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6 June 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« Incendie de la tour Grenfell à Londres : une filiale de Saint-Gobain sur le banc des accusés », 22 mai 2018...

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3 June 2015

Families of victims of Qatari Villaggio Mall fire file new lawsuits in USA & Qatar alleging mall's construction & management firms were negligent

Author: Lesley Walker, Doha News (Qatar)

"Families of children killed in Villaggio fire file lawsuits in US, Qatar", 1 Jun 2015...

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24 May 2011
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Author: Ministerio de Sanidad, Política Social e Igualdad, España

La ministra de Sanidad, Política Social e Igualdad…ha entregado…los distintivos Igualdad en la Empresa…a 39 empresas…[por su] aplicación de políticas de igualdad de trato y de oportunidades con sus trabajadoras y trabajadores…Para la concesión del...

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15 October 2004

EU Wants to Cut Greenhouse Gases in Cars, Shoes

Author: Jeff Mason, Reuters

The European Union's battle against global warming will force companies to change automobile air conditioning systems and restrict the sale of air-cushioned sports shoes. The measures, included in draft legislation, are part of the EU's commitment...

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11 October 2004

U.K. Government to Set Green Procurement Example

Author: Edie News

A resounding call for the public sector to "buy green" has been issued by U.K. Environment Minister Elliot Morley as he announced stricter sustainable purchasing targets...he...added that sustainable procurement was not just about environmental...

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6 February 2004

China: The story of the Hangzhou hydrofluoric acid leak from beginning to end

Author: Southern Weekend [China]

[Report on hydrofluoric acid leak from Zhejiang Lantian factory, which produces chemicals for use in fire fighting and as refrigerants. It sells latter to Haier and Kelon, and for export to US. None killed in this leak, one worker badly burned and...

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1 January 2004

[PDF] United Technologies: "Progress Report 2003: Environment, Health & Safety"

Author: United Technologies

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1 July 2003

Business Meets Its Match

Author: Samuel Loewenberg, American Prospect

The European Union, concerned that it does not have health or environmental data on the majority of the [chemical] compounds now in use, is crafting legislation that by 2005 will require the industry to conduct extensive safety tests on 30,000 common...

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14 March 2003

Workforce: Watch yourself at work [USA]

Author: T.K. Maloy, UPI

A total of 8,786 work fatalities were reported in 2001 [in USA], including those related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks...The construction industry, with fatalities at their highest level since the fatality census was first conducted in 1992,...

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24 July 2002

EU demands proof states are protecting ozone layer

Author: Reuters

The European Commission said none of the 15 member states had shown how they intended to ensure ozone-depleting chemicals in scrapped fridges or old fire extinguishers would be safely removed to stop them worsening the hole in the ozone layer.

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