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12 September 2003

WTO-CANCUN: Workers' Rights Linked to Trade

Author: Ramesh Jaura, Inter Press Service

...trade unions are urging the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference to take a decision that human rights, including fundamental workers' rights, take priority over trade rules.

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1 September 2003

[PDF] "Sustainability, Responsibility & Ethics in the Pharmaceutical Industry - An Agenda for Change"

Author: Henderson Global Investors

[PDF] Triggers for this shift include high profile campaigns over access to medicines in the developing world, serious violations of marketing and competition law, growing concerns from the medical profession over the role of 'big pharma' in medical...

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26 August 2003

company website: Aventis CropScience: Our position on…

Author: Aventis CropScience

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26 August 2003

Johannesburg Climate Legacy 2002

Author: Johannesburg Climate Legacy 2002

Take part in the World Summit and help neutralise its CO2 emissions -...We are measuring the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of the Summit [World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg] (from delegates' flights to electricity used at the event)...

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26 August 2003

World Summit Business Awards for Sustainable Development Partnerships

Author: International Chamber of Commerce in association with United Nations Environment Programme

The Awards highlight concrete actions taken by business organizations in partnership with other stakeholders for sustainable development.

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2 June 2003

G-8 Leaders Call for Enhanced Market Integrity

Author: U.S. Department of State

[includes text of declaration adopted by G-8 leaders] Corporate social responsibility - Consistent with the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, we support voluntary efforts to enhance corporate social and environmental...

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7 May 2003

"The ways a ‘Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights’ might add value" [speech by Mary Robinson at annual meeting of "Respect Table" companies - Belgium]

Author: Mary Robinson, Director of Ethical Globalization Initiative

I would like to take the opportunity, first, to outline briefly the case for why human rights should be at the very center of corporate responsibility and sustainable development efforts.

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7 May 2003

Trade Unions Call for Social Dimension at UN Commission on Sustainable Development

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Trade union representatives at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) have called on governments to prioritise social concerns in their actions for sustainable development. The plans under discussion will form the basis for...

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6 May 2003

National Councils for Sustainable Development

The 1992 Earth Summit recommended the active participation of citizens along with governments in implementation of the Rio agreements. Since then, more than 70 countries have established some form of a multi-stakeholder participatory body, referred to...

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4 April 2003

Earthwire WSSD: The News Portal for the Joburg Summit 2002

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