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Author: India Committee of the Netherlands, Amnesty International Netherlands, Novib/Oxfam Netherlands and FNV Mondiaal
Seed multinationals Monsanto, Emergent Genetics, Hindustan Lever, Syngenta, Advanta and Proagro (a subsidiary of Bayer) as well as some big Indian seed companies, have agreed to co-operate with the MV Foundation (MVF)...to eliminate child labour from...
Author: Ann Zammit, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) & South Centre
In recent years the United Nations (UN) has increasingly engaged in what it refers to as partnership with the private sector in order to hasten the achievement of the development goals of the United Nations (UN). This idea underpins the United Nations...
- Related companies: ABN Amro American Express Aventis (now part of Sanofi-Aventis) Barclays BASF BP Burger King Chevron Citigroup Coca-Cola Colgate-Palmolive Crédit Agricole Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole) Credit Suisse Enron Ernst & Young KPMG McDonald's Merrill Lynch (part of Bank of America) Nestlé Nokia PricewaterhouseCoopers Procter & Gamble Rabobank Reebok (part of adidas) Rio Tinto Sanofi-Aventis Unilever West LB Westpac
Author: Mamadou Doumbes, Le Patriote [Côte d'Ivoire]
Le secteur de l'Industrie, en Côte d'Ivoire, emploie environ 2 millions de personnes soit 12% de la population qui restent aussi exposés au ravage du VIH/SIDA. Et pour faire face à une catastrophe éventuelle de cette pandémie, des entreprises s...
From time to time we receive enquiries about the factory site we have at Kodaikanal, India. The site formerly produced medical thermometers containing mercury. Greenpeace India raised questions about the operations at the site, and other organisations...
- Related stories: Compensation sought for mercury contamination [India]
- Related companies: Hindustan Unilever Unilever
Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
Only a portion of the palm oil on the market is grown sustainably, with much of the increase in production displacing rainforests and indigenous communities. [refers to Body Shop, Cadbury Schweppes, Colgate-Palmolive, Compass Group, Marks &...
Author: Jane Nelson, in BottomLine, joint publication between National Business Initiative (NBI, South Africa) and Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF)