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Article
1 January 2000

The business response to HIV/AIDS: impact and lessons learned

Author: Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum in collaboration with UNAIDS and Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS

[Section 5, "Profiles of business activities in response to HIV/AIDS", includes profiles of American International Assurance, Thailand; The Body Shop, Japan; Warsaw Marriott Hotel; Larsen & Toubro, India; Volkswagen do Brasil; Molson Breweries,...

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Article
7 September 2001

Tiny Opel best, big BMW worst in exhaust fume test

Author: Reuters

Small Opel, Honda, Nissan and Volkswagen cars emit the least polluting exhaust fumes of the 76 models sold in Sweden, an authoritative Swedish motor magazinesaid this week. Big BMWs, Porsche sports cars and a brand new Saab model were the worst...

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Article
19 December 2001

VW [Volkswagen] workers help Puebla [Mexico] street children

Author: International Metalworkers' Federation

The donations are used to support street children projects, primarily in regions with VW sites, and the organisation "Terre des Hommes" advises on, looks after and carries out the projects, which run over a relatively long time span and require more...

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Article
1 February 2002

Being seen to be green helps corporate image

Author: Michael Skapinker, Financial Times

An FT survey that gave companies plaudits for their environmental record included some surprise choices [includes reference to Body Shop, BP, Royal Dutch/Shell, Toyota, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Vivendi, Honda, Ford, Siemens, GE, IBM,...

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Article
6 March 2002

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: Desai Speaks Out On Mining, Cars, More

Author: UN Wire

The Aug. 26-Sept. 4 World Summit on Sustainable Development will be marked by a new level of support from business for sustainable development goals, summit head Nitin Desai told Le Figaro...Desai said...mining companies will be invited to seek new...

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6 March 2002

World Summit on Sustainable Development head says mining, auto & oil companies need new modes of sustainable operation: "All big businesses must become good planetary citizens"

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Article
31 May 2002

Major automakers' eco-friendly efforts

Author: Reuters

Tighter emission rules and worries about dependency on fossil fuels are spurring automakers around the world to develop eco-friendly vehicles [refers to Toyota, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, Volkswagen, Ford, Ballard Power Systems]

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Article
6 June 2002

full text of declaration: "Declaration on Social Rights and Industrial Relationships at Volkswagen"

Author: Volkswagen

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6 June 2002

Volkswagen signs declaration that company will assure core ILO labour standards worldwide

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Article
7 June 2002

Volkswagen signs code of conduct

Author: International Metalworkers' Federation

The IMF [International Metalworkers' Federation] welcomes the "Declaration on Social Rights and Industrial Relationships at Volkswagen", the first Code of Conduct for a worldwide player in the automotive industry...The Declaration states that the...

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