Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Netherlands
The partnership brings the U.N.-backed Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria together with the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS -- which currently includes almost 130 international businesses...Nine companies pledged to use their...
- Related companies: Heineken
[PDF] An Appeal for Action: Increasing business involvement in the global fight against HIV/AIDS [see Appendix IV, pp. 30]
Author: Louise Fréchette, UN Deputy Secretary-General; Juan Somavia, Director-General of the ILO; Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS
The experiences of companies such as De Beers, Debswana [joint venture de Beers & govt. of Botswana], DaimlerChrysler, VW [Volkswagen], Anglo Gold and Heineken have proved efficient and effective, and can serve as inspiration for other companies.....
[PDF] [full report] Water justice for all: global and local resistance to the control and commodification of water
Author: Friends of the Earth
The privatization of water sources around the world is a growing problem. Water is a basic human right...Rather than reducing poverty, water privatization often means that the poorest families are no longer able to afford clean water. [refers to Suez,...