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15 August 2002
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Autor: Friends of the Earth

Some corporations continue to abuse the rights of people, destroy the livelihoods of communities, and pollute water and forest resources for future generations, according to a new report by Friends of the Earth International published today. The report...

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15 August 2002
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Autor: Amartya Sen, Master of Trinity College - Cambridge, Nobel laureate [economics], in Los Angeles Times

We can even question the general strategy of defining sustainable development only in terms of fulfillment of needs, rather than using the broader perspective of enhancing human freedoms on a sustainable basis... Indeed, it is not at all obvious why...

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15 August 2002
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Autor: U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

[includes as annex the latest official text of United Nations "Draft norms on Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights"]

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14 August 2002
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Autor: United Nations

In a resolution (E/CN.4/Sub.2/2002/L.17)...adopted without a vote [on 14 Aug. 2002], the Sub-Commission requested that the draft norms on responsibilities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises with regard to human rights be...

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13 August 2002
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Autor: Peter Carlson, Washington Post

-...Business Ethics is a magazine devoted to a movement that crusades for what it calls CSR, which stands for "corporate social responsibility."...Now, the folks at Business Ethics are in a sad state of hand-wringing, soul-searching and existential...

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8 August 2002
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Autor: U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

El Hadji Guisse, Sub-Commission Expert, said...A member of the Group, Mr. Weissbrodt, had been asked to draw up a set of standards for transnational corporations. The code of practice had been discussed widely and received the support of non...

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5 August 2002
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Autor: Robert Hinkley, corporate lawyer, former partner in the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, speech to Hershey Foods rally on 3 Aug. 2002, published on CommonDreams website

I suggest 28 words be added to the duty of corporations to advance the interests of shareholders--28 words that will balance the pursuit of the corporation's private interest with obligations to the public interest. I call these words the Code for...

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1 August 2002
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Autor: ING Sustainable Growth Fund

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1 August 2002
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Autor: Amnesty International

Amnesty International takes the floor today to unequivocally support the process of developing the "Human Rights Principles and Responsibilities for Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises"

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1 August 2002
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Autor: Laura Miller, PR Watch, in Corporate Europe Observer

The International Chamber of Commerce Dresses for Success [commentary on the 34th World Congress of the International Chamber of Commerce, May 2002] -...This lack of definition and emphasis on 'voluntary' initiatives clearly suits the public relations...

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