU) would like to take this opportunity to clarify a statement by Firestone [part of Bridgestone-Firestone] in reference to our new report about their rubber plantation in Liberia titled “The Heavy Load.”... Beginning...

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15 August 2008

[DOC] Response of Bridgestone Firestone to Save My Future Foundation statement

Author: Tina Gaines, Bridgestone Firestone

We’d like your readers to know that Firestone has completed and is operating a new state-of-the-art, multimillion dollar water treatment facility that re-routes water from its factory through equalization and clarification tanks and into constructed...

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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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29 January 2009

Super Bowl Halftime Sponsor Bridgestone Firestone Continues to Exploit Workers in Liberia

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum

This Sunday, millions of sports fans...will watch this year’s National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl Halftime show sponsored by Bridgestone... Meanwhile, the halftime show’s title sponsor will continue its long history of exploitation of workers...

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1 March 2009

Revenue Watch report: "Getting a Better Deal from the Extractive Sector: Concessions Negotiation in Liberia, 2006-2008"

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1 March 2009

[PDF] full report: "Getting a Better Deal"

Author: Revenue Watch Institute

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2 March 2009

Getting a Better Deal from the Extractive Sector: Concessions Negotiation in Liberia, 2006-2008

Author: Revenue Watch

This comprehensive report...demonstrates the need for more equitable terms in natural resource contracts and the pivotal role that the contract process can play in economic recovery and development. In 2006...the government of Liberia conducted a...

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10 June 2009
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Author: Confédération syndicale internationale [Belgique]

En Afrique, en 2008, onze personnes ont payé de leur vie leur engagement syndical...plus d’un demi-millier d’hommes et de femmes ont été arrêtés, plus de 250 ont été blessés...[plusieurs] syndicalistes ont été torturés...Des dizaines de dirigeants et...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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