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WWF and IKEA Conservation Partnership

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IKEA and WWF began a co-operation in 2002 to jointly promote responsible forestry in priority regions around the world. Together the two organizations have planned and implemented a series of projects in China, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The projects are important...

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Developing hybrid diesel-electric delivery trucks

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In 2000, FedEx Express and Environmental Defense Fund struck an alliance to develop a delivery truck that dramatically decreases emissions while increasing fuel economy. The result was a diesel-electric hybrid, an ideal application for hybrid technology, given the frequent stopping and starting of...

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Greenpeace and Marks & Spencer: Sustainable seafood procurement

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Marks & Spencer (M&S) has adopted a Policy on Sustainable Sourcing of Fisheries Products, which applies to all seafood sold, including fish used as an ingredient. M&S came top of Greenpeace UK's Recipe for Disaster, a study of UK supermarkets, ranking them by their seafood policies.

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Unilever and WWF establish certification for sustainable fisheries

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The MSC Standard by the Marine Stewardship Council is the only internationally recognised set of environmental principles for assessing fisheries to establish whether they are well managed and sustainable. The MSC is an independent, global, non-profit organisation which was set up to find a...

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Eni E&P Division and Shell Italia launched biodiversity project

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Eni E&P Division and Shell Italia E&P established a working group that, in 2003, launched the AgriBioDiversity project, in collaboration with Fauna and Flora International and the World Conservation Union and others, for biodiversity monitoring in the ecologically sensitive area of Val d’Agri,...

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ConocoPhillips conducts HIV/AIDS campaign in Nigeria

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ConocoPhillips’ Nigerian business unit, partners with the Nigerian Business Coalition Against AIDS (NIBUCAA) to support community-based resources and programs that recognize and seek to mitigate the social stigma and adverse impact of HIV/AIDS.

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Human rights training of judges in Nigeria

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A three-year partnership between Statoil and the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) is introducing Sharia judges in northern Nigeria to human rights issues and legislation.

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Building NGO capacity for pipeline monitoring and audit in Azerbaijan

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In Azerbaijan, BP and the Open Society Institute-Assistance Foundation are working together to support national NGOs' capacity development through facilitated monitoring and audit of the Baku-Ceyhan-Tbilisi and the South Caucasus Pipeline projects.

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Better Factories Cambodia partnership creates industry standards

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Better Factories Cambodia represents a convergence of common interests of the clothing industry, international buyers, of the desires of western consumers for sweat-shop free products, and for more and better jobs in one of the poorest countries of this world. Better Factories Cambodia is managed...

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Partnership between Allianz and The Climate Group

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The Climate Group Leadership Coalition of major regional governments and companies - including one of the founding members Allianz - has committed at the highest level to leadership on the issue of climate change. The Climate Group works with members of this coalition to advance global efforts on...