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Steps companies can take to manage impact of HIV/AIDS in Brazil, Russia, India, China

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19 May 2005

“Companies need to assess the financial impact of HIV/AIDS beyond Africa,” warns new report

Author: F&C Asset Management

The report raises concern about the impact of rising HIV/AIDS infection rates in four of the fastest-growing emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India and China...[it makes] the following recommendations...Implement, where relevant, prevention, education, awareness, wellness and treatment programmes...Publish company-wide non-discriminatory policies...Report publicly to shareholders and stakeholders how HIV/AIDS is being managed...Press host governments, international donors, multilateral organisations and NGOs to implement education, prevention and treatment policies...

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1 May 2005

[PDF] full report: "HIV/AIDS Beyond Africa: Managing the Financial Impacts"

Author: F&C Asset Management & UBS

[refers to Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, AstraZeneca, AVI Group, BMW, BP, Chevron, Colgate-Palmolive, DaimlerChrysler, Dell, GlaxoSmithKline, Heineken, IBM, JD Group, Lafarge, Lonmin, Merck, Nedcor (now Nedbank), Procter & Gamble, Standard Chartered, TNK, Unilever, Xstrata]

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