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12 May 2008

Christian Aid report says tax evasion by companies responsible for 1,000 deaths a day in developing countries

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12 May 2008

[PDF] Death & taxes: the true toll of tax dodging

Author: Christian Aid

Christian Aid has concluded that the necessary money, and more, is already available [to address poverty]– if only those who owe it would pay up. We are talking about tax. This report seeks to expose the scandal of a global taxation system that allows...

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4 April 2007

Asia-Pacific: Indian corporate responsibility – Asian giant on an ethical crash course

Author: Poulomi Mrinal Saha, Ethical Corporation

[Overview of corporate responsibility initiatives in India, including dalit discrimination, child labour, displacement, climate change. Refers to Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Infosys, National Thermal Power Corporation, WeP Peripherals, General Electric,...

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14 March 2007

Tata Steel receives CSR award from US-India Business Council

Author: Economic Times [India]

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has conferred the 'award for corporate social responsibility in public health' to...Tata Steel [part of Tata Group]...Receiving the award, given to recognise their contribution for combating HIV/AIDS, [managing...

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31 January 2007

Easy subscription makes compliance a casualty [India]

Author: Rajiv Tikoo, Financial Express [India]

When the United Nations Global Compact delisted 203 “inactive” companies for failing to submit their communication on progress earlier this month, it surprised by numbers as well as names. The delisted companies comprised leading Indian companies like...

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2 December 2006

Tata Group bags 'Civil Society Award' from UNAIDS [India]

Author: Tata Group

...Tata Group...has been awarded "Civil Society Award" by UNAIDS for its exemplary role in fighting against HIV in India... [o]ut of the several group companies, [the] contribution of Tata Steel...is commendable... [It] conduct[s] AIDS Awareness...

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28 July 2006

Investors fly in to tap Orissa's mineral riches [India]

Author: Khozem Merchant, Financial Times

Naveen Patnaik, the chief minister of Orissa, says his officials have signed memoranda of understanding for investments totalling Rs2,000bn ($43bn). The memoranda should convert into blast furnaces, refineries and smelters over the next five to seven...

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26 May 2006

Stolen for Steel: Tata Takes Tribal Lands in India

Author: Nityanand Jayaraman, CorpWatch

[In January 2006]...an agitated band of tribal villagers...arrived at the site of Tata Steel’s proposed...steel plant. They demanded that work stop until those already evicted by this and other projects in the area were adequately rehabilitated....

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20 April 2006

Secretary-General Appoints Global Compact Board

Author: UN Global Compact

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed a group of 20 business, labour and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the Board of the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative.....

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1 March 2006

Tata Council for Community Initiatives

Author: Tata Group

...the Tata Council for Community Initiatives...counts 43 chief executive officers of Tata companies among its members. It coordinates the varied and widespread community development activities of Tata companies...TCCI has, in collaboration with the...

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