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23 May 2005

Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Author: Greenpeace

Because our mobile phones, computers and other electronic products are made using toxic ingredients, workers at production sites are at risk of exposure and the products cannot be recycled safely when they are discarded. Many are routinely, and often...

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1 May 2005

[PDF] full report: "Toxic Tech - Pulling the Plug on Dirty Electronics"

Author: Greenpeace

The world’s booming consumption of electronic and electrical goods has created a corresponding explosion in electronic scrap containing toxic, persistent chemicals and heavy metals...Every year, hundreds of thousands of old computers and mobile phones...

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14 April 2005

Thinking local on ethics [So. Korea]

Author: James Rose, Ethical Corporation

...the “Corporate Responses to Global Trends in CSR [Corporate Social Responsibility” conference has served to set a signpost in the progression of business ethics in Korea...progress, however, may not be rapid. [refers to Yuhan Kimberly (joint venture...

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14 January 2005

China: 2008 Olympics in Beijing - Human Rights Watch briefing on business & labour rights

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14 January 2005

International Olympic Committee Partners

Author: Human Rights Watch

As partners, these companies are granted exclusive marketing rights and the right to use Olympics logos on their products. [As of 13 Jan 2005 list includes Atos Origin, Coca-Cola, General Electric, John Hancock (part of Manulife), Eastman Kodak Company...

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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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1 January 2005

New benchmarks for addressing product toxicity, even in areas of scientific uncertainty

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1 January 2005

[PDF] Protecting Public Health, Increasing Profits And Promoting Innovation By Benchmarking Corporate Governance of Chemicals in Products

Author: Richard A. Liroff, World Wildlife Fund

[Case studies on Samsung, Fujitsu, Sony, SC Johnson, Nike, Marks & Spencer, Boots, Gerber Products (part of Novartis), Chiquita. Also refers to Apple, Avon, Baxter, Compaq (part of Hewlett-Packard [HP]), Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM, Abbott...

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4 December 2004

India Inc has a change of heart

Author: Samyukta Bhowmick, Rediff.com

Some corporations have caught on; major groups such as the Birla Group, the Tata Group, the Jindal Group and ITC, and individual companies and banks such as Samsung and ICICI, have earned recognition by their support of sustainable development, in...

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25 November 2004

Wal-Mart Bows to Trade Unions at Stores in China

Author: David Barboza, New York Times

After years of opposing unions in the United States and around the world, Wal-Mart Stores said this week that it would allow a union at its operations in China. But the decision appears to reflect a bow to Chinese law more than a change in Wal-Mart's...

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