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India: Health activists concerned about affordability of medicines due to US govt. & business pressure
Author: Brook V Baker, Equlibri
Prime Minister Modi is promising to open India to more direct foreign investment and to further liberalize the Indian economy to make it easier for multinational corporations to operate there. To the dismay of health activists worldwide, the US...
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Author: Adital (Brasil)
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Author: Bilan (Suisse)
...Barry Callebaut révèle sa stratégie pour contrer la pénurie: privilégier l'agriculture durable et renoncer aux fèves génétiquement modifiées...Pour [l'entreprise]...qui fournit aussi bien Nestlé que Mondelez ou Mars, la question est cruciale...« .....
Allegations of pharmaceutical group's planned opposition to So. Africa reforms to increase access to medicines - company responses/non-responses
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In January 2014, the Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa (IPASA) was accused of planning and funding an advocacy campaign on behalf of its member companies. The campaign allegedly sought to oppose South Africa’s efforts to introduce...
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Response by Bayer: Allegations of pharmaceutical group's planned opposition to So. Africa reforms to increase access to medicines
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- This is a response from the following companies: Bayer
- Country: South Africa
Author: Ken Ward, W. Virginia Gazette (USA)
Three years ago...federal experts urged the state of West Virginia to help the Kanawha Valley...prevent hazardous chemical accidents. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board recommended the step after its extensive investigation of the August 2008 explosion...
Author: Lou Pingeot, Global Policy Forum
[T]his working paper examines the role and influence of business actors in the process towards the Post-2015 agenda of the UN, with particular attention to the influence of large transnational corporations. The business sector certainly has an...
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Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit
Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...
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10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the nominated companies to respond. Responses & non-responses provided]. The annual "Public Eye Awards", cordinated by Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration, are for companies with the...
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