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4 September 2001

Country's Top Undergarment Brand Vows No More Business in Burma

Author: Free Burma Coalition

Sara Lee joins Wal-Mart, Costco, Perry Ellis, Fila, Family Dollar in string of Burma cut-offs: Sara Lee, a top seller of intimate apparel in the United States with nearly $17.5 billion dollars in annual revenues and owner of Hanes, Hanes Her Way,...

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20 September 2001

Basket Case: Pottery Barn Backs Out of Burma

Author: Global Exchange

20th Company in 14 Months to Cut Business Ties Reveals Burma is "New South Africa" - Pottery Barn, a home furnishings store owned by San Francisco-based Williams Sonoma company has announced to the Free Burma Coalition (FBC) that the company has...

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24 October 2001

Crate & Barrel, Jos. A Bank, and Phillips-Van Heusen Announce Ban on Burma Buys

Author: Free Burma Coalition

Three major U.S. companies have implemented bans on buying and retailing products from Burma on account of rampant human rights abuses by the country's ruling military regime. Crate and Barrel, Jos. A Bank, and Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) informed the...

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7 January 2004

Concerned Costco Shareholders Target Land Development Tactics of Rapidly Expanding Discount Warehouse Chain

Author: Christian Brothers Investment Services [USA]

"Costco's controversial site procurement practice in Mexico has led to criticism from environmental groups, human rights organizations and even a United Nations human rights commission. Costco's practices also have attracted negative media coverage in...

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6 February 2004
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Author: Oxfam

[se refiere a Victoria's Secret, Cherokee, Sears, Kmart, Nien Hsing, Esquel, Li & Fung, Makalot, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Hennes & Mauritz, Zara (parte de Inditex), Induyco (parte de El Corte Inglés), Explorer, No...

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8 February 2004

Oxfam report - big brand retailers undermining labour rights of millions of women worldwide

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8 February 2004

[PDF] full report: "Trading Away Our Rights - Women Working In Global Supply Chains"

Author: Oxfam

[refers to Tesco, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Induyco (part of El Corte Inglés), Taco Bell (part of Yum!), Victoria's Secret, Zara (part of Inditex), Hennes & Mauritz, Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, Makalot, Li & Fung, Esquel, Nien...

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1 June 2004

AccountAbility & csrnetwork rate how well the world's 100 largest companies account for their impacts on society & environment

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1 June 2004

[PDF] Background media information [regarding "The Accountability Rating"]

Author: AccountAbility & csrnetwork

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go in demonstrating accountability to their stakeholders...The top 10 companies...were: BP, Suez, Royal Dutch/Shell Group (Shell), Unilever, Carrefour, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Motor, Hewlett...

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15 June 2004

Activists press TIAA for change; Want pension fund to drop Altria, Nike, Wal-Mart holdings [USA]

Author: Kathie O'Donnell, CBS MarketWatch

...Patti Lynn, campaign director for Infact, a corporate accountability organization, said it's "unacceptable" for the retirement system, which manages more than $300 billion, to invest in companies that engage in "irresponsible and dangerous"...

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