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Cisco in China scandal

  • 24 May 2011

Falungong members are suing Cisco Systems for custom-building "Golden Shield" internet technology used by China to track down devotees of the spiritual movement. Cisco dismissed the case on Monday as being without basis and vowed to "vigorously defend" itself. A…

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Puma Puts Financial Value on Environmental Impact

  • 19 May 2011

Puma is the first company in the world to put a value on the ecosystem services it uses to produce its sports shoes and clothes. In a huge leap for CSR, the company has published an economic valuation of the…

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HSBC Accused of Laundering Money for Mexico Drug Cartels

  • 17 May 2011

The U.S. Justice Departments is reportedly working on a case against HSBC bankers they say have laundered money from Mexican drug gangs. Still at the beginning of the investigation, the Justice Department is building its case against the bank. The…

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UN plots human development with Google

  • 17 May 2011

A collaboration between the UN and Google presents information on the state of the world's poverty and development in graphics. Working with Google the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has come up with an ingenious tool for plotting and understanding…

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La Chine et le Congo : Des amis dans le besoin

  • 6 May 2011

En septembre 2007, un accord « ressources contre infrastructures » de grande ampleur a été signé entre deux entreprises publiques chinoises de travaux publics et la compagnie d’à‰tat productrice de cuivre de la République démocratique du Congo. L’accord, d’une valeur…

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Lawsuit accuses Apple, others of fixing worker pay

  • 4 May 2011

A new California lawsuit accuses Apple, Google, Adobe Systems, Intel, and other tech companies of violating antitrust laws by allegedly conspiring to fix employee pay, as well as working out "no solicitation" deals with one another. The suit (PDF), which…

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