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ESG News Review 5 – 11 April 2014

  • 14 April 2014

Baxter International appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it was recognized for safety performance in China when it received the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District’s (GETDD) 2013 Excellent Safety Culture Company Award for dedication to creating…

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ESG News Review 11 — 17 January 2014

  • 20 January 2014

Alstom appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it announced it would cease engaging sales consultants to ensure it “conducts business in a responsible way and strives to achieve the highest ethical standards”. Alstom is also calling for…

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Shenzhen wage hike causes supply chain jitters

  • 28 August 2012

Chinese tech hub and boom town Shenzhen is set to increase the minimum wage of workers there by 13.3 per cent in early 2013, causing a few sweaty palms in the technology supply chain. Shenzhen and the wider Pearl River…

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HP’s Ethical Reputation Hurt by CEO’s Departure

  • 9 August 2010

Hewlett-Packard received negative press coverage today and over the week-end as its CEO Mark Hurd resigned after an internal investigation stated falsified expense reports. The company said Mr Hurd violated HP’s Standards of Business Conduct, but not its sexual harassment…

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Foxconn Gives Chinese Workers 33 Percent Pay Raise

  • 2 June 2010

Stung by labor shortages and a rash of suicides this year at its massive factories in southern China, Foxconn Technology said Wednesday that it would immediately raise the salaries of many of its Chinese workers by 33 percent. The pay…

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HP strives for diversity in workforce

  • 9 June 2008

HEWLETT-Packard is striving to have a workforce profile that reflects the diverse one billion people using HP products worldwide. This would see the Fortune 500 company embarking on retraining women or attracting more women to join it, said vice-president of…

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