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30 November 2005

Best-Practice AIDS Standard: Interactive Company Case Studies Database

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

[case studies include: Abbott Laboratories, Accra Brewery, African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American, AngloGold, Barbados Employers' Confederation, BP, British American Tobacco, Chevron Texaco (now Chevron), Coca–Cola, Compagnie Ivoirienne d...

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29 November 2005

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS announces new best practice standard for corporate AIDS programmes

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15 November 2005

Jharkhand tribal groups up in arms against projects [India]

Author: Press Trust of India (PTI)

Tribal outfits and political parties in mineral-rich Kolhan region of Jharkhand are up in arms against development projects,...fearing they would result in large scale displacement of inhabitants and loss of their sources of livelihood... According to...

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1 November 2005

Country Study: India

Author: SustainAbility

There is legislation with regard to labour rights and the environment, and there have been high profile actions such as the closure of polluting factories around the Taj Mahal. However, outdated laws and corruption inhibits the judiciary from...

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24 September 2005

AIDS! What's your company doing? [India]

Author: Sangeeta Singh,

...there is little corporate preparedness [in India] for it [HIV/AIDS] so, today, should you discover that a colleague has picked up the debilitating virus, chances are he or she will be fired under some pretext...On the positive side, there's...

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20 September 2005

Coalition of Diverse Companies From Around the World Commit to First-Ever 'World Safety Declaration'

Author: DuPont

A coalition of diverse, cross-industry companies from around the world today announced their commitment to advance workplace and home safety practices globally over the next three years by participating in the first-ever "World Safety Declaration:...

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17 August 2005

The business of fighting HIV/AIDS [India]

Author: Tarun Das and Sharmila Kantha, Indian Express

Indian industry has not lagged behind in efforts to combat the virus...Tata Steel has a large HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme and regularly conducts awareness programmes. Ashok Leyland has reached out to 90,000 truckers during its training...

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21 July 2005

Sustainability reporting catching up [India]

Author: Business Standard [India]

Sustainability reporting, which has already become popular in developed countries, is gradually gaining acceptance [in] India too...Sustainability with a wide range of subjects from resource management to human rights. Speaking at a...

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11 March 2005

UN Global Compact’s South Asian meeting focuses on responsible business practices for combating poverty

Author: Millennium Campaign

The United Nations Global Compact's first major regional meeting in South Asia concluded on March 9 with a call to pursue responsible business practices to help combat poverty...[the meeting was] Held in Jamshedpur, India...[and] Hosted by the...

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10 March 2005

Subir Raha pushes UN`s Global Compact [India]

Author: Tapan Chakravorti, Business Standard [India]

Subir Raha, president of Global Compact Society of India & chairman and managing director of the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), said the corporate sector would have to adopt the principles of Global Compact laid down by the UN Secretary...

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