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Philips jumps, Dell sinks in green electronics ranking

  • 31 March 2009

Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo and Dell have all lost points and Philips and Apple are among the companies jumping up the latest Greenpeace green electronics ranking that was published on Tuesday. The ranking, which is published every quarter, scores the world's largest…

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P&G Ups 2012 Green Product Sales Target To $50 Billion

  • 26 March 2009

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has significantly increased its 2012 sustainability goals. New targets include the development of at least $50 billion in cumulative sales of “sustainable innovation products” (SIP), up from the original target of $20 billion in…

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Campagne de vaccination contre la pneumonie au Rwanda

  • 17 March 2009

Kigali, Rwanda - Les officiels sanitaires rwandais et le Fonds des Nations unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) ont procédé, mardi à  Kigali, au lancement d'une campagne nationale de vaccination contre la pneumonie chez les enfants de moins de 5 ans, marquée…

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Coca-Cola commits US$30 million for clean water in Africa

  • 16 March 2009

The Coca-Cola company announced today a US $30 million commitment over the next six years to provide access to safe drinking water to communities throughout Africa.The funding which will be dished through the company's Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) and implemented…

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IBM Upping the Ante in Water Management

  • 16 March 2009

Computing giant IBM is looking into business possibilities for selling equipment and technology to manage fresh water supplies. IBM announced its plans March 16 at the World Water Forum in Istanbul, Turkey. Among other things, the company will help conserve…

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The Eco Friendly Porsche

  • 16 March 2009

Sports car manufacturer’s ‘Porsche‘ make their first gas-electric hybrid. Known for its fast, motor reving car range, ‘Porsche’ has decided to go environmental friendly. The ‘Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid‘ will be their first car to run purely on gas and…

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Undue Diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

  • 11 March 2009

Global Witness' new report Undue Diligence names some of the major banks who have done business with corrupt regimes. By accepting these customers, banks are assisting those who are using state assets to enrich themselves or brutalise their own people.…

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