1.03.2006

Rogue's Gallery: 2005's Worst Companies for Human Rights Violations

Found via Intellectual Properties

"Most Wanted" Corporate Human Rights Violators of 2005
The list and their major human rights violations:
Caterpillar - contracting with known violators of human rights, enabling house demolition, supplying equipment that kills Palestinian civilians and American peace activists
Chevron - environmental destruction, health violations, and violent killings
Coca-Cola - violent killings, kidnap and torture, water privatization, health violations, and discriminatory practices
Dow Chemical - creation of chemical weapons, marketing poisonous chemicals, illegal dumping of toxins into populated areas, environmental destruction, health problems, death
Dyncorp/CSC - causing health problems, environmental devastation and death; endangering lives; physically abusing individuals; sex trafficking
Ford Motor Company - environmental degradation, climate change, fueling wars for oil
KRB (a subsidiary of Halliburton) - Overcharging and providing unnecessary services on taxpayer's dollar, bribery, exploiting third country nationals
Lockheed Martin - War profiteering, warmongering
Monsanto - Displacement, health violations, and child labor
Nestle USA - Abusive child labor, repression of worker rights, aggressive marketing of harmful products, violation of national health and environmental laws
Phillip Morris - aggressively marketing lethal products
Pfizer - Killer price-gouging
Suez-Lyonnaise des Eaux - Water privization
Wal-Mart - worker rights violations, labor discrimination, union busting
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