Public Eye nominations 2012 - Company responses & non-responses

For the annual "Public Eye Awards", which the organisers (Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration) say are for the "worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights", six companies were nominated in January 2012.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies to respond to this press release detailing the reasons for their nominations:

 

 

 

 

Blog on the company responses: "We Are Not That Bad, Really!", Kosmos 9, 19 Jan

 

On 27 January 2012 it was announced that Vale had "won" the Public Eye Award 2012, and that a separate award had also been conferred on Barclays, by a jury comprising members of Greenpeace and the Berne Declaration.  See press coverage of this announcement here:

 

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18 January 2012

Public Eye nominations 2012 - Company responses

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

For the annual "Public Eye Awards", which the organisers (Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration) say are for the "worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights", six companies were nominated in January 2012. Business &...

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Company response
18 January 2012

Response by Barclays: Barclays one of the 6 companies nominated for "Public Eye Awards" for the "worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights".

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18 January 2012

Response by Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now Vale): Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration nominate 6 companies for 2012 "Public Eye Awards for the worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights".

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18 January 2012

Response by Samsung: Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration nominate 6 companies for 2012 "Public Eye Awards for the worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights".

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18 January 2012

Response by Syngenta: Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration nominate 6 companies for 2012 "Public Eye Awards for the worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights".

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Company non-response
18 January 2012

Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) did not respond to: Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration nominate 6 companies for 2012 "Public Eye Awards for the worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights".

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Response by Freeport-McMoRan: Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration nominate 6 companies for 2012 "Public Eye Awards for the worst cases of contempt for the environment and human rights".

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