Firms urged to pull out of Burma

Author: BBC News, Published on: 20 August 2003

Human rights activists [in UK] have added 11 large companies to their "dirty list" of firms doing business in Burma. In total the UK campaigners now name and shame 79 multinationals, demanding that they should pull out of Burma. [refers to P&O Cruises, advertising giant WPP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, AA Publishing, Deutsche Post which owns DHL, Hutchison Whampoa subsidiaries Superdrug and 3 Mobile, Gary Player Design, PanMacMillan, Noble Caledonia, Intrepid Travel, British American Tobacco]

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Related companies: 3 Mobile (part of Hutchison Whampoa) British American Tobacco DHL (part of Deutsche Post) EY (Ernst & Young) Hutchison Whampoa PricewaterhouseCoopers Superdrug (part of Hutchison Whampoa) WPP