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Author: Steve Jobs, Apple CEO
For the past several years, Apple has made a concerted effort to be more transparent about the steps we are taking to protect the environment and make our business more sustainable. In this environmental update, I’d like to inform you of our recent...
Author: Sophie Richardson, Asia advocacy director, Human Rights Watch, in Huffington Post
[T]he main Olympic sponsors and suppliers all…profess great interest in corporate social responsibility and human rights. But without exception, they are all putting their considerable public relations and lobbying muscle towards ducking any social...
With expanded and tougher criteria on toxic chemicals, electronic waste and new criteria on climate change only Sony and Sony Ericsson score more than 5/10 in our latest Guide to Greener Electronics. Nintendo and Microsoft remain rooted to the bottom...
L’objectif de ce guide est d’offrir un outil aux gens pour éclairer leurs choix de consommation mais aussi de faire émerger une demande forte de produits électroniques économes en énergie, exempts de substances dangereuses, qui pourront ensuite être...
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Author: report by Dream for Darfur; additional materials compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In April 2008, Dream for Darfur issued a..."report card" grading 19 Olympic corporate sponsors on the steps they had taken "to help bring security to war-torn Darfur", including asking companies "to call for indicted Sudanese war criminals to be banned...
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China: Olympic Flame Turns Up Heat on Sponsors - Corporate Social Responsibility Rhetoric Does Not Match Reality
Author: Human Rights Watch
With fewer than four months remaining until the start of the Beijing Games, corporate sponsors of the Olympics risk lasting damage to their brands if they do not live up to their professed standards of corporate social responsibility by speaking out...
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- Related companies: Atos (formerly Atos Origin) Coca-Cola Eastman Kodak General Electric John Hancock Financial Services (part of Manulife Financial) Johnson & Johnson Lenovo Manulife Financial Matsushita (now Panasonic) McDonald's Microsoft NBC (part of Comcast) Omega Watches (part of Swatch) Panasonic Samsung Swatch Visa Inc. Vivendi
Author: Jane Spencer, Wall Street Journal
As the relay that brings the torch around the world...turned into a duck-and-cover operation in several cities, it has raised questions about whether the estimated $100-million-plus Lenovo has invested in sponsoring the Games and related marketing will...
- Related companies: Lenovo