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12 December 2007

Dream for Darfur progress on getting Olympic sponsors, Chinese Govt. to address Darfur crisis (NY Times magazine article)

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12 December 2007

Response by Panasonic: Olympic Dream for Darfur calls on Olympic corporate sponsors, including Panasonic, to raise Sudan concerns with Chinese Govt.

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12 December 2007

Sudan, the Beijing Olympics and its corporate sponsors (scroll to pg. 11)

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11 December 2007

Olympic Corporate Sponsor Darfur Report Card &company responses

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In November 2007, Olympic Dream for Darfur published a "Report Card" on the responses of Olympic corporate sponsors "to China’s support of the genocide in Darfur". The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the 19 companies named in the...

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26 November 2007

19 Olympic sponsors graded on their pressure on Chinese Govt. over Darfur - GE, McDonald's, Adidas rate highest, 13 get failing grade

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26 November 2007

2008 Olympic Corporate Sponsor Darfur Report Card

Author: Dream for Darfur

In a report card released November 26, 2007, Dream for Darfur failed or gave Ds to 16 out of 19 top 2008 Olympic sponsors – among them Visa, Coke [Coca-Cola] and others known worldwide for their consumer brands – on their corporate social...

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26 November 2007

Olympic sponsors faulted for inactivity on Darfur

Author: Daniel Trotta, Reuters Africa

Thirteen of 19 big corporate Olympic sponsors have flunked a test challenging them to pressure China over the 2008 Olympic Games host's support of Sudan, a U.S. advocacy group said Monday. General Electric won the best grade of C-plus, largely for...

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16 October 2007

Apple Could Face Lawsuit Over 'Toxic' iPhone Report [USA]

Author: Ashley Phillips ABC News [USA]

A consumer watchdog group [Center for Environmental Health] is considering a lawsuit against Apple, after the release of a Greenpeace report that alleges the company's iPhone contains toxic chemicals... The report acknowledged, however, that the...

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1 July 2007

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics: July 2007

Author: Greenpeace

Greenpeace's Green Electronics Guide ranks leading mobile and PC manufacturers on their global policies and practice on eliminating harmful chemicals and on taking responsibility for their products once they are discarded by consumers. [companies...

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1 July 2007

The Green Leap Forward [China]

Author: Christina Larson, Washington Monthly

Environmentalism is China’s fastest-growing citizen movement. Beijing isn’t cracking down on these new activists—it’s empowering them... Just by breathing the city air, Lanzhou’s 3 million residents inhale the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day....

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