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1 January 2003

[PDF] Judging Corporate Accountability in the Global Economy

Author: Elliot J. Schrage, Adjunct Senior Fellow in Business and Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, in Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

Simply slamming the door on those seeking relief in U.S. courts is bad foreign policy, bad economic policy, and bad legal practice...An effective policy would harness the power of private litigation in U.S. courts as a vehicle for encouraging other...

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25 January 2003

Abuse of 18th Century Law Threatens U.S. Economic and Security Interests

Author: Daniel T. Griswold, Associate Director of Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute

...in the last two decades, critics of global capitalism have turned the law [Alien Tort Claims Act] against U.S. corporations doing business in countries whose governments have been accused of human rights and environmental abuses. [refers to...

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4 April 2003

GM debate

Author: Guardian [UK]

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4 April 2003

Green Power Market Development Group

a collaboration of 12 leading corporations (Alcoa, Cargill Dow, Delphi Automotive, Dow, DuPont, FedEx Kinko's, General Motors, IBM, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, Pitney Bowes, Staples) and the World Resources Institute "dedicated to building...

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4 April 2003
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Author: Stockholm International Water Institute

El Complejo Ramos Arizpe de GM México, reconocido por el uso eficiente del agua utilizada en una región en donde escasea este recurso

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19 May 2003

A Catalogue of Failures: G8 Arms Exports and Human Rights Violations

Author: Amnesty International

As this study shows, the governments of the G8 authorize unparalleled levels of arms and related assistance to the world's armed forces and law enforcement agencies, but often to those who persistently commit gross human rights violations - equipping...

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11 June 2003

Progress to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Achieved by Climate Leaders Partnership [USA]

Author: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Whitman [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Whitman] applauded three current Climate Leaders partners for setting new reduction goals [Pfizer, St. Lawrence Cement, Johnson & Johnson]...Miller Brewing [part of SABMiller]...

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24 June 2003

Race Ruling Will Be Felt Beyond Colleges [USA]

Author: Anne Gearan, Associated Press

The ruling [U.S. Supreme Court's endorsement of affirmative action] "recognizes what we've always recognized - the need for a diverse group of people both in education and in the work force," said Edd Snyder, spokesman for General Motors Corp.

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21 July 2003

Full review of GM science published today [UK]

Author: GM Science Review Panel

The GM Science Review Panel today published the results of its full, open and independent review of current scientific knowledge on GM crops and foods.

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21 July 2003

full text: "GM Science Review: First Report" [UK]

Author: GM Science Review Panel

The Review Panel invites and welcomes your comments on the report. Over the summer, this web site will remain open to receive them. We also continue to welcome scientific contributions to this web site. All contributions must be submitted by 15...

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