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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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23 May 2005

Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Author: Greenpeace

Because our mobile phones, computers and other electronic products are made using toxic ingredients, workers at production sites are at risk of exposure and the products cannot be recycled safely when they are discarded. Many are routinely, and often...

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1 May 2005

Greenpeace says hi-tech products made by HP & others use toxic flame retardants, calls on companies to commit to reducing e-waste from their products

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30 March 2005

Partnerships that profit the poor

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

...the United Nations Development Programme...is brokering partnerships between companies and non-governmental organisations or local government bodies...the UNDP hopes that, through alliances such as this [project involving ABB & World Wildlife...

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1 February 2005

[PDF] International Companies and Post-Conflict Reconstruction - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons

Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group

In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative...

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