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28 December 2001

Cute toy rabbits belie ordeal of Chinese labour camps

Author: Kelly Burke, Sydney Morning Herald

Imprisoned for her beliefs and forced to make toys for a multinational company:...stamped indelibly on her brain are the faces of 100,000 long-eared, buck-toothed toy rabbits, bearing the Nestlé brand...Ms Zeng and about 130 other prisoners were...

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27 December 2001

Tyson Foods discussing resolution of Clean Water case [USA]

Author: Reuters

Tyson Foods Inc., the world's largest poultry processor, said yesterday it is discussing a resolution of a government investigation into alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at a Missouri facility.

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27 December 2001

SBI Promotes Responsible Business Practices Alongside Profits

Author: Trevor Snorek-Yates, SocialFunds.com

The Sustainable Business Institute (SBI), a non-profit, non-partisan organization based in San Jose, California, is promoting the understanding of sustainability in the business community and beyond...SBI Executive Director Jessica Fullmer founded the...

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27 December 2001

China shuts down Shenzhen labour lawyer's practice

Author: Jonathan Ansfield, Reuters

China's southern boomtown of Shenzhen has shut down the practice of a lawyer renowned for defending and housing victims of work-related accidents, the lawyer said on Thursday.

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27 December 2001

Coal mine blast reported kills 16 in eastern China

Author: Reuters

The blast in the eastern province of Shandong was the latest in series of grim accidents in China's mining industry that have killed more than 5,000 people so far this year.

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27 December 2001

Fleet Unveils Global Environmental Management Program

Author: FleetBoston Financial Corporation

Affirms Commitment to Environmental Protection - Endorses CERES Principles and the UNEP Statement by Financial Institutions

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27 December 2001

Groups file pollution suit against Alcoa in Texas

Author: Reuters

Environmental and public interest groups filed suit yesterday against Alcoa Inc., the world's biggest aluminum producer, alleging violations of the Clean Air Act by the company's smelter in Rockdale, Texas

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27 December 2001

Suit seeks halt to Alcoa emissions

Author: Randy Lee Loftis, Dallas Morning News

Company has said Central Texas smelter complies with law

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27 December 2001

AFL-CIO Vigorously Opposes the Bush Administration's Elimination of Contractor Responsibility Rules

Author: AFL-CIO

It is an outrage for the Bush Administration to revoke the contractor responsibility rules designed to protect the public and the government from corporate contractors that do not respect labor, civil rights, and environmental laws and consumer...

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27 December 2001

Shift work link to heart disease

Author: BBC News

A study in Antarctica has supported theories that night shift workers are at increased risk of developing heart disease.

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