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15 March 2011

FTSE4Good deletes software giant Oracle over human and labour rights

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor

US software giant Oracle Corp. is to be deleted from the FTSE4Good index series, index firm FTSE’s corporate responsibility standards suite, over human and labour rights. Oracle is one of seven companies that will be deleted as of March 18 as part of...

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1 June 2006

[book] Challenging The Chip: Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry

Author: Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition

This book is the first comprehensive examination of the impacts of electronics manufacturing on workers and local environments around the world... The book's twenty-five chapters not only document the unsustainable practices of the growing electronics...

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1 May 2002

Economic benefits of tech investment in developing countries are compromised by environmental & health costs, concludes new report

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1 May 2002

full report: Dodging Dilemmas? Environmental and Social Accountability in the Global Operations of California-Based High-Tech Companies

Author: Lyuba Zarsky, Naomi Roht-Arriza & Leif Brottem, California Global Corporate Accountability Project

full report [can be downloaded from the following page]: Dodging Dilemmas? Environmental and Social Accountability in the Global Operations of California-Based High-Tech Companies [refers to Advanced Micro Devices, Agilent Technologies, IDT...

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16 March 2001

Semiconductor Manufacturers to Limit Emission of Potent Greenhouse Gas

Author: SocialFunds.com

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new partnership to reduce perfluorocompound greenhouse gas emissions in the semiconductor manufacturing process...According to the EPA, the...

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