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2 September 2001

Locals worried about impact of power plant [Thailand]

Author: Bangkok Post

Will petition PM as he pays visit today: Civic activists are prepared to greet Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who is scheduled to visit the province today, by handing him a petition opposing a biomass power plant project. Plueng Khongkaew, a leader...

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1 September 2001

AES: IFC’s Corporate Welfare King

Author: Charlie Cray, Multinational Monitor

No single company benefits more from the IFC’s [International Finance Corporation's] generosity than Arlington, Virginia-based Applied Energy Services (AES), the largest independent power producer in the world.

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  • Related companies: AES
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1 September 2001

Swiss business & human rights (Nestlé, Novartis, UBS, Credit Suisse, ABB, Coop, Migros, Switcher, Veillon)

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31 August 2001
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Author: Antoine Mach

[PDF] [fait référence à Nestlé, Novartis, UBS, Credit Suisse, ABB, Coop, Migros, Switcher, Veillon]

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31 August 2001

Swiss business and human rights: Confrontations and partnerships with NGOs

Author: Antoine Mach, study commissioned by Antenna International

[PDF] [refers to Nestlé, Novartis, UBS, Credit Suisse, ABB, Coop, Migros, Switcher, Veillon]

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Article
31 August 2001

Panel Discussion in Durban about Discrimination is Everybody's business

Author: United Nations, prepared in advance of the World Conference Against Racism

Discrimination is Everybody's Business: From Discrimination to Diversity - A Corporate Led Initiative in the Framework of the UN Global Compact - The World Conference Against Racism...is the launching ground for this initiative...The six companies...

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Article
30 August 2001

DSM, Siemens launch paper waste-to-fuel venture

Author: Reuters

Dutch chemicals group DSM NV said yesterday it and German technology group Siemens had signed an agreement to cooperate on plants that turn recycled paper waste into fuel.

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Article
30 August 2001

E.ON says will be almost emissions-free by 2006

Author: Reuters

Europe's second biggest listed utility, Germany's E.ON, said yesterday that by 2006 most of its power generation will not produce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions thanks to recent changes in its fuel base following agreements with foreign utilities.

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  • Related companies: E.ON
Article
29 August 2001

EPA [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] pollution limits draw fire from DOE [U.S. Department of Energy] - sources

Author: Chris Baltimore, Reuters

The Bush administration is divided over how far the federal government should go to cut power plant emissions at a time when electricity supplies are tight, environmental groups and congressional sources said yesterday.

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29 August 2001

German industry slams EU emissions trading plan

Author: Reuters

The German energy industry was firmly at loggerheads with government and European Commission officials Tuesday over plans to introduce an EU state-wide, company-based emissions trading system by 2005.

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