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Avon, Hewlett-Packard And Intel To Be Honored At Corporate Conscience Awards Tonight

Avon, Hewlett-Packard And Intel To Be Honored At Corporate Conscience Awards Tonight

Published 10-22-02

Submitted by Social Accountability International

NEW YORK, New York - Social Accountability International (SAI) today announced the winners of the 16th Annual Corporate Conscience Awards (CCA). The awards will be presented at a gala ceremony in New York City at the Crowne Plaza - Times Square hotel. These awards recognize outstanding examples of businesses that respect the rights and promote the well being of stakeholders.

“The Corporate Conscience Awards use rigorous, independent research to identify outstanding social and environmental initiatives by businesses worldwide,” said Alice Tepper Marlin, President of SAI.

The 2002 award winners are: Great Workplace Award, Intel (USA); SA8000 Implementation Award, Avon Products, Inc. (USA); Environmental Stewardship Award, Shaklee (USA); Innovative Partnership Award, Hewlett Packard (Brazil); Innovative Partnership Award, Tomra Systems (Norway); SA8000 Implementation Award, Prem Durai Exports (India) and Switcher SA (Switzerland); and Overall Corporate Responsibility Performance Award, Co-operative Bank.

Richard Taylor, Vice President of Finance and Enterprise Services at Intel said "At Intel we know that great products come from great workplaces. That's why we offer our 80,000-plus worldwide workforce sound policies on everything from compensation to diversity, and from employee family needs to training and health and safety."

Social Accountability International (SAI) is a charitable human rights organization dedicated to improving workplaces and communities around the world by developing and promoting voluntary standards combined with independent verification and public reporting. SAI’s first initiative is SA8000, a global workplace standard that covers all widely accepted labor rights.

For more information about the winners, visit SAI’s website at

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Founded in 1997, Social Accountability International (SAI) is a global non-governmental organization with a mission to advance human rights at work. SAI’s vision is of decent work everywhere—sustained by an understanding that socially responsible workplaces benefit business while securing fundamental human rights. SAI empowers workers and managers at all levels of businesses and supply chains, using its multi-industry SA8000® Standard, as well as Social Fingerprint®, TenSquared, and other training and capacity-building programs. SAI is a leader in policy and implementation, working together with a diverse group of stakeholders, including brands, suppliers, governments, trade unions, non-profits, and academia.

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