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14 December 2013

Despite boycott, Pick n Pay to donate profits to charity in honour of Mandela [S. Africa]

Author: Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

Pick n Pay will donate all profits from its sales on Sunday to charitable causes in honour of former president Nelson Mandela, the retailer said. "This initiative is a very positive one, and both pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and will benefit those...

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23 October 2007

Solidarity Peace Trust says So. African companies "cashing in" on Zimbabwe crisis - some have economic muscle to influence regional mediation efforts

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23 October 2007

[PDF] "A Difficult Dialogue: Zimbabwe-South Africa economic relations Since 2000"

Author: Solidarity Peace Trust [So. Africa]

[refers to Metallon Gold, Stanbic, Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe, African Cables, SABMiller, Edcon, Edgars, Anglo American, Hippo Valley Sugar, Nampak, Hunyani, Truworths, Murray & Roberts]

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21 October 2007

Mr Price blocks Myanmar clothing imports [So. Africa]

Author: Wiseman Khuzwayo, Business Report [So. Africa]

Mr Price Group...will no longer source garments from Myanmar, where the recent outcry over human rights violations by that country's military regime has led to calls for sanctions. Mr Price had earlier justified its importation from Myanmar by saying...

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24 June 2004

New UNEP report warns of threat to stock markets if social and environmental questions ignored

Author: UN Environment Programme

[C]ompanies will see their share price suffer in the long term unless proper attention is paid to environmental and social issues, warns a group of the world’s most powerful financial institutions. In a new report with the United Nations Environment...

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