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Volvo Car (part of Geely)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden, China

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Previously part of Ford; acquired by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in 2010.

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31 August 2001

Panel Discussion in Durban about Discrimination is Everybody's business

Author: United Nations, prepared in advance of the World Conference Against Racism

Discrimination is Everybody's Business: From Discrimination to Diversity - A Corporate Led Initiative in the Framework of the UN Global Compact - The World Conference Against Racism...is the launching ground for this initiative...The six companies...

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6 September 2001

Committed Environmental Champion Receives Volvo Environment Prize 2001

Author: Volvo

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3 October 2001

Scandinavian Companies Work toward Sustainable Business Model

Author: Mark Thomsen, SocialFunds.com

Fifteen prominent [Nordic] companies have agreed to join a partnership launched last week that will focus on developing an entirely new business model centering on sustainability. The project, dubbed the Nordic Partnership, was initiated by the World...

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18 February 2002

Three Volvo models pose electromagnetic risk - study

Author: Anna Peltola, Reuters

Three models made by Volvo Car Corp [part of Ford], known for its safety-conscious luxury sedans, have electromagnetic fields up to 80 times higher than levels considered safe, a study published last week said.

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23 May 2003

Mary Robinson launches Swedish initiative for Corporate Diversity and Anti-Discrimination work

Author: Ethical Globalization Initiative

Participating companies in the Plural initiative: Amica, Apoteket, AstraZeneca, Hewlett-Packard, IKEA, ISS, Mercuri Urval, Public Dental Service in Stockholm, Rica City Hotels, Swedish Post Office, Swedish Television, Swedbank, TeliaSonera Sverige, V...

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1 January 2004

[PDF] Volvo - Corporate Citizenship Report 2003

Author: Volvo Car

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5 May 2005

Auto loan discrimination case in mediation [USA]

Author: Gary Tanner, Associated Press

A judge has ordered the two sides in a lawsuit that claimed a lending affiliate of the Ford Motor Co. [Primus Automotive Financial Services] discriminated against black customers by charging them higher rates on car loans to enter into mediation after...

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1 September 2005

[PDF] 2005 Corporate Equality Index

Author: Human Rights Campaign

[Rates companies on policies and practices toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumer & public policy issues....

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1 October 2005

Notable Communications on Progress

Author: UN Global Compact

The policy on Communication on Progress (COP), introduced in 2003, was designed to increase transparency around Global Compact companies and their actions in support of the ten principles. Companies are asked to communicate publicly on their progress...

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6 February 2007

Environmentalists call EU plans to restrict cars' carbon emissions too lax - auto firms say plans will be too costly

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