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13 May 2002

No end to the savagery in Colombia

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

"It is clear to us," said ICFTU General Secretary Guy Ryder, "that despite repeated promises, forces linked to the government in Colombia have not ceased to target trade unionists."...being involved in trade union activity in Colombia is tantamount to...

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13 May 2002

Mandatory social reporting - an idea whose time has come?

Author: Peter Frankental, Business Group Manager of Amnesty International UK, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

...there should be a mandatory requirement for all companies to state their policy regarding social responsibility, human rights and environmental performance (even if the company’s decision is not to have a policy on some or all of these issues). The...

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13 May 2002

Morley Fund Management publishes Sustainability Matrix

Author: Morley Fund Management

Morley Fund Management today releases its first Sustainability Matrix. This Matrix ranks FTSE 100 companies according to social and environmental criteria and provides a new measure of business sustainability.

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13 May 2002

Making a Workable Tobin Tax: Interview with Joseph Stiglitz

Author: interview of Joseph Stiglitz, by Sonia Mikich, in Monitor

As the world is becoming more integrated, globalization has occurred, we have more needs that need to be fulfilled at the global level, we have needs in terms of financing the war against AIDS and other international diseases, the war against terror,...

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13 May 2002

Environmentalists launch campaign against ExxonMobil for global warming stance

Author: Greenpeace USA

Greenpeace Report Details More Than a Decade of Deception and Undue Influence

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13 May 2002

Week of protest against Exxon

Author: Greenpeace International

As a week of protest against giant oil corporation Exxon gets underway, Greenpeace in the USA today will launch a report detailing the company's history of deliberate efforts to sabotage international action on climate change.

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13 May 2002

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: U.N. Forum Meets For First Time

Author: UN Wire

The U.N. Economic and Social Council's Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today begins its first annual two-week meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York, bringing together indigenous leaders and civil society representatives...The body is charged...

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13 May 2002

Indonesian forests vanishing into paper - scientist

Author: Reuters

Indonesia's tropical rain forest, the world's third largest, is vanishing at an alarming rate as the country's pulp and paper industry has grown ten-fold over the past decade, an international scientist said last week.

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13 May 2002

US to release first-ever measurement of dioxins

Author: Reuters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said last week it will release as early as next week new pollution data that for the first time tracks emissions of the cancer-causing chemical dioxin.

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13 May 2002

Aid can kill with kindness, say Thai mussel farmers

Author: Erin Prelypchan, Reuters

[criticism of Asian Development Bank for funding project which was intended to clean up polluted canals, but dumps toxins on mussel farms, making the seafood dangerous to eat and nearly impossible to sell]

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