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1 June 2008

The Toyota You Don’t Know: The Race to the Bottom in the Auto Industry

Author: National Labor Committee [USA]

Overworked to death... Sweatshops and human trafficking: Toyota’s parts supply chain is riddled with sweatshop abuse, including the human trafficking of tens of thousands of foreign guest workers—mostly from China and Vietnam—to Japan, where they are...

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19 December 2007

EU fuels controversy with fine proposals for carmakers

Author: AFP

The European Commission sparked controversy on Wednesday with plans to fine carmakers that miss proposed cuts in ca[rbon emissions from new cars, slammed by both industry and environmentalists... The proposals have been the subject of fierce lobbying...

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14 November 2007

[DOC] Letter to Toyota Chairman Fujio Cho from Trillium Asset Management & Domini Social Investments regarding Toyota group investments in Burma

Author: Susan Baker Martin, Trillium Asset Management & Adam Kanzer, Domini Social Investments

We are writing to Toyota Motor Corporation because Toyota’s business ties to the military regime in Burma present a notable material risk to the reputation of the Toyota brand and long-term shareholder value... Toyota Motor Corporation’s trading...

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1 August 2007

The business of ethics remixed [India]

Author: Sudhir K Sinha, vice president, Group CSR/Reliance ADA, in Hardnews [India]

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a highly misunderstood and misinterpreted term in India...Some Indian companies believe that merely complying with laws and regulations fulfills their need for social responsibility...A responsible corporate...

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1 September 2006

[PDF] An Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility in Hungary

Author: FIDH (Intl. Federation for Human Rights)

The fact-finding mission aimed to document and analyse CSR implementation by national and multinational companies in Hungary. It also sought to examine the existing regulatory framework...[refers to Suzuki, Visteon, Paks, Tesco, Auchan, Magyar Telekom...

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Article
19 June 2006

Time for the mining industry to clean up its act [Canada]

Author: David Suzuki, Tillsonburg News [Canada]

...mining can have a huge environmental impact, and some companies are giving the industry a bad name around the world - with Canadian firms being some of the biggest offenders...Last fall, the federal Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and...

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Article
28 March 2006

Indian Firms Must Hire 'Dalits' Says Gov't

Author: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Inter Press Service

India's...government has on the anvil controversial legislation that would see jobs reserved for ‘dalits'...in private corporations after a pattern that has long existed in the public sector. Opposition to the proposed law is already building up from...

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Article
8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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26 May 2005

Burma sanctions: isolating whom?

Author: Ethical Corporation [leader]

The ethics of the ongoing Burma boycott may be slightly more complex than they seem...More people are going to Burma...There are reasons to reconsider [sanctions]. For one thing, sanctions are probably not working. According to the Brussels-based...

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25 January 2005

Burma and multinational companies: who profits and how it works

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

The 28-page document, entitled “Doing Business with Burma”, concentrates on investment in and trade with Burma and shows how foreign business relationships with Burma - by large and small multinational companies - generate vast profits for the country...

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