[PDF] International Companies and Post-Conflict Reconstruction - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons

Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group, Published on: 1 February 2005

In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative rather than military expertise, international companies and their local partners can help find a way out of cycles of deprivation and conflict. [refers to Standard Chartered, ANZ Bank, Stanbic Bank, Celtel, BP, ExxonMobil, China National Petroleum Company (CNPC), ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation), Petronas, Talisman, Unocal, Shell, Ericsson, Alcatel, Siemens, Millicom, Mobitel, MTN, Vodacom, Vodafone, Rwandatel, Tristar [Rwanda], Orascom, Atheer, Asia-Cell [Iraq], Afghan Wireless Communications (joint venture Afghan Ministry of Communications & Telecommunications Systems International [TSI]), Roshan (joint venture Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, Monaco Telecom, MCT & Alcatel), Iraqna (part of Orascom), Immarsat, Cable & Wireless, France Telecom, AT&T, Telstra, Compaq (part of HP), Timor Telecom (part of Portugal Telecom International [PTI]), Telenor, Al-Barakaat, Telsom Mobile, Nationlink Telecom (part of Somali Telecoms Group), Ove Arup & Partners, Mott Macdonald, Scottish and Southern Energy, National Grid Transco, Taylor Woodrow, National Power, Alstom, Mitsui Babcock (part of Mitsui), Innogy, Louis Berger Group, ARC, BSC/C&C, Kolin Nafter, Culsan-Cukurova, Mensel, ING, JPMorgan Chase, Afghan International Bank, Hercegovaska Banka, Raffeisen Zentralbank (part of RZB Group), Volksbank, Hypo Alpe Adria Bank, HVB Central Profit Banka (part of Bank Austria Creditanstalt, now part of HVB), National Bank of Pakistan, Habib Bank, National Bank of Punjab, First Micro-Finance Bank of Afghanistan, Rafidain, Rasheed [Iraq], Trade Bank of Iraq, National Bank of Kuwait, Akbank, Banco Comercial Portugues, Bank Millenium, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Caja de Ahorras y Pensiones de Barcelona, Credit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole), Gruppo San Paolo IMI (Sanpaolo IMI), Standard Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Arab Bank [Jordan], Arab Banking Corporation [Bahrain], Export Bank of Iran, Agricultural Bank of Iran, Bank of Agriculture [Turkey], Pashtani Bank, Milli Bank, Bechtel, Kellogg Brown & Root (part of Halliburton), TAYL Investor Group, Hyatt]

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Related companies: Alcatel (now Alcatel-Lucent) Alstom ANZ Bank Arab Bank AT&T Banco Comercial Portugues Bank Austria Creditanstalt Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (part of Mitsubishi UFJ) Bechtel BP Cable and Wireless Celtel China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Compaq (part of HP) Crédit Agricole Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole) Ericsson ExxonMobil France Telecom (now Orange) Halliburton HP (Hewlett-Packard) HVB Hyatt ING JPMorgan Chase KBR Louis Berger Millicom Mitsui MTN National Grid ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Orascom Petronas Portugal Telecom Royal Bank of Canada RZB Group Sanpaolo IMI (part of Intesa Sanpaolo) Scottish and Southern Energy Shell Siemens Stanbic Bank Standard Bank Standard Chartered Talisman (part of Repsol) Telenor Telstra Unocal (part of Chevron) Vodacom