Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in USA
...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: 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...
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...
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.)
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
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...
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,...