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1 March 2011

Canadian companies urged to look at the cost of doing business with despots

Author: Geoffrey York, CTV News [Canada]

[T]he…rebellions in Egypt and Tunisia… – and, a few days after the convention, in Libya – have shown the risks of relying on autocracy. Two of Canada’s biggest companies, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and Suncor Energy Inc., suddenly found their reputations...

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17 January 2011
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Author: Mahefa Rakotomalala, L'Express de Madagascar

Madagascar relance sa candidature à l'Initiative pour la transparence dans les industries extractives. Quatre compagnies ont adhéré au processus... Un plan d'action a déjà été élaboré dans le cadre du processus de validation. Mais après les évènements...

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12 February 2009

Siberian Dam Threatens to Destroy a Culture

Author: Maria Antonova, Moscow Times

[T]he state has revived…Brezhnev-era plans to construct Russia's largest hydropower plant, much to the horror of the [indigenous] Evenks [population] and environmentalists who say the resulting reservoir would fundamentally alter the region's...

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13 November 2007

Company building Vancouver transit line guilty of intimidating foreign workers

Author: Canadian Press

In a complaint to the B.C. Human Rights Commission, the Construction and Specialized Workers' Union claimed that SELI Canada and its partner SNC-Lavalin tried to get foreign workers on the project to sign a petition saying they didn't want the union...

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20 February 2006

Yes, Master - How Western companies are selling their souls for a piece of the massive Chinese market

Author: Steve Maich, Macleans [Canada]

A former executive with Occidental Chemical Corp. and ex-president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, [John] Kamm has spent the past 16 years working for human rights reform in China... [L]ately, he has watched in disbelief as some of...

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26 January 2004

Global Engineering And Construction Firms Adopt Anti-Corruption Principles

Author: World Economic Forum

In a move to combat global corruption within their own industry, 19 leading international engineering and construction...companies today signed and adopted a set of business principles for countering bribery. [companies are: Fouad M.T. Alghanim &...

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