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1 August 2011

[video] Episode 3

Author: Chris Atkins, Amnesty International

In this special episode of Amnesty TV, film maker Chris Atkins blows the lid on UK Banks’ investment in cluster bombs...Despite the UK being signed up to an international treaty banning cluster bombs, last year alone the Royal Bank of Scotland...

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22 March 2011

2011 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Author: Ethisphere

The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action. WME honorees demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within...

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18 March 2011

Ethisphere Institute publishes list of "World's Most Ethical Companies" 2011

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15 March 2011

Supermarkets join health initiative [UK]

Author: Press Association

Seven supermarket giants have joined the Government's controversial responsibility deal, which is aimed at improving public health while avoiding regulation. Asda, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco, The Co-operative and Waitrose have...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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7 June 2010

Millennium development goals: Profit has a place at the base of the pyramid

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

The death in April of C.K. Prahalad, the academic who identified the “fortune at the bottom of the pyramid”, was a loss to many – and particularly those who believe business has a role in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...However, Mr...

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4 June 2010

2010 FT Sustainable Banking Awards: Winners Announced

Author: International Finance Corporation

The Financial Times and IFC…have announced the winners of the 2010 FT Sustainable Banking Awards, with Co-Operative Financial Services [part of Co-operative Group]…named as Sustainable Bank of the Year…[T]he awards recognize banks and other financial...

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31 May 2010

Co-op turns down £100m of 'unethical' business

Author: Manchester Evening News [UK]

The Co-operative Bank [part of Co-Operative Group] turned down almost £100m of business last year for ethical and environmental reasons. Its annual ethical audit published today reveals the bank rejected 20 finance opportunities because they...

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15 April 2010

BP brushes off investor revolts on tar sands, pay

Author: Tom Bergin, Reuters

Oil major BP on Thursday easily beat off challenges to a Canadian oil sands project and to its executive pay policy…94 percent of shareholders who voted in advance of the annual meeting rejected a call to review its Sunrise project to squeeze crude...

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1 April 2010
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Author: Consumers International

Les principaux supermarchés...[en Europe] ont fait l'objet d'une enquête sur leur politique en matière de conditions de travail et de relations commerciales au niveau des chaînes d'approvisionnement dans les pays en développement… L’étude en conclut...

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