Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in USA
Author: Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum in collaboration with UNAIDS and Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS
[Section 5, "Profiles of business activities in response to HIV/AIDS", includes profiles of American International Assurance, Thailand; The Body Shop, Japan; Warsaw Marriott Hotel; Larsen & Toubro, India; Volkswagen do Brasil; Molson Breweries,...
Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb Announce Major Price Reductions for Poorest Countries: Major Access Progress but Questions Remain
Author: John S. James, AIDS Treatment News
...Merck...announced it would sell Crixivan...in some poor countries for $600 per patient per year...Merck claims that it will not make a profit...Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced that it was making its drugs ddI and d4T available "in every...
Cheaper drugs for Africa: Manufacturer [Bristol-Myers Squibb] to relax its patent on two Aids remedies
Author: Andrew Clark and Julian Borger, Guardian [UK]
- Related companies: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Fighting Back in Botswana: Nearly 36 percent of adults in Botswana are believed to have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Author: NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS
Elizabeth Farnsworth reports on how Botswana's government is trying to tackle the crisis, in part three of a four-part series. "Diamonds from mines like this are crucial to Botswana's economy, and as more and more workers ended up sick, Debswana ...
- Related companies: Bristol-Myers Squibb Debswana (joint venture De Beers & Botswana Govt.)
Author: Ed Silverman, Star-Ledger [New Jersey]
Rather than suffer a bruising battle for its Cipro patent and risk more damage to its image, the German drug giant will sell the anthrax-fighting antibiotic to the [U.S.] federal government at a drastically reduced price -- 95 cents a tablet, about...
Author: Walden Asset Management
[includes shareholder resolutions on the following issues & companies: Climate Change - Exxon Mobil, ChevronTexaco and Occidental Petroleum; Mercury Pollution - J.C. Penney and HCA; Indigenous Peoples' Rights - Lehman Brothers; Sweatshop/Vendor...
...The Gates Foundation, partnerships with Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Harvard AIDS Institute all form "very strong" U.S. components of the southern African nation's Aids fight.
Author: Willliam Baue, SocialFunds.com
A German rating agency reports that many pharmaceutical companies are failing to follow the example of the sector’s leaders in solving environmental and social problems...The report analyzed the 22 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, based...
Author: Business for Social Responsibility
[refers to positive steps by Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, DaimerChrysler, De Beers]
Author: Irwin Arieff, Reuters
A coalition of governments, businesses and public interest groups launched last week a global campaign to encourage companies to issue public reports on their impact on society and the environment [Global Reporting Initiative]...The GRI guidelines are...