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[PDF] full report: "The Materiality of Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance Issues to Equity Pricing: 11 Sector Studies by Brokerage House Analysts at the Request of the UNEP Finance Initiative Asset Management Working Group"
Author: UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative
[contributions by ABN Amro, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (part of Dresdner Bank, which is part of Allianz), Goldman Sachs, HSBC, NikkoCitigroup (joint venture Nikko Cordial & Citigroup), Nomura, UBS, West LB. Also includes...
- Related companies: ABN Amro Allianz BP British Airways Centrica CEPSA Chevron Citigroup Deutsche Bank Dresdner Bank (part of Allianz) E.ON easyJet Electrabel Eni ExxonMobil Foschini Goldman Sachs Honda Iberdrola Iberia Lufthansa Lukoil Marathon Oil Matsushita (now Panasonic) Mitsubishi Group Mr Price Nikko Cordial Nomura Norsk Hydro (now part of Statoil) OMV RWE Ryanair Sanyo (part of Panasonic) Scottish and Southern Energy Sharp Shell Statoil Toyota UBS West LB Woolworths Holdings Yukos
The World Economic Forum has launched a new matchmaking service designed to create public-private partnerships for the delivery, conservation and management of water projects in Africa...The initiative is co-chaired by...Alcan Inc...and RWE/Thames...
[PDF] Are the debates on water privatization missing the point? Experiences from Africa, Asia and Latin America
Author: Jessica Budds, doctoral candidate in Geography & Environment at Univ. of Oxford, & Gordon McGranahan, director of Human Settlements Programme, Intl. Institute for Environment & Development, in Environment & Urbanization journal
This paper has two principal aims: first, to unravel some of the arguments mobilized in the controversial privatization debate, and second, to review the scale and nature of private sector provision of water and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin...
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- Related companies: Aguas Argentinas (now Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos - AySA) Ayala Biwater Grupo Agbar Manila Water (joint venture Ayala, Mitsubishi Corp. & United Utilities) Mitsubishi Group RWE SAUR (part of Bouygues) Suez Thames Water (part of RWE) United Utilities Veolia Environnement (formerly Vivendi)
Author: Halifax Initiative Coalition & Social Justice Committee
The World Bank and the IMF have used their considerable power to force countries to privatize natural and public resources. This report documents some of the impacts, ranging from reduced access to essential services, loss of jobs and increased...
Author: Jim Lobe, OneWorld.net
More than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from around the world have issued an "Evian Water Challenge" to leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) major industrial nations that will meet next week in Evian, France, demanding that they stop...
Author: Friends of the Earth
A new report to be released on the eve of the Third World Water Forum shows that water privatization has had negative impacts on communities in many countries and threatens to affect an increasing number of people in 2003 [refers to Suez, Vivendi...
Author: Frans van der Woerd, David Levy & Katie Begg (eds.), Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice (no. 39)
includes chapters on: "An Overview of Corporate Strategies" [refers to BP, Lafarge, General Motors, DuPont, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Shell, United Technologies, Whirlpool, Deutsche Telekom, Gerling Group, Munich Re, Ford, Coca-Cola, Alcan,...
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