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31 May 2007
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Autor: Fiona Harvey, Financial Times

HSBC pledged…$100m (£51m) towards tackling climate change…[T]he money [will] go towards scientific research as well as projects to help people in poor countries adapt to effects such as droughts, storms and floods. Stephen Green, the banking group's...

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31 May 2007
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Artigo
31 May 2007
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Autor: BBC

Nike has pledged to crack down on the amount of overtime done at factories it uses worldwide as part of efforts to improve working conditions. The sportswear firm will seek to abolish "excessive" overtime at its 700 contract factories by 2011...The...

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Artigo
31 May 2007
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Autor: Economist

[The carbon market] has delivered some of the innovation that it was supposed to generate. Shell, for instance, is pumping CO2 from a refinery...into 500 greenhouses..., thus avoiding emissions of 170,000 tonnes of CO2 a year and saving the greenhouse...

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Artigo
30 May 2007
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Autor: Patrick Alley, Celio Bermann, Luke Danielson, Heidi Feldt, Sudha Mahalingam, Alejandro Nadal, Chandran Nair, Samuel Nguiffo, Silas Siakor, for Heinrich Boell Foundation [Germany]

[T]ransparent, sustainable, fair, and just governance of natural resources is a key for peace and sustainable development worldwide... With this Memorandum, the Heinrich Böll Foundation...[wishes] to strengthen civil society positions on questions of...

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23 May 2007
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Autor: AFP

A group of ExxonMobil shareholders, including large public US pension funds, said Wednesday they planned to raise the heat on oil giant ExxonMobil over its climate change policies. The investors…said they would seek to reform ExxonMobil's position on...

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22 May 2007
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Autor: Jim Pickard, Financial Times

According to some estimates, construction and commercial property are together responsible for about half of all emissions. Companies often harm the environment when they build developments, shifting raw materials across the country and expending...

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Artigo
18 May 2007
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Autor: Yolandi Groenewald, Mail & Guardian [So. Africa]

These days the environment is one of the first issues discussed at many financial institutions’ annual meetings and the environment has become an economic commodity. “The environment is now mainstream in business,” said...ABN AMRO South African chief...

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Artigo
18 May 2007
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Autor: Pete Harrison, Reuters

Britain's biggest coal-fired power station could almost halve its CO2 emissions using existing technology, but is being held back by government policy, says Drax Chief Executive Dorothy Thompson...[she] said Drax could start cutting CO2 immediately by...

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Artigo
17 May 2007
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Autor: Microsoft

The Clinton Foundation and Microsoft Corp. today announced a long-term partnership to develop a suite of technology tools that will enable cities to accurately monitor, compare and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The technology will include both...

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