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1 September 2002

Compendium of speeches, press releases and articles from the "Lekgotla: Business Day" - Johannesburg -1 Sep. 2002

Author: Business Action for Sustainable Development

[BASD (Business Action for Sustainable Development) hosted a high profile business day during the Johannesburg Summit that brought world business leaders together with NGOs, labor unions, government officials and others - to discuss initiatives and...

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28 August 2002

Big business and labour sign deal at the World Summit for Sustainable Development [South Africa]

Author: Lawrence Bedford, EyeforChem, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

The union-inspired South African declaration for achieving sustainable environmental conservation targets within realistic economic and production strategies is now set to go international. South African signatories include Sasol (synfuels and...

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23 August 2002

Big oil groups top league for 'greenwash'

Author: James Lamont, Financial Times

The big oil companies were some of the first multinationals to find themselves in the environmental "hall of shame" on Friday in the run up to next week's World Summit on Sustainable Development...Friends of the Earth singled out Shell, British...

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16 August 2002

Eskom: Corporate Powerhouse or Green Company?

Author: Brian Ashe, EarthLife Africa eThekwini

Eskom, Africa's largest electric company -- also a major coal and nuclear enterprise, will be South Africa's Corporate Environmentalism Exhibit #1 during the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development...In this article, EarthLife Africa looks...

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16 August 2002

NGO alleges Eskom's environmental record falls short of UN Global Compact

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3 April 2002

World summit firm gets more donors, needs more cash

Author: Reuters

Organisers of a world development summit to be held in Johannesburg later this year said yesterday it had secured more money from local firms but still lacked a third of funds needed to meet its budget...State-owned firms Eskom, the South African Post...

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5 September 2001

Companies Tell of Successful Transformation - Speakers from Sanlam and Eskom report progress towards promoting diversity and combating discrimination

Author: Business Day [Johannesburg]

[panel discussion - U.N. World Conference Against Racism]: The speakers were handpicked to describe how their companies and organisations have succeeded in the struggle for gender and race equality in the workplace. Their performances were polished if...

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31 August 2001

Panel Discussion in Durban about Discrimination is Everybody's business

Author: United Nations, prepared in advance of the World Conference Against Racism

Discrimination is Everybody's Business: From Discrimination to Diversity - A Corporate Led Initiative in the Framework of the UN Global Compact - The World Conference Against Racism...is the launching ground for this initiative...The six companies...

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1 January 2000

The business response to HIV/AIDS: impact and lessons learned

Author: Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum in collaboration with UNAIDS and Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS

[Section 5, "Profiles of business activities in response to HIV/AIDS", includes profiles of American International Assurance, Thailand; The Body Shop, Japan; Warsaw Marriott Hotel; Larsen & Toubro, India; Volkswagen do Brasil; Molson Breweries,...

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