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23 February 2009
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Author: UNICEF

...[L]'entreprise IKEA, par le biais de sa branche philanthropique, l'Initiative sociale d'IKEA, renforce encore son appui aux enfants en offrant 48 millions de dollars aux programmes de l'UNICEF en Inde...M. Saad Houry, Directeur général adjoint de l...

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27 January 2009

Corporate aid for hearing and speech impaired kids - Amway launches project [India]

Author: The Telegraph [India]

Amway Opportunity Foundation unveiled “Project Sunrise”, a global welfare initiative for the less privileged child...Amway Opportunity Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of Amway India [part of Alticor]... will partner Kshitish Muk...

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7 February 2007

Cheap labour, illegal job [India]

Author: Zeeshan Jawed, Calcutta Telegraph

[T]he closely-kept secret of exploitation and illegal practice in...[hole-in-the-wall] units [in Howrah] tumbled out as seven employees of Mahalaxmi Embroidery...were trapped in a daybreak inferno and charred to death...[V]ariety of items - from...

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27 November 2006

Secrets, Lies and Sweatshops [China]

Author: Dexter Roberts & Pete Engardio, with Aaron Bernstein, Stanley Holmes, Xiang Ji, Business Week

...[M]ajor American retailers and name brands have answered accusations that they exploit "sweatshop" labor with elaborate codes of conduct and on-site monitoring. But in China many factories have just gotten better at concealing abuses. Internal...

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1 October 2005

Notable Communications on Progress

Author: UN Global Compact

The policy on Communication on Progress (COP), introduced in 2003, was designed to increase transparency around Global Compact companies and their actions in support of the ten principles. Companies are asked to communicate publicly on their progress...

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9 July 2004

DuPont Failed to Report Teflon Health Risks, EPA [US Environmental Protection Agency] Says

Author: Chris Baltimore, Reuters

DuPont Co., the No. 2 U.S. chemicals maker, failed to report human health risks from a key ingredient in Teflon beginning in the early 1980s.

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17 November 2003

Major Companies Announce ‘Clean Cargo’ Performance Survey

Author: GreenBiz.com

More than a dozen manufacturers, retailers, and shipping companies have announced the Clean Cargo Environmental Performance Survey for shippers to gauge their carriers’ environmental management performance and address the environmental impacts of their...

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16 April 2003

EPA steps up study of Teflon chemical risk to humans [USA]

Author: Reuters

An unregulated chemical used in furniture, carpet and Teflon could be a serious health risk to the public, prompting the Environmental Protection Agency this week to launch an in-depth assessment to determine its safety...Last week, the Environmental...

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15 April 2003

company press release: DuPont Affirms Position that PFOA Does Not Pose Undue Risk - Supports EPA Position On Continued Use of Consumer Products

Author: DuPont

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15 April 2003

EPA steps up study of Teflon chemical risk to humans [USA]

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