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Forest Crime File: Corporate Crimes

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Forest Crime File explores the need for an international instrument on corporate accountability and liability. States are ultimately responsible for public welfare, and they must not abdicate this responsibility to the private sector.

Eco Equity August 28: Sleeping with the Enemy?

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace, BP agree?

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace and industry coalition World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) were 'fighting like cats and dogs' ten years ago in Rio, in the words of Greenpeace Political Director Remi Parmentier. Today, they agreed to put aside...

Poor locked out of Summit on poverty

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

As the official negotiations continue in the heart of Johannesburg, tension is building over the issue of access to decision makers. Many ‘unofficial’ ambassadors have been sent here to voice real issues from communities around the world, yet...

Small step towards justice for Bhopal

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Against many people's expectations a judge in Bhopal has rejected a request to lower the charges against corporate criminal Warren Anderson, former CEO of Union Carbide. Anderson is wanted in India to answer how the actions of Union Carbide...

Thailand won’t stir-fry our planet

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

While world leaders at the Earth Summit feed off the fat of the land and offer excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what other delegates say is too hard. They are rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable...

The recognized major groups of the 2002 Earth

Image | 27 August, 2002 at 1:00

The recognized major groups of the 2002 Earth Summit include trade unions, women, youth, non governmental organizations, business and local government. Some people don’t fit into any category: they are just here to witness the interchange of issues.

Some participants in the Earth Summit are

Image | 27 August, 2002 at 1:00

Some participants in the Earth Summit are involved with university based courses that explore sustainability. They are here to discuss and enhance their learning.

I think the most important thing is informing

Image | 27 August, 2002 at 1:00

I think the most important thing is informing people, because we never get a chance to inform people on the street. Half the time our messages are in communities that are affected, so this is the opportunity of showing the people that are here.

My name is Abdul Abheri

Image | 27 August, 2002 at 1:00

My name is Abdul Abheri. We are actually working in the townships of South Africa. In semi urban and rural areas. We work on sustainable development programmes. We work on projects, individuals should own their own projects, run their own...

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