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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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1 July 2008
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Author: Le Monde

Le gouvernement irakien a débuté une action en justice...contre plusieurs dizaines de multinationales, accusées d'avoir versé des dessous-de-table...pour obtenir des contrats dans le cadre du programme onusien "Pétrole contre nourriture...l'Irak...

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16 July 2007

Volvo: Evading corporate responsibility

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...published...a link to my article...and asked the company to respond. The article highlights the use of Volvo construction machinery by the Israeli military as a tool in the occupation...Wikforss [Vice...

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2 July 2007

Israel: Volvo bulldozers photographed in destruction of Bedouin Arab villages - US church group urges divestment

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7 February 2007

EU car CO2 fight only beginning

Author: Stephen Mulvey, BBC News

The unveiling of the European Commission's plan to cut CO2 emissions from cars opens a new phase of a lobbying war between the motor industry and environmentalists... [Automakers] are now only being asked to reach emissions of 130g/km... In fact, some...

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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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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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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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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 January 2004

[PDF] Volvo - Corporate Citizenship Report 2003

Author: Volvo Car

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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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