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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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8 December 2010

Report examines role of business-driven partnerships in addressing sustainable development in Africa - includes case studies

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8 December 2010

[PDF] Full report: "Business Partnerships for Development in Africa"

Author: Business Action for Africa & Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School

...Business Action for Africa’s 2010 Report...examines how business-driven partnerships are addressing Africa’s development challenges in new and innovative ways… creating new frontiers for sustainable development and growth on the continent...the...

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25 November 2011

COP-17: Africa’s prosperity depends on climate change action

Author: Jocelyn Newmarch, Business Day [South Africa]

Africa’s prosperity depends on taking action on climate change, Standard Bank executives said on Thursday at a media briefing. "If left unchecked, climate change will hamper economic growth and development. Too many Africans will stay poor, too many...

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6 March 2014

SA companies ill prepared for African homophobia [So. Africa]

Author: Songezo Zibi, Business Day

...South African multinational companies have operations in Uganda and other countries with anti-homosexuality legislation, such as Nigeria. Cellphone operator MTN’s CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa...[said] the company respects the laws of the countries in which...

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15 July 2014

Standard Bank did not respond

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16 July 2014

ActionAid report says intl. aid & public policies facilitate corporate land grabs, leaving farmers impoverished & vulnerable

We invited the following companies mentioned in the report in the context of allegations to respond:...

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16 April 2015

So. Africa: Foreign-owned shops targeted in new wave of violent, xenophobic attacks

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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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18 September 2015

Kenya: Kinangop Wind Park project stopped after row with locals over compensation for displacement

Author: David Herbling, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Sh15bn Kinangop wind park halted as land protests swirl"...

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