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17 July 2017

UK: Supreme Court closes gap between married gay & heterosexual couples in pension judgment against Innospec

Author: Owen Bowcott, Guardian (UK)

"The man who won a landmark legal battle for same-sex pension rights", 17 Jul 2017...

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30 June 2010

UK firm Octel bribed Iraqis to keep buying toxic fuel additive

Author: David Leigh, Rob Evans and Mona Mahmood, Guardian [UK]

The former chief executive of a British chemical company faces the prospect of extradition to the US after the firm admitted million-dollar bribes to officials to sell toxic fuel additives to Iraq…Octel [now Innospec]…exported tonnes of tetra ethyl...

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18 March 2010

Chemical firm Innospec admits bribing foreign officials

Author: Rob Evans, Guardian [UK]

A multinational firm today admitted paying bribes to foreign officials to boost sales of a chemical that is too poisonous to be sold to the general public in Britain...Innospec [formerly Octel] also admitted making corrupt payments to Indonesian...

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26 August 2003

company website: Octel Corp.

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1 June 2002

Ten Planet Trashers: Why corporate accountability matters

Author: Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth today publishes details of "Ten Planet Trashers", companies whose behaviour since Rio shows the need for binding rules on corporate behaviour. [the 10 companies: Exxon Mobil (Esso), AMEC, Premier Oil, ICI, Scotts, Barclays,...

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6 March 2002

Big cuts in cancer gases achieved [UK]

Author: Friends of the Earth

The amount of cancer-causing chemicals being released by Britain's biggest factories has fallen by almost 40 per cent over the last three years according to an analysis of official pollution data by Friends of the Earth, published today. But the...

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