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18 April 2018

USA: Court finds paint manufacturer PPG liable for pollution posing risk to health & environment in lawsuit over chemicals spill

Author: Matthew Medsger, TRIBLive (USA)

"Judge: PPG solely liable for pollution near Ford City", 17 Apr 2018...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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31 July 2016

Paint used by car makers linked to illegal mines in India reliant on child labour and debt bondage, company responses included

Author: Peter Bengtsen & Annie Kelly, Guardian [UK]

"Vauxhall and BMW among car firms linked to child labour over glittery mica paint", 28 July 2016...

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29 March 2013
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Author: Sandra Besson, Actualités News Environnement [France]

Du plomb est généralement ajouté à la peinture…pour accélérer le processus de séchage et…améliorer sa durabilité, mais du fait des effets toxique du plomb, cette pratique a été interdite dans de nombreux pays…[L]’inhalation et l’ingestion…peut...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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5 April 2011

Better Cleanup Planned at Former Chrome Plant [USA]

Author: Mireya Navarro, New York Times

The [green] liquid [on the streets] turned out to be runoff from the site of a former chrome production plant that operated for decades in Jersey City...Residents...decided to take on the polluters...Under a federal court settlement...PPG Industries...

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20 May 2010

Jersey City Files Chromium Waste Lawsuit against Honeywell, PPG [USA]

Author: Environmental Leader [USA]

Residents in Jersey City, N.J., have filed a lawsuit against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania that alleges the companies dumped and failed to clean up hexavalent chromium waste in their neighborhoods. The...

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26 January 2010

GE, Intel and Ford top new Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes on Bloomberg

Author: Maplecroft

Professional investors can now see which US companies are best equipped to handle environmental policy changes and produce climate-related innovation, with the launch of three new Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (CIIs) on the BLOOMBERG...

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14 September 2009

USA: Report finds number of companies with top ratings for lesbian & gay policies increased 20% despite recession

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13 September 2009

[PDF] "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2010:A report card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America."

Author: Human Rights Campaign

305 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent this year, compared with 260 businesses in the previous year. This accounts for 58 businesses that reached 100 percent for the first time and 13 no longer on the list, for a net increase of 45...

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