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25 September 2004

EU bans hazardous chemicals used in toys

Author: Stephen Castle, Independent [UK]

Seven years after campaigners first went into battle against hazardous chemicals being used in baby toys, [EU] ministers agreed yesterday on a permanent ban despite fierce lobbying from industry...The industry signalled yesterday that its long fight...

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6 September 2004

CLP Power under fire for burning more coal [China]

Author: Simon Parry, South China Morning Post

[China]: The new head of the World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong has called on CLP Power to reverse a decision to burn more coal, warning that corporations which damage the environment face a consumer backlash...CLP Power says it has started talks...

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1 September 2004

Slave labour along the Massacre river [Haiti]

Author: Maurice Lemoine, Monde Diplomatique

The Dominican investor [in a free-trade zone in Ouanaminthe, Haiti] was clothing subcontractor Grupo M...with...a reputation for treating [workers] brutally and ignoring union rights and regulations...On 8 June 40 heavily armed soldiers from the...

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11 August 2004

Disney Fined for Pluto Worker's Death

Author: Mike Schneider, Associated Press

Walt Disney Entertainment has been fined $6,300 for the death of a worker dressed as Pluto who was run over and killed by a float as it entered a Magic Kingdom parade.

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8 May 2004

Miramax won't distribute new Moore film

Author: Associated Press

Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," which criticizes President Bush's handling of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and connects the Bush family with Osama bin Laden's, won't be released through Miramax Films on orders from parent company Disney...Disney...

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5 May 2004
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5 May 2004
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Author: AFP

Le groupe américain Walt Disney a interdit à sa filiale Miramax de diffuser un documentaire très critique sur le président George W. Bush réalisé par le cinéaste Michael Moore, a révélé mercredi le New York Times citant des responsables des deux...

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1 April 2004

Greenpeace report says Walt Disney children's clothes contain hazardous chemicals

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1 January 2004

[PDF] full report: "Promoting International Worker Rights through Private Voluntary Initiatives: Public Relations or Public Policy?" - A Report to the U.S. Dept. of State

Author: Elliot J. Schrage, commissioned by University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR)

[refers to soccer ball companies Adidas, Brine, Franklin, Mitre, Mizuno, Moltex Sporting Goods, Nike, Reebok, Saga Sports, Umbro; coffee industry companies Kraft (part of Altria), Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, Starbucks; toy-related...

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10 December 2003

International Council of Cruise Lines and Conservation International Announce Joint Initiative

Author: International Council of Cruise Lines

The International Council of Cruise Lines (ICCL) and Conservation International (CI) today announced a joint initiative to protect biodiversity in top cruise destinations and promote industry practices that minimize the cruise industry’s environmental...

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