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2 April 2013

Dockers continue strike despite sacking threat [Hong Kong]

Author: Lai Ying-kit, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

Striking dock workers...rejected an ultimatum sent by their employers demanding that they return to work and end their protest outside the Kwai Chung Container Terminal. The strike by the dock workers for higher pay has entered its sixth day...[P]ort...

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19 June 2011

Ericsson uses technology for good to help reconnect refugees worldwide

Author: Ericsson

In response to a call from UNHCR [UN High Commissioner for Refugees] to "do 1 thing" to support refugees, Ericsson…is leading an industry initiative to use technology as a force for good in support of the refugee cause…Ericsson, Refugees United and...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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16 June 2010

Perfumes off UK shelves over Indian workers wage allegations

Author: Economic Times [India]

…Superdrug [part of Hutchison Whampoa]…has pulled out the perfumes of reality TV star Katie Price from its shelves following allegations that Indian workers making the bottles were not even paid minimum wages…A spokeswoman for Superdrugs…said: "As a...

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16 April 2010

Oxfam corporate social responsibility survey of Hong Kong firms - HSBC, China Light Power, China Mobile top ranking

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16 April 2010

[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility Survey of Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies 2009

Author: Oxfam Hong Kong

[refers to Aluminium Corp of China, Bank of China, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Bank of Communications, Bank of East Asia, Cathay Pacific, Cheung Kong Holdings, China Construction Bank, China Life Insurance, China Merchants, China Mobile, China Overseas...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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3 June 2008

New Burma ‘Dirty List’ - Companies Named and Shamed

Author: Burma Campaign UK

50 new companies have been added to the ‘Dirty List’ published today by the Burma Campaign UK. A total of 154 companies feature on the new list. The ‘Dirty List’ exposes companies that are directly or indirectly helping to finance Burma’s brutal...

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11 February 2008

Mobile firms to block child porn

Author: BBC News [UK]

Mobile firms from across the world have launched a new alliance which aims to block paedophiles using phones to send or receive child sexual abuse images. The GSMA, the global association for mobile firms, has launched the Mobile Alliance, and says it...

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