Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Thailand
Author: Agence France Presse
US oil giant Unocal Corp. has agreed in principle to settle a lawsuit brought by Myanmar villagers who claim it condoned the use of slave labour during the building of a gas pipeline, Unocal said. [also refers to Total, PTT]
Author: Deepa Babington, Reuters
Unocal Corp. has agreed to settle two closely watched [US] lawsuits accusing the U.S. oil giant of turning a blind eye to human rights abuses that occurred during the construction of a pipeline in Myanmar, it said on Monday. [also refers to Total, PTT...
Author: Burma Campaign UK
[refers to Total, PTT, Unocal, Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), & includes "Investors perspective" by Co-operative Financial Services]
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- Related companies: Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Group Co-operative Insurance Society (part of Co-operative Group) Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE) PTT Total Unocal (part of Chevron)
Author: Luc Zandvliet & Ana Paula do Nascimento, Corporate Engagement Project
During the visit to Myanmar/Burma and Thailand, CEP [Corporate Engagement Project] spoke with a broad range of stakeholders to gain a better understanding of people’s perspectives concerning Total’s operations in Myanmar/Burma...our observations...
Author: coalition d'Ong & syndicats, dont Actions birmanie, Agir ici, Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme, France Libertés, Info Birmanie, Ligue des droits de l'homme & Sud chimie
Nous soutenons dans ce rapport que les activités de Total en Birmanie, notamment le projet gazier de Yadana, constituent un soutien moral et financier direct à la junte militaire...une seule solution est envisageable : le retrait de Total de Birmanie. ...
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- Related companies: Aon British American Tobacco Carnival Heineken Levi Strauss Moattama Gas Transportation Company (part of Total) Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE) Premier Oil PricewaterhouseCoopers PTT PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP, part of PTT) Total Triumph International Unocal (part of Chevron) WPP
Where do you draw the line? - Research into the financial links between five bank groups and companies that abuse human rights
Author: Netwerk Vlaanderen [Belgium]
[describes human rights concerns regarding companies & projects in which AXA, Dexia, Fortis, ING & KBC have invested] Regarding credit, AXA informs us that every offer of credit is subject to ethical rules and the rule of law... AXA states...
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Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...
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Total SA said it has agreed to pay 5.2 mln eur to settle claims that the oil giant used forced labour at its Yadana gas pipeline project in Myanmar, ending legal proceedings that had been brought against the company in a French court in 2002... Total...
Author: Carbon Disclosure Project, ASrIA, Trucost
In 2006, CDP [Carbon Disclosure Project] extended [its] information request to over 2000 companies in total, which included 125 from Asia excluding Japan... Overall, only 26% of the companies responded to the information request...The mixed response...
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