Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Netherlands
Author: Vanessa Houlder, Financial Times
...over the past year, large companies have launched some striking initiatives in an effort to reduce the environmental impact of their activities. [refers to Shell, Citigroup, Unilever]
[PDF] Millennium Development Goals: The contribution of responsible business to sustainable development
Author: Speech by Hans Eenhoorn, Member, UN Millennium Task Force on Hunger, Former Senior Vice President, Unilever, at the Commonwealth Business Council Conference, Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
The Millennium Task forces are...multi-disciplinary, with strong representation from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors...The UN invited Unilever, Norsk Hydro, Time-Warner and Monsanto, representing the food, fertiliser, communication and...
Author: Jason Morrison & Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute
This paper provides a snapshot of current global water issues, assesses the general kinds of activities companies could and should be taking to address them. [refers to Perrier (part of Nestlé), Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, Levi...
Author: C.K. Prahalad, Wharton School Publishing
[PDF] [refers to Bimbo, Casas Bahia, Grameen Bank, Elektra, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Prodem FFP, Tecnosol, Cemex]
Author: Wharton School Publishing
“C.K. Prahalad argues that companies must revolutionize how they do business in developing countries if both sides of that economic equation are to prosper. Drawing on a wealth of case studies, his compelling new book offers an intriguing blueprint for...
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- Related companies: Cemex Hindustan Unilever Unilever
Author: Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its third annual Corporate Equality Index, a report card listing the "best and worst" firms for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees...The number of firms with perfect scores doubled since the 2003...
- Related companies: Accenture Adolph Coors (part of Molson Coors) Aetna Agilent Technologies Alltel Altria American Airlines American Express Amgen Apple Aramark AT&T Avaya Bausch & Lomb BB&T Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever) Berkshire Hathaway Best Buy Booz Allen Hamilton Borders Group Capital One Cargill Charles Schwab ChoicePoint Chubb Group Circuit City Cisco Systems Citigroup Clear Channel Cumberland Farms Dean Foods Dell Deutsche Bank Eastman Kodak Edison International Emerson Electric Entergy ExxonMobil Faegre & Benson Fannie Mae Ford Goldman Sachs HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM Intel International Steel JPMorgan Chase KeySpan Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Kmart (part of Sears) Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) Lehman Brothers Levi Strauss Lockheed Martin Lucent Technologies (now Alcatel-Lucent) MBNA (part of Bank of America) Meijer Metlife Microsoft Miller Brewing (part of SABMiller) Morrison & Foerster Motorola National Gypsum Nationwide Mutual Insurance NCR New York Times Nike Oracle Owens Corning PepsiCo Perot Systems Pfizer PG&E PricewaterhouseCoopers Prudential Financial Quark RadioShack Replacements Ltd. SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) SC Johnson Shaw Industries (part of Berkshire Hathaway) Southern California Edison (part of Edison International) Southwest Airlines UBS Unilever Walmart Wells Fargo Whirlpool Whole Foods Market (part of Amazon) Worldspan Xerox
Author: Doug Wheat, SocialFunds.com
Yesterday, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) announced the results of its once a year review of corporate sustainability best-practice. [Companies on DJSI World Index included: General Electric, Staples, 3M, adidas-Salomon, Barclays, Canon,...
[DOC] [Dutch Roundtable on Business and Human Rights submission to UN consultation on business & human rights]
Author: Kees van Tilburg, Chairman of Dutch Roundtable on Business and Human Rights
The Round Table is a forum where both Dutch multinationals as well as the Dutch Section of Amnesty International are represented...Companies represented now in the Round Table are: ABN AMRO Bank, Akzo Nobel, C&A Nederland, Heineken International,...
[PDF] Corporate accountability to the poor? Assessing the effectiveness of community-based strategies
Author: Niamh Garvey & Peter Newell, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
While corporations secure access to decision-making and privilege through their contributions to state resources through taxes, and to economic development more generally by providing employment, the communities in which many TNCs invest, by contrast...
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