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20 December 2013

Coke's report on responsible business practices in Myanmar sets standard for transparency on both successes and failures

Author: Jonathan Kaufman, EarthRights International

...What makes the Coke report unique is the level of transparency it provides – both into the company’s successes and its failure in responsible business conduct – meaning that communities, investors, and the U.S. Government alike have a reasonable...

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12 December 2013

Myanmar: Coca-Cola's report submitted to the US Govt. under the Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements

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25 September 2013

Comments on US Govt’s Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements following first company disclosures

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

…In July 2013, the first five reports were submitted pursuant to the [Responsible Investment Reporting] Requirements. In response, civil society groups issued comments that include criticisms of the company reports and the requirements themselves...

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1 August 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches briefing on Myanmar

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1 August 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Myanmar: a round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing summarises major business and human rights developments in Myanmar (Burma) from November 2010, when the country held its first elections after 20 years and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest, to the...

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11 May 2006

[full list] The Toxic 100: Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States

Author: Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), Univ. of Massachusetts [USA]

1. E. I. Du Pont de Nemours [DuPont], 2. United States Steel , 3. ConocoPhillips, 4. General Electric , 5. Eastman Kodak, 6. Exxon Mobil, 7. Ford , 8. Tyson Foods, 9. Alcoa, 10. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), 11. Dow Chemical, 12. Eastman Chemical, 13....

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11 March 2005

Vietnam fury at Agent Orange case

Author: BBC

Vietnamese plaintiffs have condemned a US court's decision to dismiss their legal action against manufacturers of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War...including Monsanto, Dow Chemical and Hercules Incorporated...in 1984, several chemical companies...

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10 March 2005

Agent Orange legal case dismissed

Author: BBC

A US federal court in New York has dismissed a legal action brought by Vietnamese plaintiffs over the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. The plaintiffs had sought compensation from the firms that manufactured the chemical, which allegedly...

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10 March 2005

US federal court dismisses case brought against chemical companies over use of Agent Orange in Vietnam War

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1 March 2005

US Companies Seek Dismissal of Agent Orange Lawsuit

Author: Christine Kearney, Reuters

Attorneys representing major US chemical companies defended them against charges Monday that the companies committed war crimes by supplying the military with Agent Orange during the Vietnam War...If the lawsuit were successful, billions of dollars...

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