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20 September 2006

California sues carmakers over global warming

Author: Michael Kahn, Reuters

California sued six of the world's largest automakers [Chrysler (part of DaimlerChrysler), Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Toyota] over global warming on Wednesday, charging that greenhouse gases from their vehicles have caused billions of...

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20 September 2006

California sues DaimlerChrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan, Toyota over global warming

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21 September 2006
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Author: BBC Mundo

El estado de California en Estados Unidos demandó a seis de las más grandes empresas fabricantes de vehículos del mundo [Ford, General Motors, Honda, Chrysler (parte de DaimlerChrysler), Nissan y Toyota] por la emisión de gases que generan el efecto...

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22 September 2006
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Author: Philippe Grangereau, Libération [France]

Le procureur général de l'Etat porte plainte contre six constructeurs [Chrysler (filiale de DaimlerChrysler), General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Nissan] pour leur contribution au réchauffement climatique... «Toute tentative de réduire les émissions...

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25 September 2006

UN fears decline in non-financial reporting

Author: Hugh Williamson, Financial Times

...An internal United Nations-commissioned study, obtained by the Financial Times, argues that moves by companies to report on their labour standards and environmental footprints will remain a "niche practice" limited to trans-national companies based...

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2 October 2006

When Socially Responsible Mutual Fund and Institutional Investors Speak, Corporate America Listens

Author: Social Investment Forum

Political Contributions. [refers to proposals & shareholder resolutions brought (some withdrawn after the company took positive steps) with: Amgen; Abbott Laboratories; AT&T; Bellsouth; Chevron; ExxonMobil; IBM; Monsanto; Pfizer; Target; Chubb...

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23 October 2006

Union hails car companies' HIV/Aids programmes [So. Africa]

Author: Nwabisa Nofemele, Herald [So. Africa]

Automotive giants in the Eastern Cape have a received a thumbs-up from the National Union of Metalworkers of SA [So. Africa] for their effective HIV/Aids wellness programmes. However, at a strategy workshop hosted by the SA Business Coalition against...

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27 October 2006

Supreme Court tackles global warming - Corporate America is split on whether the EPA should regulate carbon dioxide

Author: Marc Gunther, Fortune

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to take up the issue of climate change, some unusual alliances are forming - and corporate America finds itself on both sides of the debate... Supporting federal regulation are the attorneys general of 13 states,...

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27 October 2006

US Supreme Court to hear states' arguments that federal govt. must regulate carbon emissions - auto makers opposed

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3 November 2006

Brazil & Peru: Detailed Bloomberg report links slave labour in iron, timber & gold industries to companies such as Andersen, Deere, Ford, GM, Honda, Johnson Matthey, Kohler, Nissan, Nucor, ThyssenKrupp, Toyota, Whirlpool - with companies' responses

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