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1 January 2006

Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World - The 2006 List

Author: Corporate Knights & Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

[List: ABB, ABN Amro, Adidas Salomon, Aeon, Agilent Technologies, Alcan, Alcoa, Alliance Unichem, ARCELOR, Atlas Copco, Aviva, BAA (British Airports Authority), Bank Of America., BASF, Baxter International, Boots, BP, British Airways, British Land,...

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1 January 2006

Global poverty - is business the answer?

Author: Principal Voices

To [Harvard Business School professor] George C. Lodge [multinational companies are] the solution [to poverty] -- and the only one... His proposal would see the world's biggest multinational corporations, with the support of charities and the United...

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1 January 2006

Innovest & Corporate Knights name global 100 most sustainable companies

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1 November 2005

[PDF] Indian Attraction - Profitable multinationals as subsidy junkies – A study of incentives for foreign investment in India

Author: Patrik Oskarsson, for Finnwatch

India’s IT miracle is built on Software Technology Parks, a similar concept to the SEZ. About 85 per cent of software exports come from these parks, where concessions on taxes, land and infrastructure costs, as well as on labour rights, have been made...

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1 October 2005

Notable Communications on Progress

Author: UN Global Compact

The policy on Communication on Progress (COP), introduced in 2003, was designed to increase transparency around Global Compact companies and their actions in support of the ten principles. Companies are asked to communicate publicly on their progress...

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1 July 2005

Partnering for Poverty Reduction: The Growing Sustainable Business Initiative

Author: W. Day, S. Gandhi & J. Giersing, United Nations Development Programme

Inspired by the 2002 Global Compact Policy Dialogue on “Business and Sustainable Development”, UNDP developed the GSB [Growing Sustainable Business Initiative] to facilitate business-led enterprise solutions to poverty in advancement of the Millennium...

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1 July 2005

WWF, SustainAbility report on extent to which lobbying activities of S&P Global 100 companies are consistent with their social & environmental commitments

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1 July 2005

[PDF] full report: "Influencing Power - Reviewing the conduct and content of corporate lobbying" (free registration required)

Author: SustainAbility & WWF

[Companies with "systematic" approach: BASF, BP, Chevron, Dow, Ford, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard. Companies with "developing" approach: Altria, AstraZeneca, Diageo, Microsoft, Pfizer, Philips, Shell, Swiss Re, Time Warner, Total....

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7 June 2005

[DOC] Greenpeace statement in response to Hewlett-Packard

Author: Greenpeace

HP prides itself in its program “to ensure that each product is safe for people and the planet”. However, its pride is misplaced because its products contain hazardous chemicals and are therefore far from environmentally sound...Greenpeace has met...

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24 May 2005

Computer giant HP mute over toxin use

Author: China Daily

An investigation by conservation group Greenpeace has found computers made by IT giant Hewlett Packard (HP) and sold in Europe as well as in China contain dangerous levels of deadly toxins...in a reply e-mail to Greenpeace...HP said: "...HP has a...

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