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7 March 2007

StEP - Solving the e-waste problem

Welcome to StEP – an initiative of various UN organizations with the overall aim to solve the e-waste problem. Together with prominent members from industry, governments, international organizations, NGOs and the science sector actively participating...

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7 March 2007

UN agencies, govt. bodies & 16 companies launch global "StEP" alliance to tackle e-waste (companies incl. Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Philips)

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1 March 2007

China: Global Labor Strategies report follows up on lobbying by intl. firms & US business groups on draft labour law

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1 March 2007

[PDF] Appendices to Undue Influence: Corporations Gain Ground in Battle over China’s New Labor Law

Author: Global Labor Strategies

- "Appendix A: Voices from China" [includes comments by Chinese citizens on draft law]......

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1 March 2007

[PDF] full report: "Undue Influence: Corporations Gain Ground in Battle over China's New Labor Law"

Author: Global Labor Strategies

Corporations operating in China are claiming success in pressuring the Chinese government to weaken or abandon significant pro-worker reforms it had proposed... Now both the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham) and the US-China Business...

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8 February 2007

[DOC] The Ruggie Report and a Corporate-Conduct Regime

Author: Bart Mongoven & Dan Kornfield, Stratfor

Harvard University professor John Ruggie, the U.N. special representative to the secretary-general on business and human rights, is expected to issue his final report to the U.N. Human Rights Council in March. His report will mark the culmination of...

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3 February 2007

Business and human rights – Corporate leaders group putting human rights in focus

Author: Lisa Roner, Ethical Corporation

In November, the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights, a business-led effort to develop a corporate approach to human rights, announced the additions of GE and Ericsson to its roster. Advisers to the group say its growing breadth and depth...

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29 January 2007

Beyond the Green Corporation

Author: Pete Engardio, BusinessWeek

A remarkable number of CEOs have begun to commit themselves to...sustainability goals..., even in profit-obsessed America.... [Sustainability is] about meeting humanity's needs without harming future generations. It was a favorite cause among economic...

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17 January 2007

[PDF] New report highlights core business risks facing Technology, Media and Telecoms companies

Author: F&C Asset Management

A new report from F&C Asset Management focuses on the core risks facing technology, media and telecoms (TMT) companies surrounding the issues of Access, Security and Privacy (ASP)...It highlights the conflicting pressures facing TMT companies from...

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9 January 2007
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Author: Stephen Leahy, IPS

Aun se venden en América Latina y otros países en desarrollo teléfonos celulares que contienen materiales peligrosos. Pero...[e]strictas regulaciones aprobadas en 2006 por la Unión Europea forzaron a las cinco principales empresas fabricantes de...

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