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19 February 2006

Some are short, others long, but critics say FTSE 100 CSR reviews are nothing more than corporate spin [UK]

Author: Andy Favell, The Independent [UK]

...nearly a fifth of the UK's top public companies are still failing to deliver comprehensive reports detailing the economic, environmental and social impact of their business. [also refers to BHP Billiton, Reuters, Wolseley, Alliance UniChem,...

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14 February 2006

Bangladesh merchant makes offer for asbestos-laden SS Norway

Author: AFX News

A Bangladeshi scrap merchant said he is offering to buy ocean liner SS Norway, which is crammed with asbestos for 12 mln usd, despite warnings from the government it will not allow the vessel to be broken up here. [refers to Jiri Subedar Ship Breaking...

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11 September 2005

Tide rises against cruise industry pollution [USA]

Author: Cindy Skrzycki, Washington Post

Critics of the cruise ship industry say the Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard don't do enough to regulate the disposal of millions of tons of waste generated annually.

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1 September 2005

[PDF] 2005 Corporate Equality Index

Author: Human Rights Campaign

[Rates companies on policies and practices toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumer & public policy issues....

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1 July 2005
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Author: coalition d'Ong & syndicats, dont Actions birmanie, Agir ici, Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme, France Libertés, Info Birmanie, Ligue des droits de l'homme & Sud chimie

Nous soutenons dans ce rapport que les activités de Total en Birmanie, notamment le projet gazier de Yadana, constituent un soutien moral et financier direct à la junte militaire...une seule solution est envisageable : le retrait de Total de Birmanie. ...

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14 April 2005

US: New Law to Cut Down on Cruise Ship Waste

Author: Associated Press

...cruise lines have to deal with a nasty problem: the millions of gallons of sewage...But the cruise industry argues...that most water pollution comes from sources on land...Each ship generates up to 1 million gallons of waste water per week...Cruise...

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Article
31 March 2005

Aon Corporation Pull Out of Burma

Author: Burma Campaign UK

The company will now be removed from [Burma Campaign UK’s ‘Dirty List’ of companies directly or indirectly funding the government of Burma]. Al Orendorff, Aon’s Director of U.S. Public Relations told the Burma Campaign UK: "Neither Aon Corporation nor...

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1 March 2005

Court weighs disabled access on cruise ships

Author: Joan Biskupic, USA Today

Disabled people who vacation on foreign cruise ships that stop at U.S. ports should be protected from discrimination in rates and amenities, a lawyer for travelers who use wheelchairs told the Supreme Court on Monday...But David Frederick,...

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27 February 2005

Court to assess US law's global reach

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27 February 2005

Court to assess US law's global reach

Author: Patti Waldemeir, Financial Times

The US Supreme Court will on Monday test the power of US law to reach across borders, in a case that asks whether foreign-registered cruise ships must comply with the nation's stringent disability law. The case is being closely watched by business...

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