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1 March 2007

[PDF] The Operation of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in a World of Corporate and Other Codes of Conduct

Author: Jane Nelson, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government

[With chapters on "The Growing Role & Importance of NGOs"; "NGOs & the Extractive Sector"; "NGO Accountability; "Strategies for Co-operative NGO-business engagment"] [Refers to Chevron, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Lafarge, Rhodia, EDF, SCA, Eni,...

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24 April 2006

[DOC] Response of Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club on sustainability in the jewellery supply chain

Author: Wal-Mart/Sam's Club

The Sustainable Value Network for Jewelry will bring together a diverse set of stakeholders to find innovative solutions to environmental and social challenges facing products made from a variety of materials including minerals, metals and precious...

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1 August 2005

Botswana Govt. attorney ordered arrested for contempt of High Court during hearing on expulsion of Bushmen from Kalahari reserve - Survival Intl. calls for boycott of Botswana tourism & De Beers diamonds

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1 August 2005

Botswana: Survival Intl. says that Bushmen are making "last stand" against raids by police on reserve & that tourists to Botswana & those who buy diamonds from De Beers are complicit in Bushmen's evictions

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1 August 2005

[PDF] De Beers Calls for a Halt to Survival International’s Deliberate Deception

Author: De Beers

...Survival International [is engaging] in a knowingly dishonest campaign, which seeks to use diamonds as an issue to leverage pressure on the Government of Botswana to change its policies on rural and social development...De Beers continues to...

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24 May 2005

Lead still North American pollution danger -report

Author: Robert Melnbardis, Reuters

Lead still tops the list of industrial pollutants in North America that can cause birth defects or developmental damage in children...with much of it coming from just three base metal smelters in Canada [owned by Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting, Noranda...

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1 May 2005

full report: "Annual review 2004"

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

ICMM comprises 16 of the world’s largest mining and metals companies as well as 23 regional, national and commodity associations. [Company members: Alcoa, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP Billiton, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Lonmin,...

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1 May 2005

ICMM [Intl. Council on Mining & Metals] Annual Review 2004 released

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6 October 2004

Canadian Law Doesn't Enable Block of Noranda Merger Over Rights

Author: Bloomberg

Canada's regulations for international takeovers of domestic companies don't call on regulators to heed human-rights concerns, suggesting legislators who want to block a sale of Noranda Inc. to China Minmetals Corp. on those grounds may have to rewrite...

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1 February 2004

Enabling Corporate Investment in Peace: An Assessment of Voluntary Initiatives Addressing Business and Violent Conflict, and a Framework for Policy Decision-making

Author: Jason Switzer, International Institute for Sustainable Development, and Halina Ward, International Institute for Environment and Development

This report has two aims. First, to review the provisions of voluntary codes, guidelines and initiatives that address the relationship between business activities and violent civil conflict. Second, to make suggestions on a framework for public policy...

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