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Credit Suisse

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Headquarters in Switzerland

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19 July 2011

[PDF] Credit Suisse comment on recent report by Berne Declaration

Author: Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse respectfully disagrees with the criticism leveled against us recently by the Swiss NGO Berne Declaration on the subject of human rights. Credit Suisse is committed to respecting human rights and strives for transparency about its strict...

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1 July 2011

Tax avoidance "as big an issue as sweatshops" says ActionAid at launch of report on how companies can commit to "Tax Responsibility"

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1 July 2011

[PDF] One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Credit Suisse, UBS and Human Rights

Author: Andreas Missbach, Fabian Jucker, Berne Declaration

Based on the work of John Ruggie, UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, and an analysis of financing in high-risk areas, we examined the dealings of both major Swiss banks regarding this important subject. We came to the...

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1 July 2011

[PDF] Tax responsibility: The business case for making tax a corporate responsibility issue

Author: ActionAid, FairFood, FairPensions

[A] growing number of businesses and investors are concluding that there is a business case for viewing tax planning through a CR lens. Drivers include the increase in public scrutiny of corporate tax avoidance, and a renewed effort to tackle tax...

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14 March 2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami - company contributions to humanitarian aid

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...

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1 February 2011

Better Safe than Sorry

Author: Susan Aaronson, Professor & Ian Higham, Research Assistant - Elliott School of Intl. Affairs, George Washington Univ in Policy Innovations

...Building on years of research and multi-stakeholder dialogue, [UN Special Representative on business & human rights John] Ruggie outlined a framework and Guiding Principles to help firms “operationalize” their human rights responsibilities.....

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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1 July 2010

New Governance Rules introduced for the Equator Principles

Author: EPFI Secretariat

The Equator Principles (EPs), the leading voluntary standard for managing social and environmental risk in project financing, will formally adopt new Governance Rules from 1 July 2010, the result of several years’ intensive work by the Equator...

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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 May 2010

[Credit Suisse response to Berne Declaration report & website on Credit Suisse, UBS & human rights

Author: Credit Suisse

...we regularly reassess the usefulness and added value of issue‐specific policies (such as a specific human rights policy) and may in the future consider developing such issue‐specific policies. Credit Suisse is strongly committed to the UN Universal...

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