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« Ethical » rating of Hoffman La Roche , group Roche Holding and subsidiaries

Jobs -4% /1998 Pollution 3 Fraud 6 Offshore 2 Sales 31 Bn $.€ /year Profit 15 Bn $.€ /1998 Wage 1404 *min. Influence 10 Infocom 1
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year name
photo position; compensation
2000Altwegg, Markus
See the photo of: Altwegg, Markus Chairman;
Corporate Europe Observatory
1999Gerber, Fritz
See the photo of: Gerber, Fritz Director;
1999Humer, F B
See the photo of: Humer, F B Director;
country : consequences
2007France : Between 1950 and 1960, Hoffman La Roche and other chemical industries of Basle illegally discarded 600 tons of nitrobenzine and other dyes synthesis products. The site was discovered by chance by a farmer of Hagenthal-le-bas.
1976Italia : Une fuite de dioxine aux alentours de l'usine de cosmétique de Seveso, a provoqué la contamination de 158 employés, 80000 animaux qui ont dû être abattus et une chloracnée chez des dizaines d'enfants. Trente ans plus tard, les 15 hectares de terrains sont encore contaminés.
country : consequences
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  • Advertising & marketing

yearfinancial misdemeanor source
2002 market-sharing and price-fixing cartels affecting vitamin products in Europe: 462 million euros fine.     Commission Européenne
2002 price-fixing and market-sharing cartel in citric acid in Europe: fined 63,5 million euros.     Commission Européenne
yearfinancial misdemeanorsalesincomeassetsbuybacksource
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purpose : intermediary/lobby : institution
2000Limit the legal liability, no price control, no list of preferred drugs, hampers the approval and marketing of generic drugs, no drug imports, no limit to drug advertising… : Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America : : US government, congress, senate translateWashington Post
2000Prevent binding environmental regulations (environmental protection through economic growth, self-regulation and free trade) : WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) : : United Nations translateCorporate Europe Observatory
2000lift the ban on bovine growth hormon : FEDESA : : European Commission translateFedesa
2000Market access (through WTO), cheaper energy (through energy liberalization in Europe); uniform rules to enable the patenting of plants and animals (through TRIPS); prevent advert legislation on chemicals, self-regulation instead; : CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
1999Access to public services (privatization through GATS) : ERT (European Roundtable of Industrialists) : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
1999Market admission for genetically modified organisms : EuropaBio : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
1998Regulation favorable to company's interests : Contribution to Candidate's Political Action Committee : amount: 95 thousand US$ : US President, Congress, Senate translateCenter for Responsive Politics
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