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18 January 2005

SriLankan Airlines launches internal tsunami relief operation

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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7 January 2005

Shipping's aid effort brings hope to millions

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...

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1 January 2005

World Economic Forum survey: 9 out of 10 CEOs say partnerships between business, government, civil society needed to address development challenges

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1 January 2005

[PDF] Asian Tsunami: Best Practice Response

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...

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1 January 2005

[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,...

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20 October 2004

Cargo Handling ordered to pay damages for discrimination [Malta]

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.

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20 September 2003

[PDF] The necessity of social responsibility

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...

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