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UK Prime Minister hosts heads of over 80 multinationals at "Business Call to Action" to tackle world poverty

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7 May 2008

[PDF] Business Call to Action

[see pgs. 8-10 for steps by Vodafone, Sumitomo Chemical, SAB Miller, Reuters (part of Thomson Reuters), Microsoft, Diageo, Coca-Cola, Citi to help combat poverty]

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6 May 2008

Brown, UN seek big business to tackle world poverty

Author: Agence France Presse

Global businesses need to do more to help alleviate poverty in the developing world, Gordon Brown said Tuesday as he prepared to host a major conference on the issue...The event, called Business Call to Action, is designed to highlight work already being undertaken by more than a dozen blue chip firms, including Citi, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Microsoft, Sumitomo Chemical, Thomson Reuters and Vodafone.

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