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Article
1 January 1996

Hindustan Lever in India

Author: Jane Nelson/Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum [now International Business Leaders Forum], in collaboration with The World Bank and The UN Development Programme

in "Business as partners in development: Creating wealth for countries, companies and communities"

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Article
7 March 2001

Greenpeace accuses Unilever of negligence over mercury poisoning of Indian tourist resort

Author: Greenpeace

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Article
22 March 2001

Unilever admits to dumping of mercury in Indian tourist town

Author: Greenpeace

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Article
1 April 2001

Unilever's Dumping Fever

Author: Nityanand Jayaraman, Multinational Monitor

[regarding thermometer factory in India and mercury-contaminated toxic wastes]

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1 April 2001

Voluntary Approaches to Corporate Responsibility: Readings and a Resource Guide

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Article
13 July 2001

Unilever admits to toxic dumping: will clean up but not come clean [India]

Author: Dyan M. Neary, Earth Times News Service

Finally conceding to citizens groups and Greenpeace, the Anglo-Dutch multinational Unilever has agreed to permanently close its mercury thermometer factory in India, the largest in the world. While the company will implement a cleanup of 5.3 tons of...

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13 July 2001

Unilever admits to toxic dumping: will clean up but not come clean [India]

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Article
25 September 2001

Greenpeace targets India's HLL for mercury pollution

Author: Reuters

Environmental lobby group Greenpeace and former employees of Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL) demanded yesterday the Indian consumer goods company pay for healthcare costs from alleged mercury pollution caused by its thermometer unit.

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Article
4 October 2001

Unilever's Mercury Fever [India]

Author: Nityanand Jayaraman, special to CorpWatch

The fifth in our series of articles on Global Compact companies examines Unilever's response when caught dumping toxic mercury waste from a thermometer factory in Southern India earlier this year. The Anglo-Dutch company recently closed the factory....

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4 October 2001

Unilever's Mercury Fever [India]

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