Headquarters in Japan
The Panasonic brand is owned by Panasonic Corp., which was known as Matsushita Electric Industrial until October 2008.
Author: Human Rights Watch
As partners, these companies are granted exclusive marketing rights and the right to use Olympics logos on their products. [As of 13 Jan 2005 list includes Atos Origin, Coca-Cola, General Electric, John Hancock (part of Manulife), Eastman Kodak...
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- Related companies: Atos (formerly Atos Origin) Coca-Cola Eastman Kodak General Electric John Hancock Financial Services (part of Manulife Financial) Lenovo Manulife Financial Matsushita (now Panasonic) McDonald's Panasonic Samsung Swatch Visa International
Author: AccountAbility, Insight Investment
[PDF] [refers to IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Tesco, El Corte Inglés, Co-operative Bank, Gap, Wal-Mart, JC Penney, Donna Karen, Ralph Lauren, Top Shop, Littlewoods, Safeway, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, British American Tobacco, Diageo, Cadbury...
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- Related companies: British American Tobacco BT Cadbury Schweppes (now Cadbury) Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Group Dell DFS Furniture Diageo Dixons (part of DSG International) Donna Karan El Corte Inglés Gap GUS HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM Imperial Tobacco J.C. Penney JJB Sports John Lewis Partnership Kingfisher Littlewoods Marks & Spencer Matsushita (now Panasonic) Northern Foods Panasonic Polo Ralph Lauren RHM SABMiller Safeway UK (part of Morrisons) Sainsbury Somerfield Sony Tesco Topshop (part of Arcadia) Vodafone Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership) Walmart
Representatives from the U.S. electronics industry have endorsed a resolution with state governments and environmental groups to develop sustainable, fair and flexible recycling efforts nationwide, the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) announced. ...
Author: Asia Pulse
Companies, with branches or factories in China, are collaborating with local civil societies, mostly non-profit ones, to be involved in poverty relief and environmental protection, and to offer education and health care [refers to Amway (part of...
Author: UN Wire
Basel Convention countries and 10 cellular telephone makers agreed yesterday to cooperate on seeking environmentally friendly ways of disposing of and recycling telephones...The companies that signed the agreement are LG, Mitsubishi, Nokia, Samsung,...
Author: Tracey A. Swift, in Human Rights & Business Matters, Amnesty International UK Business Group Newsletter no. 6
Tracey A Swift, director of research at AccountAbility, argues that social reports must include external verification to be credible
- Related companies: British Airways Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Group Co-operative Insurance Society (part of Co-operative Group) Matsushita (now Panasonic) McDonald's NatWest (part of Royal Bank of Scotland) Nike Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Panasonic Premier Oil Royal Bank of Scotland Suncor
As concern and interest in recycling electronic products rise, Panasonic, Techneglas, and Envirocycle are collaborating to provide a model for the recycling of cathode ray tubes (CRTs) in televisions and computer monitors, and to demonstrate the cost...
Author: Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
[evaluates 28 companies: Apple, Compaq, Dell, e-Machines, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Lexmark, Micron, Viewsonic, Brother, Canon, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Matsushita/Panasonic, NEC, Oki, Seiko Epson (part of Seiko), Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Philips, Daewoo,...
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- Related companies: Acer Apple Canon Compaq (part of HP) Daewoo Electronics Dell Epson (part of Seiko) Gateway Hitachi IBM Matsushita (now Panasonic) Micron NEC Oki Panasonic Royal Philips Electronics Samsung Seiko Sony Toshiba