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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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28 December 2004

The Food Chain - Survival of the Biggest - Supermarket Giants Crush Central American Farmers

Author: Celia W. Dugger, New York Times

Across Latin America, supermarket chains partly or wholly owned by global corporate goliaths like Ahold, Wal-Mart and Carrefour...have...begun to transform food growing...their sudden appearance has brought unanticipated and daunting challenges to...

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22 November 2004

Wal-Mart Will Allow Unions in China

Author: Reuters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, gave ground to Chinese pressure Tuesday and said it would allow its workers to set up a trade union. [also refers to Metro, Carrefour, Tesco]

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1 November 2004

2004 survey of corporate non-financial reporting, by SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's (highest scoring companies: Co-operative Financial Services, Novo Nordisk, BP)

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1 November 2004

[PDF] full report: "Risk & Opportunity - Best Practice in Non-Financial Reporting"

Author: SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's

[Top 50 companies (highest scoring first): Co-operative Financial Services (part of Co-operative Group), Novo Nordisk, BP, British American Tobacco, BT Group, British Airports Authority (BAA), Rabobank, Rio Tinto, Shell, HP, Unilever, Anglo American,...

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22 October 2004
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Author: Michel Delberghe et Sylvia Zappi, Le Monde

De PPR [Pinault-Printemps-Redoute] à IBM en passant par PSA [Peugeot-Citroën], Carrefour, Schneider, La Poste, Dexia, Pernod Ricard, Total, SNCF, RATP, Accor, Sodexho ou Ikea, 35 groupes se sont engagés à respecter en France une "charte de la diversité...

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1 October 2004

[PDF] full report: "The Political Economy of Corporate Responsibility in Brazil - Social and Environmental Dimensions"

Author: Paola Cappellin, Gian Mario Giuliani, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

[refers to Shell, Natura, Electrolux, Ford, Carrefour, Levi Strauss, Cosmotec Especialidades Cosméticas, AFL do Brasil, De Nadai Alimentação, Teka (Tecelagem Kuehnrich), Ceramarte, Belgo Minera (part of Arcelor), Banco do Brasil, Petrobras, Souza Cruz...

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30 September 2004

Apple Added, Time Warner and Petro-Canada Deleted from FTSE4Good Index Series

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Failure to meet the human rights criteria [of the FTSE4Good Index Series] prompted the ejection of Petro-Canada and Time Warner, while non-compliance with environmental criteria led to the ousting of 17 companies, including Benetton and Mothercare......

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9 August 2004
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Author: Humberto Márquez, Tierramérica

La extraordinaria riqueza biológica de los países andinos comienza a dar réditos a quienes extraen de ella productos muy demandados por el mercado internacional...Carrefour dará entrada preferencial a las exportaciones de mil 316 pequeños agricultores...

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5 July 2004

UNI backs efforts to put teeth into Global Compact - Unions urged to press multinationals for global framework agreements

Author: Union Network International

The key issue for global union federations like UNI is that of ensuring that Compact commitments by companies...become realities...UNI affiliates are also being urged to press the major multinationals they deal with to sign global framework agreements...

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