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Liability Forges a New Morality

Author: Leon Gettler, The Age [Australia], Published on: 3 August 2005

...the courts and the changing landscape for liability are transforming notions of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Liability now seems to be expanding over time, distance, supply chains and incorporation, and with the growth of legal activism and a growing class-actions industry, particularly in North America, CSR looks like turning into a risk management strategy. [refers to Unocal, Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical), James Hardie, Nike, Shell, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil]

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Related companies: Coca-Cola Dow Chemical ExxonMobil James Hardie Nike Shell Union Carbide (part of Dow)