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1 December 2001

[PDF] Holocaust Restitution in the United States and Other Claims For Historical Wrongs

Author: Michael J. Bazyler, Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, in ACLU International Civil Liberties Report 2001 [American Civil Liberties Union]

An Update [includes updates on human rights-related lawsuits against Credit Suisse, Union Bank of Switzerland, Swiss Bank Corporation, German & Austrian banks, French banks, Barclays Bank, Chase Manhattan Bank, J.P. Morgan, European insurance...

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1 January 2003

Corporate Responses to Climate Change

Author: Frans van der Woerd, David Levy & Katie Begg (eds.), Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice (no. 39)

includes chapters on: "An Overview of Corporate Strategies" [refers to BP, Lafarge, General Motors, DuPont, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Shell, United Technologies, Whirlpool, Deutsche Telekom, Gerling Group, Munich Re, Ford, Coca-Cola, Alcan,...

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11 March 2003

Global Buyers of Wood Products “Going Green”, IBM Report Shows

Author: Greenpeace Canada, ForestEthics and Sierra Club of Canada, BC Chapter

‘Greenward Shift’ a warning for British Columbia’s government and industry: future market share will depend on producers’ environmental responsibility - Environmental groups today applauded the release of a new report demonstrating that major...

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14 May 2003

Caspian Oil Windfalls: Who Will Benefit?

Author: Svetlana Tsalik, Caspian Revenue Watch, Open Society Institute

[This report] calls for greater accountability, transparency, and public oversight in the oil and natural gas industries of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. It urges foreign oil companies, their home governments, and international financial institutions to...

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24 August 2004

New list of companies directly, indirectly linked to Burma, additions incl. Lloyd’s of London, Rolls Royce, Ericsson, Alcatel, Swift

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24 August 2004

The Dirty List - Companies supporting the regime in Burma

Author: Burma Campaign UK

[Companies on the list: Abercrombie & Kent, Adventures Abroad, Alcatel, Alexander Rose, Andrew Brock Travel, Aon Corporation, Aquatic, Arnold Laver Timberworld, Asean Explorer, Asia Optical, Audley Travel, Lauda Air (part of Austrian Airlines),...

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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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1 February 2005

[PDF] International Companies and Post-Conflict Reconstruction - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons

Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group

In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative...

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8 June 2005

Russia: Increasing opposition to Shell's Sakhalin project over environmental & social concerns - Shell says doing all it can to comply with standards

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8 June 2005

Shellshock on the island terrified by oil giant's pipeline [Russia]

Author: Jonathan Brown, Independent [UK]

...for Shell, operations there [in Sakhalin] are running into fierce local resistance, and the company has found itself the target of the biggest environmental campaign in Russia...Parallels are being drawn with the resistance the company faced in the...

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