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23 June 2011

UK jewellery giants in spotlight over dirty gold

Author: Professional Jeweller

Filming secretly in Britain's biggest high street jewellery chains including Argos, Goldsmiths, H. Samuel, Ernest Jones and Leslie Davis, [Channel 4's current affairs programme] Dispatches [shows] footage of shop assistants giving incorrect information...

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28 April 2010

CORE Coalition report says UK-listed companies do not adequately report on their social & environmental impacts

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28 April 2010

FTSE100 Company Reports Reveal Inadequacy of Companies Act

Author: Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition

The Companies Act has failed to make enviroronmental and social reporting simpler and more effective according to a new report released today by the Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition...[O]f the FTSE100 company accounts reviewed, AstraZeneca,...

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28 April 2010

[PDF] The Reporting of Non-financial Information in Annual Reports by the FTSE100

Author: Adrian Henriques, Middlesex University, for the CORE Coalition

Shareholders, as stakeholders of the companies they own, are entitled to receive information which can help to determine the decisions they take over ownership and trading, voting and communication with companies. This is justified because the plans...

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1 March 2008

[PDF] Taking The Temperature

Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]

In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...

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28 June 2007

[PDF] Argos response to CAFOD's statement, "Argos & Goldsmiths are missing links"

Author: Argos

As the biggest jewellery retailer in the UK it is vital that we play a part inensuring that all gold we source is mined without damage to the environment and to the communities living near the mines and we have made it clear to CAFOD that we broadly...

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27 June 2007

Argos & Goldsmiths are missing links

Author: CAFOD

CAFOD is urging its supporters to take action now against Argos (part of Home Retail Group) and Goldsmiths as they are falling behind other jewellers in their response to the Unearth Justice campaign. The campaign, to reduce the harm caused by gold...

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27 June 2007

CAFOD calls on Argos, Goldsmiths to sign 12 "Golden Rules" to reduce harmful social & environmental impacts of gold mining

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