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17 February 2004

Industry Reaches Agreement on National e-Waste Recycling Program

Author: GreenBiz.com

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. ...

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10 November 2003

Multinationals rush to China for profit and philanthropy

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...

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1 August 2003

Matsushita/Panasonic Sustainability Report 2003

Author: Matsushita/Panasonic

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13 December 2002

HAZARDOUS WASTE: Cell Phone Makers, Treaty Countries Join Forces

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,...

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21 September 2002

No trust without verification

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

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18 June 2002

Three Companies Achieve Breakthrough in CRT Recycling

Author: GreenBiz

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...

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27 November 2001

full report: 2001 Clean Computer Report Card

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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27 November 2001

press release: Computer Report Card released, Shows U.S. Companies Lagging Far Behind

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21 June 2001

EIA Announces Industry Pilot Project for Electronics Recycling

Author: Electronic Industries Alliance

The Electronic Industries Alliance, in cooperation with Canon, Hewlett Packard, JVC, Kodak, Nokia, Panasonic, Philips Electronics, Sharp, Sony, and Thomson, today announced the development of an innovative electronics collection and recycling pilot...

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