Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Netherlands
Author: Instituto Ethos
- Related stories: Instituto Ethos report: "Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals"
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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: Anannya Bhattacharjee, Labor Notes
As a result, tea garden workers are more organized and have the right to collective bargaining. The industry has been dominated by a few monopolizing multinational companies - such as Unilever (Brooke Bond/Lipton), Cadbury Schweppes, Tatas and...
[India]: Residents of Kodaikanal town are agitated over the rough deal meted out by multinational Unilever's subsidiary [Hindustan Lever] after it shut down a clinical thermometer unit nearly three years ago following protests over mercury contamination.
- Related stories: Compensation sought for mercury contamination [India]
- Related companies: Hindustan Unilever Unilever
Author: Alejandro Rebossio, La Nación
En el grupo promotor del pacto figuran Acindar, Banco Galicia, BBVA Banco Francés, Gas Natural BAN, Arcor, Ledesma, Novartis, Repsol YPF y Unilever, así como cámaras sectoriales, fundaciones e instituciones educativas. Entre los firmantes que se...
The National Grid has topped a new league table of companies that show greater awareness of social issues. Oil company BP came second, with consumer goods manufacturer Unilever, Veolia Water [part of Veolia Environnement] and insurer Aviva next.