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1 July 2008
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1 March 2008

[PDF] Taking The Temperature

Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]

In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...

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18 October 2007

United Utilities: "Business principles" [PDF]

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15 May 2007

IFC launches handbook for companies on stakeholder engagement in emerging markets - 30 case studies from different sectors & regions

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15 May 2007

[PDF] full report: "Stakeholder Engagement: A Good Practice Handbook for Companies Doing Business in Emerging Markets"

Author: International Finance Corporation

This handbook aims to provide the reader with the good practice “essentials” for managing stakeholder relationships in a dynamic context...The focus of this handbook is on stakeholder groups “external” to the core operation of the business, such as...

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Basic Services Human Rights Network - 2005 Report

Author: E.ON, EDF, National Grid, RWE npower, Severn Trent, Thames Water

Human rights, as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international instruments, can provide a framework for understanding the responsibilities of businesses...In 2005..We monitored and supported progress in promoting ethical...

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20 September 2005

It would seem that I was wrong about big business [UK]

Author: George Monbiot, Guardian [UK]

Corporations are ready to act on global warming but are thwarted by ministers who resist regulation in the name of the market. [refers to BT, John Lewis, PB Power, XCO2, Shell, United Utilities, British Gas (part of Centrica), Scottish Power, National...

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14 September 2005

Filipino water activists challenge UN to denounce privatization

Author: CyberDyaryo [Philippines]

The Water for the People Network, a broad alliance of non-government organizations (NGOs) and grassroots-based groups in the Philippines campaigning for people’s control over water services and resources, challenges the United Nations (UN) to issue a...

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13 September 2005

World Development Movement says push for water privatisation by rich countries & intl. financial institutions hampers progress toward Millennium Development Goals

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25 May 2005

Public backlash over private water deals

Author: John Vidal, Guardian [UK]

Water privatisation was meant to solve a world crisis that has left more than two billion people without clean water or sanitation...In the past decade there have been riots in Bolivia, after which western water companies were thrown out. There has...

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