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19 June 2013

Philips, Gertrude partner to screen pregnancies

Author: Jemimah Wangui, Capital FM (Kenya)

Royal Phillips in partnership with Gertrude’s Foundation unveiled a free maternity ultra- sound screening camp in the Githogoro slum...“The ultra- sound initiative is aimed at detecting early abnormalities in women. Also women who have complications...

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24 May 2013

Philips to invest in Zim health [Zimbabwe]

Author: The Herald Online (Zimbabwe)

Royal Philips...has expressed its commitment to help improve health care infrastructure in the country...[The] company’s general manager in Africa, Mr Peter van de Ven, said technology enhanced lives as it enabled early detection of complications....

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2 May 2013

Maternal healthcare project launched in Nairobi [Kenya]

Author: Daily Nation [Kenya]

A pilot project aimed at improving maternal healthcare in Mathare North Health Centre in Nairobi where an average of two mothers die daily has been launched. The initiative, Philips “Fabric of Africa” campaign, will result in the multinational...

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2 May 2013

[video] Congo's Tin Idea

Author: Al Jazeera

[T]he special envoy on natural resources to the Dutch ministry of foreign affairs and has persuaded a handful of the world’s largest electronic companies to consider taking part in a…project…creat[ing] a transparency system based around a tin mine...

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18 March 2013

UNCTAD hosts first Global Corporate Social Responsibility Retreat [Switzerland]

Author: UN Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat…bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a…peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from...

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1 January 2013

Report finds information & communication industry makes progress eliminating conflict minerals from supply chain while other industries remain behind

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1 January 2013

[PDF] What's Needed: An Overview of Multi-Stakeholder and Industry Activities to Achieve Conflict-Free Minerals

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

[Refers to Advanced Micro Devices (ADM), AIM Metals & Alloys, Alpha, American Mitsuba, AngloGold Ashanti, Apple, Asahi Pretec, AT&T, AVX, Banro, Best Buy, Boeing, BorgWarner, Cartier (part of Richemont), Chrysler, Cisco, Dell, Deloitte, Delphi...

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19 September 2012
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Author: Le Potentiel [Rép. dém. du Congo]

...certaines nations ont imaginé et instauré des mécanismes [pour]...décourager le commerce des minerais du sang...Il s’agit, d’abord, des Etats-Unis avec la loi Dodd-Frank. Et, tout dernièrement, des Pays-Bas avec l’«initiative étain sans conflit »,...

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16 August 2012

Taking Conflict Out of Consumer Gadgets: Company Rankings on Conflict Minerals 2012

Author: Sasha Lezhnev & Alexandra Hellmuth, Enough Project

Leading electronics companies are making progress in eliminating conflict minerals from their supply chains, but still cannot label their products as being conflict free...Intel, Motorola..., HP, and Apple...have developed conflict minerals programs.....

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9 May 2012

Press conference round table 'Fair Electronics'

Author: GoodElectronics, SOMO [Netherlands]

Philips, HP, Sony, other big electronic brands and telecom providers are meeting in Amsterdam this week with labour organisations and CSOs for a round table on working conditions in the electronics sector. Well known participating CSOs are the Fair...

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