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Dream for Darfur - Company responses

Olympic Dream for Darfur

Olympic Corporate Sponsor Darfur Report Card &
company responses

In November 2007, Olympic Dream for Darfur published a "Report Card" on the responses of Olympic corporate sponsors "to China’s support of the genocide in Darfur".  The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the 19 companies named in the Report Card to respond to the following items:

- Press release

- Report card (links to executive summary & full report)

- Reuters article: "Olympic sponsors faulted for inactivity on Darfur", Daniel Trotta, Reuters, 26 Nov 2007

The company responses we have received to date:

- adidas response [DOC]

- Anheuser-Busch response [DOC]

- Atos Origin response [DOC]

- BHP Billiton declined to respond

- Coca-Cola response [DOC]

- Eastman Kodak response [DOC]

- General Electric response [PDF]

- Johnson & Johnson response [DOC]

- Lenovo response [DOC]

- Manulife did not respond

- McDonald's response [DOC]

- Microsoft response [DOC]

- Panasonic response [DOC]

- Samsung response [DOC]

- Staples response [DOC]

- Swatch response [DOC]

- UPS did not respond

- Visa response [DOC]

- Volkswagen response [DOC]

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