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Article
12 March 2003

Results of first Corporate Responsibility Index published [UK]

Author: Business in the Community

Business in the Community has released the results of its first annual Corporate Responsibility Index today. The index publicly benchmarks the responsible business practice of top companies in the UK...Companies in the top quintile are: 3M;...

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Article
2 March 2003

When does protest work?

Author: Lola Okolosie, Observer [UK]

Leading campaigners and experts told The Observer what made campaigning effective - and how companies needed to ensure that corporate accountability was not simply a PR exercise if they wanted to protect their brands and reputations. [refers to Shell,...

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Lawsuit
4 November 2002

Sweatshop labour lawsuit (re Bolivian migrant workers in Argentina)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In 2005 the Fundación Liga Argentina por los Derechos Humanos (Argentine Human Rights League Foundation) (FLADH) filed complaints and testimony with the Office of the Public Advocate in Buenos Aires regarding the dire situation of Bolivian migrant...

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Article
21 September 2002

No trust without verification

Author: Tracey A. Swift, in Human Rights & Business Matters, Amnesty International UK Business Group Newsletter no. 6

Tracey A Swift, director of research at AccountAbility, argues that social reports must include external verification to be credible

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Article
24 April 2002

Ethics can be profitable, says UK's Co-Op Bank

Author: Allan Dowd, Reuters

Britain's Co-Operative Bank reported a record annual profit yesterday and said it was reaping the rewards of ethical investment.

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Article
8 April 2002

IUF and New Zealand Dairy Workers' Union Sign International Union Rights Agreement with Fonterra

Author: IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations

The IUF and its affiliated New Zealand Dairy Workers Union (NZDWU) today signed an agreement on international trade union rights and minimum labour standards with the New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, the fourth largest global...

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Article
14 January 2002

UK Bank Offers Green Mortgages

Author: Susan Wennemyr, SocialFunds.com

Co-operative Bank...has gone out on a limb to provide its customers a "carbon-neutral" mortgage product. The bank conducts free energy checks on financed buildings to determine how much carbon is needed to operate them. It then plants trees in Uganda...

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Article
3 July 2001

Co-op to ban pesticides in food amid health fears

Author: Elizabeth Piper, Reuters

The Co-operative Group, a major UK farmer and retailer, said yesterday it would ban more than 20 pesticides used to produce food worldwide amid fears about their impact on health and the environment.

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Lawsuit
22 April 2001

Sanlu lawsuits (re tainted milk in China)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

三鹿毒奶粉事件诉讼摘要 (中文版)...

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Article
1 April 2000

How principles benefit the bottom line: view from the Co-operative Bank

Author: Amnesty International UK Business Group / Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum

Excerpts from chapter 1.2: "The business case for human rights", in "Human rights -- is it any of your business? [A management primer]"

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