Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Netherlands
Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times
The FLA [Fair Labor Association] has now been hired by Syngenta to advise it on how to monitor standards on the farms that supply it indirectly via contractors and sub-contractors. [also refers to Bayer, Monsanto, Unilever]
Author: AccountAbility & csrnetwork
The world’s largest companies have a long way to go in demonstrating accountability to their stakeholders...The top 10 companies...were: BP, Suez, Royal Dutch/Shell Group (Shell), Unilever, Carrefour, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Motor, Hewlett...
- Related stories: AccountAbility & csrnetwork rate how well the world's 100 largest companies account for their impacts on society & environment
- Related companies: AIG AmerisourceBergen Assicurazioni Generali Berkshire Hathaway Boeing BP Cardinal Carrefour China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Costco Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance E.ON EDF Freddie Mac HP (Hewlett-Packard) Kroger McKesson Nestlé Nippon Life Insurance PSA Peugeot-Citroën SBC Communications (now AT&T) Sears Shell Sinopec State Farm Insurance Suez Sumitomo Life Insurance (part of Sumitomo Group) Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Tyco Unilever Vodafone Walmart
Author: Instituto Ethos
- Related stories: Instituto Ethos report: "Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals"
- Related companies: Abbott Laboratories Accenture Accor Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos Alcatel (now Alcatel-Lucent) Alcoa Amanco (part of Mexichem) Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Avon Banco Bradesco Banco do Brasil Bandeirante Energia BASF Bayer Boehringer Ingelheim Bristol-Myers Squibb British American Tobacco Bunge Cadbury Schweppes (now Cadbury) Companhia Siderúrgica de Tubarão (CST) Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now Vale) Eastman Kodak Esso (part of ExxonMobil) ExxonMobil Ford GlaxoSmithKline HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM Merck Merck Sharp & Dohme (part of Merck) Microsoft Natura Nestlé Odebrecht PepsiCo Petrobras Pfizer Praxair Roche Royal Philips Electronics Sadia Schering-Plough Seara Alimentos Shell Siemens Souza Cruz (part of British American Tobacco) Telecom Italia Telefónica Tim Maxitel (part of Telecom Italia) Unilever White Martins Gases Industriais (part of Praxair)
Author: Steve Ouma, Deputy Executive Director, Kenya Human Rights Commission
...studies done by the Kenya Human Rights Commission and other civil society actors have revealed that most voluntary codes and CSR initiatives have been a “convenient mask”...Corporates can act as better citizens by embracing corporate accountability...
Three world leaders in food and soft drinks [Unilever, Coca-Cola and McDonald's] today promised to phase out the powerful global warming gases, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in their refrigeration equipment...We call on their competitors, such as Nestle,...