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21 September 2001

AOL UK - The digital divide

Author: Ethical Performance magazine

In collaboration with the charity John Grooms, which provides housing and residential care for disabled people, the company [AOL UK] has given free computers, internet access and training to around 50 of the charity’s clients to improve their quality...

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21 September 2001

LATTICE - Social exclusion [UK]

Author: Ethical Performance magazine

The Lattice Group [1 of 3 successor companies to the former British Gas plc] has developed an innovative way of encouraging school-age teenagers who play truant or are excluded from lessons back into education. Its Lattice Cred project shows how...

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Article
17 September 2001

World lacks will to conquer hunger, UN says

Author: David Brough, Reuters

The world lacks the commitment to feed its people and the war on hunger is being lost, according to the U.N. food agency...The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called a follow-up summit for November 5-9 to try to galvanise the...

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13 September 2001

Digital Opportunities Are Key to Development: Information and Technology / Closing the Gap

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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13 September 2001

In Brazil, Hope Begins With Children: Best Practice / ABB [global technology company]

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

ABB’s many social action programs - ranging from education to sanitation and the environment - have expanded by more than 300 percent in the past three years. One example is Criança Futuro-Esperança (Children with a Future Full of Hope), a program...

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11 September 2001

Oil Companies Help Curb HIV/AIDS

Author: UN Integrated Regional Information Network

Two US oil companies are helping teachers and students in the Republic of the Congo (ROC) learn about the risks of HIV/AIDS and how to avoid the deadly virus, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) announced Monday. Chevron and Nomeco are supporting a...

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5 September 2001

Last chance for children

Author: Save the Children

For the millions living in extreme poverty, missing out on schooling, affected by HIV or caught up in war, this is the last chance to put things right, warns Save the Children in a major global report - Children's Rights: A Second Chance - launched...

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1 September 2001
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1 September 2001

full report: Children’s Rights: A Second Chance

Author: Save the Children

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1 September 2001
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