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7 July 2003

"Mercato Scremato": The impact of multinational companies activities in the milk sector in Brazil - The Parmalat case

Author: Azione Aiuto

This report examines the impact of the activities of multinational companies on small-hold Brazilian farmers, focussing in particular on the example provided by the Italian group Parmalat. [refers also to Nestlé]

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22 March 2004

Venezuela probes firms over "political coercion"

Author: Patrick Markey, Reuters

Venezuela said Monday it was investigating local affiliates of Coca-Cola , PepsiCo and other firms after receiving complaints that they forced employees to sign a petition for a referendum against leftist President Hugh Chavez.[also refers to Parmalat...

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25 January 2005

Food multinationals threaten fight against poverty

Author: ActionAid

The report – Power hungry: six reasons to regulate global food corporations – reveals that the activities of multinational food and agribusiness companies and their subsidiaries, such as Nestlé, Monsanto, Parmalat, Syngenta and Unilever, threaten the...

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1 September 2005

OECD Watch: 5-year review of OECD Guidelines concludes they are "failing to deliver corporate accountability"

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1 September 2005
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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Five Years On - A Review of the OECD Guidelines and National Contact Points"

Author: OECD Watch

[refers to adidas-Salomon, National Grid, Parmalat, AngloGoldAshanti, Atlas Copco, Sandvik, Anglo American, MOPANI/First Quantum, Marine Harvest (part of Nutreco), Continental (Euzkadi), Tractebel (part of Suez), GSL (Global Solutions Ltd), Alcoa,...

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2 May 2013

Apple’s Move Keeps Profit Out of Reach of Taxes [USA]

Author: [column] Floyd Norris, New York Times

Some companies actually pay something close to the nominal 35 percent United States corporate income tax rate...But companies with a lot of intellectual property — notably technology and pharmaceutical companies — get away with paying a fraction of...

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