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11 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "PlayFair 2008 - No medal for the Olympics on labour rights"

Author: PlayFair2008.org

[Analysis of labour rights abuses at the following factories: Lekit Stationery, Yue Wing Cheong Light Products, Eagle Leather Products (part of Silver Billion International Enterprises), Mainland Headwear Holdings. Companies listed in the report as...

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1 May 2007

full report: "Discounting Rights: Wal-Mart's Violation of US Workers’ Right to Freedom of Association"

Author: Human Rights Watch

[includes letter from Wal-Mart to Human Rights Watch in Appendix III; also refers to labour law rulings against Albertsons, Costco, Kmart (part of Sears), Kroger, Home Depot, Sears, Target]

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27 November 2006

Secrets, Lies and Sweatshops [China]

Author: Dexter Roberts & Pete Engardio, with Aaron Bernstein, Stanley Holmes, Xiang Ji, Business Week

...[M]ajor American retailers and name brands have answered accusations that they exploit "sweatshop" labor with elaborate codes of conduct and on-site monitoring. But in China many factories have just gotten better at concealing abuses. Internal...

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 [refers to proposals & shareholder resolutions brought (some withdrawn after the company took positive steps) with: Amgen; Abbott Laboratories; AT&T; Bellsouth; Chevron; ExxonMobil; IBM; Monsanto; Pfizer; Target; Chubb...

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18 September 2006

Carbon Disclosure Project report finds most firms recognise climate change as key risk but have no programme to reduce emissions - US firms lag overall but some rank among best in class: Chevron, Citigroup, Ford, FPL, GE, Marsh & McLennan

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18 September 2006

Most big companies taking few steps about greenhouse emissions

Author: Marianne Lavelle, USA Today

More large corporations than ever before acknowledge they face either commercial risks or opportunities because of climate change, but fewer than half of those companies are taking concrete steps to reduce their own emissions of greenhouse gases, the...

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18 September 2006

The $31.5 Trillion Question: Is Your Company Prepared for Climate Change?

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

$31.5 Trillion Investor Coalition, the Carbon Disclosure Project, Spurs Disclosure of Climate Change Strategies from World’s 500 Largest Companies, Including New Participants Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Boeing, Amex and Disney... The $31.5 trillion in...

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24 May 2006

Shareholders want diversity reports from Home Depot [USA]

Author: Atlanta Business Chronicle [USA]

A group of The Home Depot Inc. shareholders led by Walden Asset Management have filed a resolution asking the home improvement retailer to provide a report on its diversity record, including equal employment opportunity (EEO) statistics. The...

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24 May 2006

USA: Home Depot shareholders seek disclosure of diversity data

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24 May 2006

[PDF] Shareholders Urge Home Depot to Release Diversity Data [USA]

Author: Walden Asset Management

Socially responsive investors have filed a shareholder resolution requesting that...Home Depot provide a report on its diversity record, including equal employment opportunity (EEO) statistics. Walden Asset Management...led the filing of this...

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