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3 February 2005

Letters - The good company [Letters responding to Economist survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, 20 Jan 2005]

Author: [Includes letters by: Sir Geoffrey Chandler, Founder-Chair Amnesty International UK Business Group 1991-2001, Former Director, Shell International; Georg Kell, United Nations Global Compact; Sir Christopher Bland, BT Group; James Morris, UN World Food Programme; Jeremy Hobbs, Oxfam International; Patricia Peter, Institute of Directors]

[refers to TNT (part of TPG), Unilever, Danone, Citigroup, Boston Consulting Group]

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Article
4 January 2005

Companies help to smooth tsunami aid effort

Author: Jonathan Fowler, Associated Press

DHL [part of Deutsche Post] and TNT [part of TPG] are involved in a disaster relief coalition spearheaded by the World Economic Forum called the Disaster Resource Network...Besides helping UNHCR in Indonesia, the network has sent a team to manage aid...

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1 November 2004

Maersk Drivers Face Repression and Abuse in El Salvador

Author: National Labor Committee

Freedom of association is violently repressed. When the Maersk [A.P. Moller - Maersk] drivers tried to organize in 2001, the company responded with a vicious union-busting campaign...firing and blacklisting at least 100 drivers. [also refers to Bridge...

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4 October 2004

Tyson, Wal-Mart Sign on for Emissions Reduction Program [USA]

Author: Associated Press

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday agreed to participate in an emissions reduction program through the Environmental Protection Agency...Companies participating in the 8-month-old federal program update technology, alter trucks to...

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Article
4 August 2004

Can Corporate Social Responsibility Put the Brakes on HIV in Africa?

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds

These are just some of the experiences of the past several weeks for Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) Program Director for Public Health Dan Rosan. He is on a fact-finding mission on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the private sector in...

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Article
15 July 2004

full report: "Bad Dreams: Exploitation and Abuse of Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia"

Author: Human Rights Watch

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15 July 2004

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Watch report on abuses endured by foreign workers

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Article
12 July 2004

Waste Management, Inc. Snags Keep America Beautiful Award [USA]

Author: GreenBiz.com

Keep America Beautiful, Inc. has selected Waste Management, Inc. to receive its annual Vision for America Award. The winning company is a major U.S. provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services. [refers to Recycle America Alliance (part...

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Article
11 July 2004

Report: Railroads Hindering Investigations Into Fatal Accidents [USA]

Author: Associated Press

Union Pacific, the nation's biggest railroad, was cited by The Times as an example of how railroads repeatedly denied their own responsibility at fatal grade-crossing crashes.

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8 July 2004

Logistics Reform Helps Oki Electric Cut CO2 Emissions by 1,050 Tons

Author: Japan for Sustainability

Oki Electric Industrial Co. of Japan and the companies in its group are promoting a modal shift from truck transportation to rail transportation to reduce environmental impacts from their distribution operations.

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