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Business for Social Responsibility's Clean Cargo Initiative Releases Second Guidance Document to Aid Freight Transport Emissions Reporting
Author: Business for Social Responsibility
Business for Social Responsibility's Clean Cargo Working Group has just published a Guidance Appendix to its Environmental Performance Survey (EPS)...Together, the EPS and new Appendix provide a single tool for ocean freight carriers to identify...
Author: Strategiy [United Arab Emirates]
SriLankan Airlines has launched a sizeable internal relief operation to help victims of the tsunami disaster...SriLankan Airlines has waived all handling charges for relief cargo at Colombo’s International airport as well as providing free carriage on...
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Author: Marcus Hand, Lloyd's List International
It is in helping to transport goods, that shipping companies both in Asia and around the world have come forward to help in the [tsunami] relief effort. [refers to Pacific Carriers, Malaysian Bulk Carriers, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line), Yang Ming...
Author: David St. Maur Sheil & Melissa Brown, Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA)
The Asian tsunami disaster has raised pressing questions about how to define a ‘best practice’ response to humanitarian crises...In particular, how should corporates move beyond the initial need for a philanthropic response and adopt a more accountable...
[PDF] full report: "Partnering for Success - Business Perspectives on Multistakeholder Partnerships"
Author: World Economic Forum Global Corporate Citizenship Initiative (in Co-operation with International Business Leaders Forum & Center for Business & Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)
[refers to ABN Amro, ING, Fortis, Rabobank, UBS, Transnet, Rio Tinto, Accenture, Diageo, Lafarge, DHL (part of part of Deutsche Post), Coca-Cola, Siemens, Carlson, ABB, Abbott Laboratories, Anglo American, Anglovaal Mining, Aramex International, Artoc...
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Author: Times of Malta
Three employees of the Cargo Handling Co. Ltd have been awarded a total of Lm24,000 damages...The employees...had claimed that their employer was discriminating against them on the basis of gender.
Author: Anand Panyarachun, former Prime Minister of Thailand, in Bangkok Post
The following address was delivered on Sept 18 by former prime minister Anand Panyarachun, at the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility..."The significance of CSR has escalated in the global market place. In recent years, many companies which...