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13 October 2006

Company staff earn bonus in disaster relief

Author: Financial Times

The earthquake in Pakistan a year ago killed more than 73,000 people, injured more than 128,000 and left more than 3m homeless. While many companies round the world made financial donations, logistics companies such as TNT [part of TPG], DHL [part of...

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6 October 2006

[PDF] Incorporating Responsibility 2008 Campaign: Maximizing the Impact of CSR in China

Author: Human Rights in China

Although CSR is currently the focus of mainly corporate, government and international policy actors, this growing interest in CSR activities, and references to international economic and social, as well as civil and political human rights standards in...

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1 September 2006

USA: Human Rights Campaign releases Corporate Equality Index on company protection for gay, lesbian & transgender employees & consumers - record number of firms have perfect score - ExxonMobil, Meijer, Perot Systems score lowest

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1 September 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Equality Index 2006: A Report Card on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

[Companies with perfect score: Adobe Systems, Aetna, Agere Systems, Agilent Technologies, Allianz, Alston & Bird, American Express, AMR (American Airlines), Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Arnold & Porter, AT&T, Avaya, Bain & Company, Bank of...

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17 January 2006

Jury awards $6.8M in sexual harassment case [USA]

Author: Mark Kind, Kansas City Business Journal [USA]

A Jackson County jury awarded a logistics company employee $6.8 million in a sexual harassment verdict Friday, apparently the first such verdict since the Missouri Supreme Court allowed lawsuits under the state's Human Rights Act. [refers to TNT (part...

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24 October 2005

FedEx to settle bias claim for $500,000 [USA]

Author: Jim Salter, AP

FedEx Freight East [part of FedEx] will pay $500,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations that the company discriminated against black dockworkers in St. Louis, the EEOC said Monday...FedEx...

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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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1 October 2005
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Author: Utopies, SustainAbility, Programme des Nations Unies pour l'Environnement (PNUE)

Alors que la loi sur les nouvelles régulations économiques prend de l'importance, le reporting de développement durable des entreprises françaises a gagné en maturité...Concernant les principales avancées, on peut noter d'une part les progrès des...

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15 September 2005

Jamaica to ratify ILO convention on occupational safety and health

Author: CMC [Caribbean Media Corporation]

The Jamaica government said it will ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention regarding occupational safety and health for dock workers.

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4 May 2005

Growing Problems Give Ports a Bad Reputation [USA]

Author: Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach...long a source of high-paying jobs and a growth engine for the Southland economy, are increasingly viewed in a negative light, according to a report on local cargo trends to be released today...Emissions from...

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