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1 April 2005
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Author: Programa de Derechos Humanos de la Escuela de Cultura de Paz, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

[resumen de las noticias e iniciativas más importantes sobre empresas y derechos humanos en abril 2005] [se refiere a Dole, Riggs, Splendor Flowers, Barrick Gold, Repsol, Aguas del Illimani (parte de Suez), ChevronTexaco, Aracruz, Celulosa Arauco,...

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7 March 2005
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Author: Diego E. López Medina, Profesor de las universidades de los Andes y Nacional, en Semana [Colombia]

El Pacto Mundial es una iniciativa inicialmente loable que permite un acercamiento distinto entre las empresas multinacionales y los derechos humanos y que permite continuar el debate sobre la responsabilidad social corporativa. Su implementación en...

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14 February 2005

Harnessing the power of the multinationals [Eastern Europe]

Author: Paul Lewis, International Herald Tribune

Policy makers galvanized by recent proposals...calling for a fast and substantial reduction in global poverty should consider...[the] remarkable transformation in the space of just 15 years [in] post-Communist Eastern Europe. Crucial to its success has...

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14 January 2005

Corporate Partners of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China

Author: Human Rights Watch

This page will be periodically updated as new sponsors are announced. [as of 13 Jan 2005 list includes: Air China, Bank of China, China Netcom, China Mobile, General Electric, Volkswagen]

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1 November 2004

2004 survey of corporate non-financial reporting, by SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's (highest scoring companies: Co-operative Financial Services, Novo Nordisk, BP)

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1 November 2004

[PDF] full report: "Risk & Opportunity - Best Practice in Non-Financial Reporting"

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,...

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20 July 2004

Automakers examine future of transportation in a 'green' light

Author: Associated Press

Acknowledging the social and environmental toll it has taken over the past century, automakers and energy companies on Tuesday recommended ways to make the automobile cleaner, safer and more manageable as its global reach is extended. [participants:...

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14 June 2004

What are global framework agreements?

Author: Union Network International

[describes global agreements between multinationals and labour federations whereby the company pledges to respect core labour rights in its operations worldwide] [refers to existing global agreements various labour federations have reached with...

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22 January 2004

German auto makers tackle S.Africa AIDS scourge

Author: Reuters

German car makers, among South Africa's biggest investors, are spending big money on drugs, treatment and education to fight an AIDS pandemic ravaging their workforce. [refers to DaimlerChrysler, BMW, Volkswagen]

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1 December 2003

Mobility & Sustainability - Volkswagen Environmental Report 2003/2004

Author: Volkswagen

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