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23 August 2011

Adidas Chemical Coalition ‘to Respond to Greenpeace Claims'

Author: Environmental Leader

Adidas is in talks with competitors, including Nike and Puma, to develop a response to Greenpeace’s intensifying campaign on chemicals in the supply chain, Business Green reports. Speaking to BusinessGreen, an Adidas spokeswoman told the website that...

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14 July 2011

Nike faces new worker abuse claims [Indonesia]

Author: Niniek Karmini & Stephen Wright, Associated Press

Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dogs and pigs. Nike…acknowledges that such abuse has occurred…but says there was little it could do to stop it…Nike says nearly two...

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5 December 2008

[Company responses & non-responses to "Chain store reaction project”]

Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE

[The Chain store reaction project is an open letter asking companies to investigate labour abuses in their production chains. Webpage indicates how many emails sent to each company, and which are responding]. [refers to American Apparel, Audi, A...

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1 November 2008

Just Good Business: The Strategic Guide to Aligning Corporate Responsibility and Brand

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1 November 2008

[PDF] Just Good Business: The Strategic Guide to Aligning Corporate Responsibility and Brand

Author: Kellie A. McElhaney, Center for Responsible Business - UC Berkeley

[refers to Nike, General Electric, Wal-Mart, American Express , Converse, Gap, Emporio Armani, Motorola, Apple, Hallmark Cards, Dell, Microsoft]

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29 November 2007

(PRODUCT)RED Hits US$ 50 Million Contribution Milestone

Author: UN Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced that contributions from (PRODUCT)RED partners have reached over $50 million... This cumulative total...outstrips by far all previous private sector contributions to the Global...

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29 November 2007

Private Sector Engagement in HIV/AIDS: What will it take?

Author: B-Span [World Bank]

Fighting the worldwide epidemic of HIV/AIDS requires partnerships among all sectors of society...As part of the events leading up to World AIDS Day 2007, the World Bank hosted the event “Private Sector Leadership: What Will it Take?” on November 29,...

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1 December 2006

How employers can help battle Aids (So. Africa)

Author: Lynley Donnelly , Mail & Guardian So. Africa

…[L]arge corporations with the financial resources to implement HIV/Aids workplace programmes are making inroads…First National Bank (FNB), [has a] programme… aimed at educating, training, testing & encouraging people to access treatment…Mining...

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16 October 2006

Apple Computer Begins Selling iPod Under Product RED Label

Author: Kaiser Network Daily Reports [USA]

Apple Computer on Friday began selling a red-colored iPod Nano and $25 iTunes gift cards under the label of Product RED -- a project created by Irish musician Bono and Bobby Shriver that aims to raise money for the Global Fund To Fight AIDS,...

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12 October 2006

"Product Red" to launch in USA - American Express, Converse/Nike, Giorgio Armani, Gap, Motorola join with Bono to raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS

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