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[PDF] full report: "Business for Development - Business solutions in support of the Millennium Development Goals"
Author: World Business Council for Sustainable Development
[includes case studies on Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Holcim, GrupoNueva, EDF, Philips, Vodafone, SC Johnson, Rio Tinto, BP, Eskom, Rabobank, ConocoPhillips]
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- Related companies: BP ConocoPhillips EDF Eskom Grupo Nueva Holcim (part of LafargeHolcim) Procter & Gamble Rabobank Rio Tinto Royal Philips Electronics SC Johnson Unilever Vodafone
Author: Jean-Christophe Peuch, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
BP leads the international consortium... Other consortium members include Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company [State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR)]; Turkish Petroleum; Unocal [part of Chevron], ConocoPhillips, and Amerada Hess of the United States;...
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Author: Amnesty International
[refers to Chevron, Shell, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) (joint venture Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, ENI, ConocoPhillips)]
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- Related companies: Chevron ConocoPhillips Eni Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) (joint venture Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Eni, ConocoPhillips) Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Shell
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
The table below lists a range of human rights issues for business. For each issue, it provides an example of a positive company initiative and an example of an alleged abuse....
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- Related companies: Abbott Laboratories adidas Aker Kvaerner Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan) Anvil Mining (part of China Minmetals) Archer Daniels Midland Ballarpur Industries Limited Barratts Shoes Bayer Body Shop (part of Natura) BP Bristol-Myers Squibb CACI Cargill Carrefour Casino Caterpillar Cemex Children's Place Cisco Systems Coca-Cola ConocoPhillips Cotton Group De Beers (part of Anglo American) Dell Deutsche Bank Doe Run (part of Renco) DuPont EDF Equinor (formerly Statoil) Eskom ExxonMobil Fluor Gap Gilead Sciences Glamis Gold (part of Goldcorp) GlaxoSmithKline Grupo Nueva H&M Hess Corporation Holcim (part of LafargeHolcim) HP (Hewlett-Packard) HSBC IBM IKEA Inditex ING Intel J.C. Penney Kader Levi Strauss MAC Cosmetics (part of Estée Lauder) Marathon Oil Mattel Merck Merrill Lynch (part of Bank of America) Microsoft Morgan Stanley Nestlé New Wave Group Newman's Own Nike Pentland Group Procter & Gamble Rabobank Reebok (part of adidas) Riggs Bank (now part of PNC Financial Services) Rio Tinto Roche Royal Philips Electronics SC Johnson Sears Sony Starbucks Stella International [Taiwan] Tata Iron and Steel (TISCO) (part of Tata Group) Texaco (part of Chevron) Thames Water (part of RWE) Titan (now L-3 Titan) UBS Unilever United Airlines (part of United Continental) Virgin Blue (part of Virgin Group) Vodafone Volkswagen Walmart Walt Disney Yahoo! (part of Verizon)
Author: Amnesty International
...[Discrimination] continues to be one of the most serious obstacles to the return of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). This report focuses on the continuing discrimination against workers from ethnic minorities, including in equal...
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- Related companies: Aluminij ConocoPhillips DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Fiat (part of Fiat Chrysler) Glencore Mittal Steel (part of Arcelor Mittal) Norsk Hydro Vitinka
Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres
This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...
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- Related companies: ABB Abitibi-Consolidated AES Air France KLM Air Products Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan) Alcoa Altria American Electric Power Anadarko (now part of Occidental Petroleum) Anglo American Apache Arch Coal Archer Daniels Midland BASF Bayer BHP Billiton BMW BP Bunge Burlington Resources (part of ConocoPhillips) Calpine Chevron Cinergy (now Duke Energy) ConAgra ConocoPhillips Consol Energy Constellation Energy DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Devon Energy Dominion Resources Dow Chemical DTE Energy Duke Energy DuPont Edison International El Paso Energy Entergy Exelon ExxonMobil FedEx FirstEnergy Ford Foundation Coal FPL Group General Electric General Mills General Motors Georgia-Pacific (part of Koch Industries) Goldman Sachs Hess Corporation Hitachi Honda ICI International Paper John Deere JPMorgan Chase Marathon Oil MeadWestvaco Mitsubishi Group Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Mittal Steel (part of Arcelor Mittal) Monsanto (part of Bayer) Murphy Oil Nestlé Newmont Goldcorp Nippon Steel Nissan Nucor Occidental Petroleum Peabody Energy PepsiCo PG&E Phelps Dodge (part of Freeport-McMoRan) PPG Praxair Progress Energy (part of Duke Energy) Rio Tinto Rohm & Haas (part of Dow Chemical) Sempra Energy Shell Siemens Southern Company Southwest Airlines Sunoco (part of Energy Transfer Partners) Tesoro Total Toyota TXU Unilever United Airlines (part of United Continental) United States Steel United Technologies UPS Valero Energy Volkswagen Weyerhaeuser Williams Companies Xcel Energy
"Las 100 contaminantes" es el documento presentado recientemente por el Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) que muestra...cuáles son las corporaciones que más contaminan el aire en los Estados Unidos...La "lista negra" la encabezan E.I. DuPont...
Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In May 2006, the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (USA) issued an updated version of its "Toxic 100" list of the "top corporate air polluters" in the USA. The Business & Human Rights Resource...
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- Related companies: Alcoa Archer Daniels Midland ConocoPhillips DuPont Eastman Kodak ExxonMobil Ford General Electric Tyson United States Steel US Steel (see United States Steel)