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1 June 1980

[PDF] Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals

Author: Instituto Ethos

[refers to Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Accor, Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos, Alcatel, Amanco, Anglo American, AngloGold, Avon, Banco Bradesco, Banco do Brasil, Bandeirante Energia, BankBoston, BASF, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers...

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16 March 2001

Semiconductor Manufacturers to Limit Emission of Potent Greenhouse Gas

Author: SocialFunds.com

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new partnership to reduce perfluorocompound greenhouse gas emissions in the semiconductor manufacturing process...According to the EPA, the...

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21 June 2001

EIA Announces Industry Pilot Project for Electronics Recycling

Author: Electronic Industries Alliance

The Electronic Industries Alliance, in cooperation with Canon, Hewlett Packard, JVC, Kodak, Nokia, Panasonic, Philips Electronics, Sharp, Sony, and Thomson, today announced the development of an innovative electronics collection and recycling pilot...

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27 November 2001

full report: 2001 Clean Computer Report Card

Author: Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition

[evaluates 28 companies: Apple, Compaq, Dell, e-Machines, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Lexmark, Micron, Viewsonic, Brother, Canon, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Matsushita/Panasonic, NEC, Oki, Seiko Epson (part of Seiko), Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Philips, Daewoo,...

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27 November 2001

press release: Computer Report Card released, Shows U.S. Companies Lagging Far Behind

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18 December 2001

Workers Sue Philips Lighting [USA]

Author: Vicki Smith, Associated Press

Hundreds of former light bulb factory workers who say they were exposed to mercury, arsenic and other toxic chemicals sued Philips Lighting Co. and several other companies Tuesday...The previous owners - Westinghouse Electric Corp., which opened the...

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1 July 2002

[PDF] Beyond Good Deeds: Case Studies and a New Policy Agenda for Corporate Accountability

Author: Michelle Leighton, Naomi Roht-Arriaza & Lyuba Zarsky, California Global Corporate Accountability Project

[coverage includes oil industry & high tech industry; environment; pollution & its impact on human health; health & safety in the workplace; labour rights; security arrangements & human rights abuses; supply chain; codes of conduct;...

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13 December 2002

HAZARDOUS WASTE: Cell Phone Makers, Treaty Countries Join Forces

Author: UN Wire

Basel Convention countries and 10 cellular telephone makers agreed yesterday to cooperate on seeking environmentally friendly ways of disposing of and recycling telephones...The companies that signed the agreement are LG, Mitsubishi, Nokia, Samsung,...

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9 September 2003

Philippines: a union foothold in the export processing zones

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

This report, published in the run-up to the forthcoming Ministerial Conference of the WTO taking place in Cancun, Mexico, from 10-14 September 2003, highlights the stark reality of these export processing zones, which symbolise of the global primacy...

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19 January 2004

ISIS warns that technology companies face many risks

Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times

The study of 11 of the biggest companies in the sector says Hewlett-Packard and Nokia are the best performers overall, although both are better at managing environmental challenges than labour standards. Siemens is in the poorest performing category...

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