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PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation)

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PetroChina is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It was created in November 1999 as part of the restructuring of CNPC.

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2 March 2013

Chad: Report on environmental issues & management by CNPC

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4 February 2013

State-owned oil companies in firing line over Beijing's pollution [China]

Author: Reuters

[R]ancid haze enveloping Beijing has turned the spotlight on the mainland's two largest oil companies…[A]nalysts say the oil companies' foot-dragging and disregard of environmental regulations underscore a critical challenge facing a toothless...

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22 January 2013

China Clean-Air Bid Faces Resistance

Author: Brian Spegele & Wayne Ma, Wall Street Journal

China's programs to cut emissions from coal-fired power plants…[have been] undermined by rapidly rising industrial output, such as coal-fueled steel production, and lagging fuel standards for China's ballooning numbers of cars and trucks…The problem...

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10 December 2012

CNPC starts work on China-Burma gas line

Author: Argus Media

PetroChina has begun work on the Yunnan section of the Burma…-China gas pipeline…The project…extends to…15 prefectures and cities… [T]he project faces a threat from political tensions. Violence in Rakhine targeting the Muslim Royhinga population has...

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30 April 2012

JPMorgan Issues Proxy Statement Opposing Genocide-Free Investing Proposal

Author: Investors Against Genocide

Despite the fact that JPMorgan Chase owns over a billion dollars worth of PetroChina, a company widely recognized as contributing to the genocide in Sudan, the company stated in its proxy statement issued yesterday that it opposes a shareholder...

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1 February 2012
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Author: Geert van Vliet et Géraud Magrin, CIRAD, pour l'Agence française de développement

[Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme a invité la CNPC à répondre à ce rapport. Sa réponse et disponible (seulement en chinois) dans le document ci-dessous.] Ce livre aborde les facteurs qui influencent la gestion...

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26 January 2012

Conoco, Cnooc Parent Reach $160 Million Oil Spill Settlement [China]

Author: Jason Paton, Bloomberg

ConocoPhillips and China National Offshore Oil Corp. will pay…$160 million to compensate Chinese fishermen for losses arising from oil leaks…The companies reached an agreement with the agriculture ministry to pay 1 billion yuan, Conoco...said...That’s...

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3 January 2012

Dutch pension fund puts Walmart, PetroChina on investment blacklist

Author: DutchNews.nl

Civil service pension fund APB has put American supermarket chain Walmart and oil giant PetroChina on its investment blacklist. ABP, one of the biggest pension funds in the world, said in a statement it is excluding Walmart because ‘its personnel...

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12 December 2011

[PDF] Annual Report 2011: Council of Ethics for the Government Pension Fund Global [Norway]

Author: Council of Ethics for the Govt. Pension Fund Global [Norway]

Since the last annual report, four new recommendations have been made public. In these recommendations, the Council on Ethics recommended the exclusion of five companies from the Fund. The Ministry of Finance has excluded three companies and put one...

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7 December 2011

The Global Lawyer: How Not to Be an Evil Law Firm

Author: Michael D. Goldhaber, American Lawyer Daily [USA]

Once upon a time, a law firm could assuage its guilt by seeking asylum for a Tibetan monk or, if there were no pro bono hours to spare, cutting a check to a Tibetan charity. Then global law firms reached a new level of consciousness, which all too...

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