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7 May 2005

It's time rich City firms cleaned up their act [UK]

Author: Colin Cottell, Guardian [UK]

...Abdul Durrant, a cleaner at HSBC's Canary Wharf headquarters...at the company's AGM...[asked]...whether, given HSBC's multi-billion pound profits, it was prepared to pay him and the other cleaners a "living wage". He failed, he said at the time, to...

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11 May 2005

Investors Worth $3.22 Trillion Urge Action at Climate Risk Summit [USA]

Author: Environment News Service

Growing evidence of the negative economic consequences of climate change has prompted an alliance of institutional investors managing US$3.22 trillion to demand that capital market regulators require more rigorous corporate disclosure of climate risks...

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13 May 2005

Corporate social responsibility in China

Author: China Daily

For multinational companies that take social and environmental responsibilities seriously, unprecedented opportunities abound for them to turn the corporate social responsibility (CSR) fad into a real opportunity for social change...While there is...

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26 May 2005
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26 May 2005
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Author: Ministère de l'Ecologie et du Développement Durable, France

Cet événement répond à plusieurs objectifs: apporter des clés de compréhension..., évaluer les besoins et les attentes..., débattre des projets, des expériences et des synergies possibles... [fait référence à Accor, Airbus, Auchan, ArjoWiggins,...

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27 May 2005

UK: Large firms incl. BP, Shell, Scottish Power, HSBC call on UK Govt. to do more to help them address climate change

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27 May 2005

[PDF] full letter: "Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change"

Author: [signatories are heads of the following companies: HSBC, Johnson Matthey, F&C Asset Management, BP, AWG, Standard Chartered, BAA, John Lewis, Cisco Systems, Scottish Power, ABN Amro, Shell, Sun Microsystems]

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30 May 2005

Large UK Firms Call on Government to do More to Cut CO2

Author: Reuters

A group of some of the UK's largest companies has called on the British government to do more to help them reduce CO2 emissions, which are blamed for global warming. The group, which includes oil giants BP Plc and Shell, utility Scottish Power and...

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1 June 2005

Equator Principles - "New report sees both progress and serious challenges"

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1 June 2005

Revealed: the new scramble for Africa

Author: David Leigh & David Pallister, Guardian [UK]

A new "scramble for Africa" is taking place among the world's big powers, who are tapping into the continent for its oil and diamonds...Simon Taylor, director of Global Witness...said: "Western companies and banks have colluded in stripping Africa's...

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