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Chevron told to pay $8bn by Ecuador

  • 14 février 2011

Chevron, America's second biggest oil company, has been ordered to pay an $8.2bn (£5.1bn) fine it has described as “fraudulent”, after losing a 20-year lawsuit in Ecuador. Chevron is charged with causing environmental damage in the Amazon River basin more…

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Silicon Valley companies face minority hiring complaints

  • 10 février 2011

Silicon Valley high tech firms are on the hot seat over accusations that they're not hiring enough minorities. Three non-profit groups targeted Google for a protest because it wouldn't provide a breakdown of its workforce by race or ethnicity. "The…

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IBM, Intel, Pepsi Top Ethics Rankings

  • 7 février 2011

IBM, Intel and PepsiCo have topped rankings of companies with the most ethical reputations. The EthicalQuote rankings by Swiss company Covalence score 581 companies in 18 sectors, through the quantities of positive and negative news stories about each company. Covalence…

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