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1 November 2011

[PDF] Out of focus: Labour rights in Vietnam's digital camera factories

Author: Swedwatch & SOMO

Multinational electronics companies have been keen to invest in production facilities in Vietnam in recent years. However, in the past decade their biggest incentive - cheap labour - and laws restricting dialogue between workforce and employers have...

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1 October 2011

[PDF] OECD work on conflict-free mineral supply chains & the U.S. Dodd Frank Act

Author: OECD Investment Division

This leaflet responds to questions being received on how the OECD Due Diligence Guidance assists companies to comply with Section 1502 of the U.S. Dodd Frank Act...Using the OECD Guidance to generate the information required under Section 1052 of the...

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14 March 2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami - company contributions to humanitarian aid

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...

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18 January 2011
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Author: propos recueilli par Véronique Smée, Novethic

Pékin a créé un dispositif demandant aux agences locales de l'environnement de publier la liste noire des entreprises qui ne respectent pas les seuils de pollution autorisés...Explications avec Joëlle Brohier, co-fondatrice du site RSE et PED,...

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26 July 2010

Cleaning up the IT industry’s supply chain in China: Ma Jun, water expert and environmental advocate

Author: Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (China), and the Asia Water Project

In April...35 Chinese NGOs...initiated a dialogue with 27 of the world’s leading electronics companies. The NGOs were concerned that these companies’ supply chains were contributing to the dumping of heavy metals in China’s water bodies...In June, the...

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1 April 2009

Take Action: Urge Electronics Companies to Sign the Conflict Minerals Pledge

Author: Raise Hope for Congo - A Campaign of Enough Project

The conflict in eastern Congo...is fueled in significant part by a multi-million dollar trade in minerals. Armed groups generate an estimated $144 million each year by trading four main minerals: the ores that produce the metals tin, tantalum,...

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28 January 2009

100 Corporations That Will Survive 100 Years

Author: Corporate Knights & Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: Acciona, Accor, Adidas, Advanced Micro Devices, Aeon, Air France-KLM, Alcoa, Amazon.com, Atlantia, Atlas Copco, BASF, Baxter International, BG Group, BHP Billiton, British Land, British Sky Broadcasting,...

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28 November 2008

The Role of Business in Poverty Reduction towards a Sustainable Corporate Story? [requires free registration]

Author: Rob van Tulder, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

This paper addresses the way in which the largest firms in the world are coping with their involvement in the issue of poverty at home and abroad…It aims at identifying and documenting various strategies that can be and are employed by corporations to...

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1 November 2008

TV Recycling Report Card

Author: Electronics TakeBack Coalition

B: Sony (B-)... C: Samsung, LG, Wal-Mart... D: Panasonic, Sharp, Toshiba, Best Buy... F: Funai, Hitachi, JVC, Mitsubishi, Philips, Thomson, Vizio, Target, Sanyo

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1 November 2008

TV makers graded on take-back policies to prevent e-waste - Sony leads, 9 firms fail

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