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12 May 2004

[DOC] Benchmarks for Oil Exploitation in Sudan during the Interim Period

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

The upstream oil business in Sudan, having stirred much animosity by being at the centre of warfare and gross human rights violations for many years, will have to thoroughly rethink the way it operates...Oil companies have a chance to play a positive...

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12 May 2004

[PDF] Business Principles for Sudan during the Interim Period

Author: European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

To keep these principles practical and concise, they focus on those issues that we believe are the most crucial to the positive role that business can play in post-peace Sudan: human rights, peace and security, non-discrimination and accountability.

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21 April 2004

[PDF] IBM Supplier Conduct Principles

Author: IBM

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20 April 2004

IBM adopts code of conduct for suppliers following CAFOD campaign

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22 March 2004

Venezuela probes firms over "political coercion"

Author: Patrick Markey, Reuters

Venezuela said Monday it was investigating local affiliates of Coca-Cola , PepsiCo and other firms after receiving complaints that they forced employees to sign a petition for a referendum against leftist President Hugh Chavez.[also refers to Parmalat,...

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17 March 2004

Women Demand Equal Rights, HIV/ Aids Campaign in the Work Place [Nigeria]

Author: Vanguard [Nigeria]

What a policy does..."is it creates a structure through which HIV/AIDS and its effects in the workplace can be addressed..." [refers to First Bank]

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28 November 2003

New UK laws prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation & religion

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28 November 2003

Respecting all the workers [UK]

Author: Rachel Dineley [Partner and head of employment dept. at Beachcroft Wansbroughs law firm], BBC

[UK]: New anti-discrimination laws come into force this week. A leading employment lawyer explains what they will mean for workers and employers.

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20 November 2003

Yardsticks for Workers Rights: Learning from Experience

Author: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

What pieces of information are needed to show what the working conditions actually are, in any particular workplace located anywhere in the world? In other words, what should count as proof that companies are meeting their promises?...Our researchers...

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14 March 2003

Use kid gloves in handling claims of discrimination or harassment [USA]

Author: Stephen W. Schueler, Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC, in Houston Business Journal

There are simple ways employers can more effectively cooperate with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission while creating a better environment for the resolution of employment issues. These guidelines will minimize both the risk of claims and...

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