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22 March 2007

NGOs call on consumers to buy green [China]

Author: China Daily

Twenty-one domestic environ-mental groups yesterday called on the public to celebrate World Water Day 2007...by boycotting products from companies that cause pollution...[T]he Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, one of the groups involved,....

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7 February 2007

China: Widespread discrimination against workers carrying hepatitis B virus

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7 February 2007

[PDF] 22 HBVers sacked from Chinese factory [scroll to p.11]

Author: Chenyan Liu, CSR-Asia

[A] hepatitis B [discrimination] case...involves an electronics manufacture[r],...Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) PLC (CCET), [which] was established...by Kinpo Electronics (Taiwan)...Its...shareholders are…Kinpo Group..., Far Eastern International...

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10 January 2007

[DOC] Clean Computers Campaign: Report on Labour Rights in the Computer Industry in China [English summary translation]

Author: Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM)

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

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6 December 2006

Electronics companies race to be greener

Author: Greenpeace UK

...We first released our 'Guide to Greener Electronics' in August 2006. The guide ranks the 14 top manufacturers of personal computers and mobile phones according to their policies on toxic chemicals and recycling. The public ranking has been...

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6 December 2006

[PDF] full report: "Guide to Greener Electronics"

Author: Greenpeace UK

[Ranks electronics companies in this order (highest first): Nokia, Dell, Fujitsu-Siemens, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, HP, Acer, Lenovo, Sony, Panasonic, LG Electronics, Samsung, Toshiba, Apple]

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1 December 2006
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Author: Greenpeace France

[classement complet, de l'entreprise la plus responsable à la moins responsable: Nokia, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, HP (Hewlett-Packard), Acer, Lenovo, Sony, Panasonic (partie de Matsushita), LGE (LG Electronics), Samsung, Toshiba,...

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7 November 2006

Six Environmentally-friendly Enterprises Newly Nominated by SEPA

Author: State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA), China

China's environment watchdog has recently named six more corporations as environmentally-friendly state-level companies, including Shanghai General Motors [a joint venture between General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (SAIC)].....

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1 November 2006

Multinational corporations in China blacklisted for pollution

Author: People's Daily [China]

A pollution blacklist has been issued by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs , a Chinese NGO. The list includes 33 multinational corporations in China, five of which are Fortune 500 companies, including a subsidiary of Panasonic [which...

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27 October 2006

Environmental NGO compiles blacklist of polluting multinationals in China

Author: Xinhua

...subsidiaries of some of the world's leading multinationals that have been included on a blacklist for violating environmental regulations in China...compiled by a Beijing-based NGO, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs...Panasonic...

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