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Ciba Specialty Chemicals

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12 September 2001

Novartis, Ciba to clean up New Jersey Superfund site

Author: Reuters

Swiss drug and chemical companies Novartis AG and Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. have agreed to a $90 million cleanup at a New Jersey Superfund site, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week.

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23 February 2004

U.N. Releases New Guidelines on Corporate Environmental Accounting

Author: GreenBiz.com

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Environment (UNCTAD) has released new guidelines on eco-efficiency indicators that link the environmental performance of corporations to their financial performance. The guidelines have now been adopted by...

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28 February 2005
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Author: Greenpeace Suisse

Contrairement aux affirmations répétées de Novartis, Ciba [Ciba Specialty Chemicals] et Syngenta, les déchets chimiques à ciel ouvert près du lieu dit Le Letten [France] sont hautement toxiques et représentent un danger immédiat pour l'homme, les...

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3 March 2005

Ciba website: "Environment, Health and Safety"

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15 April 2005

Toothpaste cancer alert

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Article
19 April 2005

Professor says study not meant to alarm

Author: Jeff Sturgeon, Roanoke Times [USA]

...Virginia Tech's Peter Vikesland found that the chlorine in tap water and the antibacterial agent found in some hand and dish soaps and other products can react to create chloroform, a probable carcinogen. He did not say or intend for anyone to...

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19 April 2005

Triclosan Information

Author: Ciba Specialty Chemicals

Triclosan safely and effectively slows or stops the growth of bacteria...it shouldn’t be used mindlessly and without a justified reason...Ciba supports the use of Triclosan only if there is a benefit to human beings...An extensive database and the use...

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13 May 2005

Syngenta denies factory cancer allegations [Switzerland]

Author: Swissinfo

Agrochemicals firm Syngenta has denied that employees of a Swiss factory it took over in the late 1990s suffer from cancer induced by an insecticide...The director of the Syngenta factory in Monthey says the company has been on the case since it took...

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4 January 2006

"Public Eye Awards": Over 20 companies nominated for "irresponsible corporate behaviour" in areas of human & labour rights, environment, taxes

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4 January 2006

Public Eye Awards 2006 - Nominations

Author: Berne Declaration

Award Category "Social Rights" (Human and Labor Rights): Coca Cola; Delta & Pine Land; FILA [part of Sports Brands Intl.]; GAP; Nestlé; Walt Disney. Award Category "Environment": Alcoa; Bayer; Chevron; Coca-Cola, Dalhoff Larsen & Horneman;...

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