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23 August 1980

India: Report finds modern slavery, child labour & unsafe work at granite quarries - What should companies do?

Author: Stop Child Labour, India Committee of the Netherlands, Kerk in Actie

"The Dark Sites of Granite: Modern slavery, child labour and unsafe work in Indian granite quarries - What should companies do?," 23 August 2017 ...

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22 February 2002

$50 Million Invested in Nature

Author: Environment News Service

A US$50 million contribution from financial service's giant HSBC Group will fund a five year partnership to support conservation projects around the world..."Companies as well as individuals have a responsibility for the stewardship of this planet,...

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25 February 2002

HSBC to send staff to become eco-warriers

Author: Reuters

HSBC, one of the world's biggest banks, said it will send 2,000 of its staff to work on environmental projects around the world in a partnership with three charities. The global banking group is giving $50 million over five years to the partnership,...

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7 April 2002

Bank's £35m gift for WWF angers greens

Author: Severin Carrell, Independent [UK]

HSBC has invested in many damaging projects - so why is it now giving money to a leading conservation agency? Opponents within the organisation [World Wide Fund for Nature] fear they are being used to "greenwash" the bank, which is accused of funding...

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20 August 2002

Campaign case study: Asian Pulp & Paper’s backers take heat for its actions

Author: Sophie Holtham, Reputation Impact, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), Indonesia's largest pulp and paper producer, has rarely faced direct challenges from NGOs. Instead it is the banks that fund the company that are targets for attack...Over 300 international financial bodies are identified...

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31 August 2002

Ecology opens for business [World Summit on Sustainable Development]

Author: James Lamont & John Mason, Financial Times

Sir Mark [Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, former chairman of Shell who now heads Business Action for Sustainable Development] is lobbying for global leaders to disregard calls by NGOs to introduce multilateral rules governing business conduct. "The summit is...

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2 September 2002

Sir Corporate Responsibility and the World Summit

Author: Christian Aid

Christian Aid applauds the personal commitment of Sir Mark Moody-Stuart to the cause of more socially responsible business, but it is our belief that only with international, legally-binding regulation will his commitment be matched by a fundamental...

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1 October 2002

EU Banks Come Up Short on Environmental Issues

Author: Edie News

European banks have much room for improvement with regard to their assessment of the environmental credit risk of projects for which potential clients are seeking funding, says a leading investment company. The study of 10 Western European banks by...

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30 March 2003

Keller Rohrback Announces International Law Suit Filed on Behalf of Apartheid Victims

Author: Business Wire

Makhetha, et al. v. Credit Commercial De France [part of HSBC], et al. - The law firm of Keller Rohrback, L.L.P. and other firms in the United States, filed a complaint that seeks to hold French and Swiss banks and other financial institutions...

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19 April 2003

In the green dock: corporate targets [sub-section of article entitled "Asda 'exploiting loophole' for store space"]

Author: Julia Finch & Neil Hume, Guardian [UK]

FoE [Friends of the Earth] is also targeting some of Britain's largest listed firms, which it claims are putting profits before people and the environment; it has bought shares in 18 publicly quoted firms and has been questioning boards about the...

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