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16 July 2014

ActionAid report says intl. aid & public policies facilitate corporate land grabs, leaving farmers impoverished & vulnerable

We invited the following companies mentioned in the report in the context of allegations to respond:...

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15 July 2014

Standard Bank did not respond

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6 March 2014

SA companies ill prepared for African homophobia [So. Africa]

Author: Songezo Zibi, Business Day

...South African multinational companies have operations in Uganda and other countries with anti-homosexuality legislation, such as Nigeria. Cellphone operator MTN’s CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa...[said] the company respects the laws of the countries in which...

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25 November 2011

COP-17: Africa’s prosperity depends on climate change action

Author: Jocelyn Newmarch, Business Day [South Africa]

Africa’s prosperity depends on taking action on climate change, Standard Bank executives said on Thursday at a media briefing. "If left unchecked, climate change will hamper economic growth and development. Too many Africans will stay poor, too many...

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8 December 2010

Report examines role of business-driven partnerships in addressing sustainable development in Africa - includes case studies

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8 December 2010

[PDF] Full report: "Business Partnerships for Development in Africa"

Author: Business Action for Africa & Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School

...Business Action for Africa’s 2010 Report...examines how business-driven partnerships are addressing Africa’s development challenges in new and innovative ways… creating new frontiers for sustainable development and growth on the continent...the...

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1 September 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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27 May 2010

Business Delivers as Front-Line Player in the Global Fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC)

From an initiative that’s reaching 3.5 million people threatened by TB to a massive expansion of access to cheap anti-malaria medication in 24 African countries, businesses are doing work that is complementing the global health work of governments and...

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16 March 2010

UNAIDS and Private sector meet to explore collaboration towards virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission

Author: UNAIDS

On 15 March 2010, UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé met with more than 15 private sector companies affiliated with the Global Business Coalition on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC). Mr Sidibé…reiterated his call for the virtual elimination...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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