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Bienvenido/a al Centro de Información.

Nuestra misión es trabajar con quienes -desde la sociedad civil, las empresas o los gobiernos- abordan las asimetrías de poder, buscan la remediación por abusos y aseguran la protección de las personas y del planeta.

Tanto las empresas como las comunidades afectadas nos dan las gracias por los recursos y el apoyo que les brindamos, respectivamente.

Ello es únicamente posible por tu apoyo. Por favor, haz tu donación ahora.

Muchas gracias,
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo

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Las empresas y la Segunda Guerra Mundial

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13 December 2004
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Autor(a): Edward Alden & Doug Cameron, Financial Times

Unocal said on Monday it had reached an out-of-court settlement in landmark [US] lawsuits alleging that the energy company was complicit in human rights abuses committed during the construction of a gas pipeline in Burma...The agreement in principle is...

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30 November 2004
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30 November 2004
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Autor(a): Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science & Intl. Peace Academy

It is possible to hold business entities accountable for international crimes...but the problem of jurisdiction remains a barrier to international prosecution...Domestic courts are possible venues for assessing liability of companies operating abroad.....

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30 November 2004
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Autor(a): SustainAbility

[refers to Phillip Morris (part of Altria), McDonald's, Nestlé, Nike, Unocal, Ford, Shell, Monsanto, ExxonMobil, Dow Chemical, Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical), Talisman, Walt Disney, Swiss Re, General Motors, General Electric, Texaco (part of...

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29 November 2004
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19 November 2004
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Autor(a): Johann Hari, The Independent [UK]

...multinational corporations have ignored the pleas of human rights groups and handed money to the [Government of Sudan] in exchange for Sudan's oil. The roll-call of companies who chose to do this is long and distinguished: Siemens AG from Germany,...

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13 September 2004
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Autor(a): Eric Reeves, Smith College [USA]

...the central purpose of the divestment campaign must be to force these complicit companies to suspend all business and commercial activities in Khartoum until the genocide in Darfur ends and a final peace agreement with the people of southern Sudan...

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12 September 2004
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Autor(a): Jon Robins, Financial Times

Mr Fagan, who made his name suing Swiss banks on behalf of Holocaust survivors, is seeking [in US courts] $20bn (£11bn) in reparations from companies that, he argues, supported apartheid. They include the UK banks NatWest, Barclays and Standard...

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3 September 2004
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Autor(a): TechWeb Technology News

IBM has asked a Swiss court to block a multi-billion dollar lawsuit filed by an organization alleging that the computer giant's punch card machines facilitated the murder of Gypsies during World War II, lawyers said this week. The case, which has been...

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23 August 2004
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Autor(a): Jon Robins, The Lawyer [UK]

Thousands of former Nazi slave labourers began receiving final payments this month from a multibillion dollar German compensation fund after years of legal wrangling...“It is hardly a king’s ransom, and, in terms of the labour itself, it’s more a...

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