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1 April 2013

Business Ethics Briefing: Tax Avoidance as an Ethical Issue for Business

Author: Institute of Business Ethics

This Briefing explores corporate taxation and specifically the issue of tax avoidance as a business ethics issue…The term ‘tax avoidance’ is used to refer to legitimate but maybe aggressive use of things such as financial instruments and other...

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17 February 2013

Death, sanctions and big business in the struggle for Zimbabwe's diamonds

Author: Simon Goodley, Guardian [UK]

UK parliamentarians are calling for tougher measures against all Marange diamond miners, including naming them on the sanctions list, as well as asking for an investigation into...Old Mutual...that has an indirect investment in the Zimbabwean fields.....

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16 May 2011

JustPay! Living wages Campaign [UK]

Author: FairPensions

When you pop into your local bank branch, do you know how much the cashier is getting paid? What about the security guard or the cleaner? Together we hold billions of pounds through our bank accounts, ISAs, pensions, and even insurance policies. This...

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1 May 2011

UK: Backed by investor coalition, JustPay! campaign calls on FTSE 100 companies to adopt a living wage

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22 March 2011

Old Mutual Response

Author: Old Mutual

We have come under international pressure to divest our business in Zimbabwe by those who believe that this will be of benefit to the Zimbabwean people. We cannot agree with this notion as we have policyholder and employer obligations to our employees...

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11 March 2011

Bennett slams multi-nationals for “corporate greed, wilful negligence” [Zimbabwe]

Author: Zimbabwean

Any process of enriching individuals or companies connected to the infamous criminal syndicate that is Zanu (PF) [Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front] will be nullified once the MDC [Movement for Democratic Change] is in power...minister...

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11 March 2011

Bennett slams multi-nationals for “corporate greed, wilful negligence” [Zimbabwe]

Author: The Zimbabwean

Any process of enriching individuals or companies connected to the infamous criminal syndicate that is Zanu (PF) will be nullified once the MDC is in power, MDC-T minister of agriculture designate, Roy Bennett...[said] in Cape Town yesterday......

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28 April 2010

CORE Coalition report says UK-listed companies do not adequately report on their social & environmental impacts

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28 April 2010

FTSE100 Company Reports Reveal Inadequacy of Companies Act

Author: Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition

The Companies Act has failed to make enviroronmental and social reporting simpler and more effective according to a new report released today by the Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition...[O]f the FTSE100 company accounts reviewed, AstraZeneca,...

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28 April 2010

[PDF] The Reporting of Non-financial Information in Annual Reports by the FTSE100

Author: Adrian Henriques, Middlesex University, for the CORE Coalition

Shareholders, as stakeholders of the companies they own, are entitled to receive information which can help to determine the decisions they take over ownership and trading, voting and communication with companies. This is justified because the plans...

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