Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Netherlands
Author: SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's
[Top 50 companies (highest scoring first): Co-operative Financial Services (part of Co-operative Group), Novo Nordisk, BP, British American Tobacco, BT Group, British Airports Authority (BAA), Rabobank, Rio Tinto, Shell, HP, Unilever, Anglo American,...
- Related stories: 2004 survey of corporate non-financial reporting, by SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's (highest scoring companies: Co-operative Financial Services, Novo Nordisk, BP)
- Related companies: ABB Abbott Laboratories ABN Amro adidas AEON Agilent Technologies Alcoa Allianz Anglo American Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) Aracruz Celulose (now Fibria Celulose) Autostrade Aventis (now part of Sanofi) Barclays BASF Baxter International BC Hydro BHP Billiton BMW BP Bristol-Myers Squibb British Airports Authority (now Heathrow Airport Holdings) British Airways British American Tobacco Cadbury Schweppes (now Cadbury) Camelot Canon Carrefour Chiquita City West Water Co-operative Group DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Daiwa Securities Deutsche Telekom Diageo Dow Chemical Endesa (part of Enel) Equinor (formerly Statoil) Eroski Ford Fuji Xerox (joint venture Fuji Photo Film & Xerox) Fujifilm Holdings Corporation (formerly Fuji Photo Film) Gap Gaz de France (part of GDF Suez) General Motors HP (Hewlett-Packard) Hydro-Québec IBM ING Intel Ito-Yokado KarstadtQuelle Kesko Lafarge (part of LafargeHolcim) Manaaki Whenua Matsushita (now Panasonic) Merloni Elettrodomestici (part of Indesit Company) Mirant (part of NRG Energy) mmo2 (now O2) MTN MTR Natura Nippon Oil Novartis Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Novozymes Old Mutual PotashCorp Premier Oil Rabobank Rio Tinto Royal Philips Electronics RWE SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Sasol Severn Trent Shell Sony Starbucks Suez Suncor Swiss Re Talisman (part of Repsol) Tata Group Tata Iron and Steel (TISCO) (part of Tata Group) Telecom Italia Tesco Total Toyota Unilever United Utilities VanCity Veolia (formerly Vivendi Environnement) Vodafone Volkswagen Watercare Services Westpac Weyerhaeuser Xerox
Author: Bart Slob, Investigador y coordinador de Red Puentes Holanda, SOMO (Centro de Investigaciones sobre Empresas Multinacionales)
...este artículo [trata] de explicar cómo las organizaciones de la sociedad civil en Europa y América Latina han encarado y siguen encarando el fenómeno de la RSE [la Responsabilidad Social de las Empresas]. [se refiere a Body Shop, Ben & Jerry's ...
Author: Bart Slob, Pesquisador e coordenador da Rede Puentes Holanda, SOMO (Centro de Pesquisas sobre Empresas Multinacionais)
[O autor ilustra] de que modo as organizações da sociedade civil na Europa e na América Latina têm respondido e continuam a responder perante o fenômeno da RSE [a Responsabilidade Social das Empresas]. [se refere a Body Shop, Ben & Jerry's (parte...
Patagonia clothing founder ponders politics, saving Earth - Yvon Chouinard says he's in business to make better world, not clothes
Author: Amanda Griscom Little, Grist
We're [Patagonia] helping voters [in US elections] register online and at our retail stores and asking them to make the environment their No. 1 priority. We're not telling anybody how to vote. [also refers to Gap, Levi Strauss, Nike, Ford, Stonyfield...
Multinational and Indian companies still profit from bonded child labour on cottonseed farms in India
Author: India Committee of the Netherlands
An estimated 12,375 children are still working in horrendous conditions on cottonseed farms in the state of Andhra Pradesh (India) producing for the multinational corporations (MNC's) Advanta (Dutch), Bayer (German), Emergent Genetics (US, with an...
Author: Davuluri Venkateswarlu, Director, Global Research and Consultancy Services, Hyderabad
The multinational seed companies involved in cottonseed business in 2000-01 are Unilever, Monsanto, Bayer, Syngenta, Advanta and Emergent Genetics. In 2003-04, all MNCs except Syngenta were engaged in cottonseed production activity in Andhra Pradesh....
- Related stories: India: Multinational & Indian companies still profit from bonded child labour on cottonseed farms, say new reports
- Related companies: Advanta Seeds Bayer Emergent Genetics (part of Monsanto) Hindustan Unilever Mahyco Monsanto (part of Bayer) Paras Seeds Proagro (part of Bayer) Syngenta Unilever
Author: Dr. Davuluri Venkateswarlu, Director, Glocal Research and Consultancy Services, Hyderabad
[refers to Proagro, Emergent Genetics, Advanta, Mahyco-Monsanto, Nuziveedu, JK Agritech, Syngenta, Ankur, Navabharat, Vibha, Nath, Vikram]
[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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- Related companies: Aventis (now part of Sanofi) BHP Billiton Cambior Cape PLC Chevron Delta and Pine Land Dow Chemical ExxonMobil Freeport-McMoRan Gap Golden Star Resources Haifa Chemicals (part of Trans-Resources) Inco (part of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce) Novartis Occidental Petroleum Placer Dome (part of Barrick Gold) Rio Algom (part of BHP Billiton) Rio Tinto Shell Spolana Thor Chemicals Tiomin Resources Trans-Resources Unilever Union Carbide (part of Dow) WMC Resources
[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,...