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Social :: Human Rights 100% on Corporate Equality Index GlaxoSmithKline plc Philadelphia, PA 4 are list as best practice on the 2009 report card on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in corporate America. Jan. 1, 2009 GlaxoSmithKline
Amalgamated Research UN Global Compact participant The United Nations Global Compact asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of 10 values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment, and anti-corruption. However it's non-binding nature has been widely criticised, and many signatory corporations continue to violate the Compact's values. May 17, 2011 GlaxoSmithKline Profile is a wiki based amalgamated research site raising awareness of corporate abuse and ethical consumerism. Follow source link for further information on this company's histroy and involvements. GlaxoSmithKline
Boycotts Boycott Bush GSK were listed on Ethical Consumer's list of top donors to Bush's Republican Party. They donated US$2,761,921 between 2002 and 2006. GlaxoSmithKline
Environmental :: Climate Change Carbon Trust Standard GlaxoSmithKline has met the Carbon Trust Standard which requires organisations to measure their carbon footprint accurately, prove that they have good carbon management processes in place, and demonstrate that they have reduced their own carbon emissions year on year – either on an absolute or relative basis. June 1, 2010 GlaxoSmithKline
Social :: Human Rights 100% on Corporate Equality Index Company listed under the Household Products category. Jan. 1, 2011 GlaxoSmithKline
Good Shopping Guide Brands in 'bedtime drinks' category received BOTTOM Rating; with a score of 32 out of a possible score of 100 in the Ethical Company Organisation's 2009 'Good Shopping Guide' (uk) which evaluates brands with regard to the Environment; Animal Welfare and Human Rights records. GlaxoSmithKline Climate Counts compares companies on their commitment to tackling global warming. Change from previous year's score: +5 Review: 21/22 points. Climate Counts has found that GlaxoSmithKline measures its companywide impact on global warming annually. Reduce: 34/56 points. Climate Counts has found that GlaxoSmithKline has established clear goals to reduce its energy use, and has reduced its impact on global warming (i.e., its greenhouse gas emissions or climate footprint). The company also encourages energy conservation by others. Policy Stance: 0/10 points. GlaxoSmithKline has not openly demonstrated its support for public policy that addresses climate change. Report: 10/12 points. Climate Counts has found that GlaxoSmithKline has made public information available on its companywide efforts to address global warming. May 12, 2011 GlaxoSmithKline
Boycotts Paxil Protest On June 6, 2001, a unanimous federal court jury in Cheyenne, Wyoming found that Paxil "can cause some individuals to commit suicide and/or homicide," and that it did cause Donald Schell to shoot his wife, daughter, and granddaughter, before turning the gun on himself. The jury awarded a total of $8 million in damages to the two families, although the award will be limited to the 80% of "fault" found against drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline. A boycott was called on GSK products in September 2005. Sept. 1, 2005 GlaxoSmithKline
Environmental :: Climate Change Carbon Disclosure Leadership Listed in the Health Care sector, with a score of 88. The Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index 2010 is a ranking applied to companies responding to the Investor CDP questionnaire about how they actively manage their impact on the environment. Jan. 1, 2010 GlaxoSmithKline This company is a customer of Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), the largest contract testing laboratory in Europe. HLS have about 70,000 animals on site, including rabbits, cats, hamsters, dogs, guinea-pigs, birds and monkeys. GlaxoSmithKline
Amalgamated Research Access to Medicine Index GlaxoSmithKline, Merck &Co. and Novartis emerged as the top-, secondand third- ranking companies respectively. All have improved in their transparency, performance and commitments to access to medicine. While they still have a long way to go to realize their full potential both for improving access and for exploiting the growth opportunities in the Index Countries, they have proved to be some of the most innovative in the sector. June 1, 2010 GlaxoSmithKline
Amalgamated Research A profile on this company can be seen at 'Ethiscore' website. Follow source link for details on company record and involvements. May 13, 2011 GlaxoSmithKline
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