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27 March 2006

Panasonic China supports Beijing Declaration of Corporate Social Responsibility, in order to build a harmonious society

Author: Panasonic China

[Original article in Chinese. Title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.]...

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9 March 2006

Greenpeace welcomes HP's commitment to phase out toxic chemicals in its products - says industry laggards are Acer, Apple, Dell, Fujitsu-Siemens, IBM, Lenovo, Panasonic, Siemens, Toshiba

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9 March 2006
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Author: Greenpeace France

A l'occasion du CeBIT, le plus grand salon international de l'électronique qui se tient à Hanovre, les militants de Greenpeace...[tiennent à] rappeler qu'avec le développement des outils électroniques toujours plus rapides, plus compacts, plus...

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9 March 2006

HP rises to the toxic challenge

Author: Greenpeace

Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products...HP joins big industry names like Sony, Nokia, Samsung, LG and Sony Ericsson who are leading...

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24 October 2005

[PDF] full report: "The Digital Dump: Exporting Re-use and Abuse to Africa"

Author: Jim Puckett, Sarah Westervelt, Richard Gutierrez & Yuka Takamiya, Basel Action Network

...[Because] of widespread usage of toxic chemicals in today's high-tech equipment...most...electronic wastes are hazardous wastes... [Much] of the growth in the information technology (IT) sector in developing countries has been fueled by the...

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1 October 2005

Business for Social Responsibility reviews how 33 companies have reported on economic impacts under Global Reporting Initiative - includes GE, McDonald's, Novo Nordisk, Shell, Starbucks, Toyota

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1 October 2005

[PDF] Reporting on Economic Impacts: A Report by Business for Social Responsibility for the Global Reporting Initiative

Author: Business for Social Responsibility

The 2002 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines included a new set of Economic Performance Indicators designed to measure an organization’s impacts on the economic circumstances of its stakeholders and the local,...

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17 August 2005

Report finds American electronic waste polluting India & China, exposing workers & others to toxics

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17 August 2005

[DOC] press release: "U.S. E-Waste Polluting Communities Abroad; New Report Underscores Need for Legislative Solutions"

Author: Computer Take-Back Campaign

A new report released today documents for the first time the extent of toxic contamination from obsolete computers, televisions, and other gadgets that have been shipped overseas by U.S. recyclers...US experts...are pointing to the research as further...

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24 May 2005

Computer giant HP mute over toxin use

Author: China Daily

An investigation by conservation group Greenpeace has found computers made by IT giant Hewlett Packard (HP) and sold in Europe as well as in China contain dangerous levels of deadly toxins...in a reply e-mail to Greenpeace...HP said: "...HP has a...

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