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20 September 2010

BHP Billiton plans six month bypass of smelter smokestack scrubbers [Mozambique]

Author: Nastasya Tay, Inter Press Service (IPS)

Civil society groups are challenging a six-month authorisation granted aluminium giant BHP Billiton to emit potentially dangerous fumes from its Mozal smelter into the air without treating them first...Authorisation for the bypass, which Mozal says is...

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20 September 2010

Mozambique: Court challenge to government's authorisation of BHP Billiton's "potentially dangerous" pollution

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5 October 2007

EU must ban European companies from supporting Burmese regime

Author: Friends of the Earth Europe

Big European companies such as Alcatel, Siemens, Total, Maersk and Rolls-Royce, and a number of timber companies, are still doing business with Burma - despite the Burmese junta's human rights violations and environmental destruction, Friends of the...

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11 January 2007

Banks, businesses seek answers on climate change [UK]

Author: Environmental Finance [UK]

A group of investment banks is to investigate how best to include climate change in investment decisions...Sponsored by the City of London Corporation and BP, the project already has the support of investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Bank...

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11 January 2007

CBI [Confederation of British Industry] sets up climate change task force

Author: Confederation of British Industry

Chairmen and Chief Executives from some of the UK’s biggest companies have attended the inaugural meeting of the CBI's climate change task force. The new group, chaired by BT Chief Executive Ben Verwaayen, has been established to set the agenda on how...

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11 January 2007

UK: 2 new business initiatives to tackle climate change - launched by investment banks & by Confederation of British Industry members incl. BT, Barclays, Tesco, Rolls-Royce

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22 June 2004

Watchdog attacks Cambodian logging monitors

Author: James Rose, Ethical Corporation

The UK human rights and environmental watchdog Global Witness said the new Cambodian forestry monitor [administered by Swiss consulting group Société Générale de Surveillance]...is a “paper tiger” that lacks substance.

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18 June 2004

Cambodia: Global Witness says new forestry monitor, administered by Swiss company Société Générale de Surveillance, lacks substance

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18 June 2004

See No Evil The Government's new forest crime monitor [Cambodia]

Author: Mike Davis, Global Witness campaigner, in Phnom Penh Post [Cambodia]

The publication last month of the first quarterly report by the new official independent monitor of Cambodia's forest sector, SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance SA), offers the first insight into the Swiss company's activities since it commenced...

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