Procter & Gamble: Corporate Crimes

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Corporate Crimes

  1. Creating Demand & Brand Loyalty
  2. Secrecy
  3. 'The Biggest Shouter’
  4. Misleading Messages
  5. Free Gifts
  6. Use of Internet: reach more consumers at higher speed
  7. P&G targets children
  8. P&G targets women: profiting from gender stereotypes
  9. Tampax Total You Tour
  10. Reflect.com…
  11. Soap Opera
  12. P&G teaching materials
  13. P&G targets Gays: profiting from stereotypes
  14. P&G Influences Content of Television
  15. P&G sacks workers & rewards CEOs
  16. Mistreating Employees
  17. Appalling working conditions
  18. P&G Destroys Local Businesses. Case: India
  19. India: Illegal GMOs Found in Pringles Potato Chips
  20. Excessive Packaging/Pollution
  21. ‘assaults the environment and environmentalist’
  22. P&G supplied Third Reich
  23. Burma
  24. Censorship
  25. P&G abuses animals
  26. Spying on competitors
  27. Fake Fat
  28. Rely Tragedy
  29. P&G distributes GM contaminated food

 


 

References
[78] ‘Cheap Women Hurt P&G’ by Betsy Schiffman at Forbes.com

[79] "Plan Global, Win Local" by John Millen, Vice President, Customer Business Development at Procter & Gamble ( www.kamcity.com/library/global.htm, source: Kamcity, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[80] Richter, Judith (2001) ‘Holding Corporations Accountable, Corporate Conduct, International Codes, and Citizen Action’, Zed Books, London and New York, pg. 98

[81] www.fastcompany.com/online/49/bestpractice.html (source: Fast Company, the Magazine, August 2001 issue, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[82] www.fastcompany.com/lead/lead_feature/pg1.html
[83] www.fastcompany.com/online/49/bestpractice.html (source: Fast Company, the Magazine, August 2001 issue, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[84] Ibidem

[85] www.igc.org/trac/climate/gwnominations.html
[86] www.fastcompany.com/online/49/bestpractice.html (source: Fast Company, the Magazine, August 2001 issue, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[87] "Plan Global, Win Local" by John Millen, Vice President, Customer Business Development at Procter & Gamble(www.kamcity.com/library/global.htm, source: Kamcity, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[88] www.fastcompany.com/online/49/bestpractice.html (source: Fast Company, the Magazine, August 2001 issue, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[89] www.fastcompany.com/online/49/bestpractice.html (source: Fast Company, the Magazine, August 2001 issue, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[90] http://207.188.222.108/institute/p&g.htm (Success Stories, Manufacturers and E-business, source:The Manufacturing Institute, date viewed: 19/10/01)

[91] www.policyalternatives.ca/eduproj/faceofedmay01.html
[92] www.fastcompany.com/online/49/bestpractice.html (source: Fast Company, the Magazine, August 2001 issue, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[93] ‘Cheap Women Hurt P&G’ by Betsy Schiffman at Forbes.com

[94] ‘ADWATCH: P&G concentrates on women's emotions in Always ads - Always moves away from the traditional approach to sanpro ads by focusing on feelings’, writes Jules Grant. Source: Marketing, September 27, 2001, Page 20

[95] Ibidem

[96] Ibidem

[97] www.bringoutthebeautifulyou.com (source: P&G, date viewed: 07/10/01)

[98] www.tampaxtotalyoutour.com/in-the-city/index.html (source: P&G, date viewed: 07/10/01)

[99] www.reflect.com/ (source: Reflect.com, date viewed: 18/10/01)

[100] www.soapcentral.com/soapcentral/news/2001/0723-pg_sale.php (source: soap opera central, date viewed: 09/10/01)

[101] www.commercialcloset.org/cgi-bin/iowa/index.html?page=column&record=44 (source: The Report, Commercial Closet, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[102] www.commercialcloset.org/cgi-bin/iowa/index.html?page=column&record=2 (source: The Report, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[103] www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4242976,00.html
[104] Ibidem

[105] CIES 44th World Food Business Summit (FoodBusiness news, fast reading for senior executives, an essential selection of what’s going on in the food trade and industry worldwide, at www.ciesnet.com/publication/FBN%20ANGLAIS.PDF, date viewed: 10/0/01)

106. ‘$27 million for P&G auditor, also company boosts CEO’s salary for the year’ by Leticia Williams, CBS.MarketWatch.com, last updated: 24 August 2001

[107] www.businessweek.com/2000/00_37/b3698111.htm
[108] From David S. Patterson - The Economist (reaction to the book titled ‘Soap Opera: The Inside Story of P&G’ by Alecia Swasty (www.mind-advertising.com/in/pg_in.htm)

[109] www.ejnet.org/rachel/rhwn397.htm (source: Environmental Research Foundation, date viewed: 21/10/01)

[110] ‘India: P&G decides to hike ad budget’, 27 September 2001, Financial Times Information Limited - Asia Africa Intelligence Wire

[111] ww.essential.org/monitor/hyper/mm0795.10.html
[112] www.businessweek.com/2000/00_44/b3705183.htm
[113] www.igc.org/trac/bulletin/2001/0038.html
[114] Source: Greenpeace India, Posted: June 21, 2001

[115] www.emagazine.com/may-june_1997/0597feat2.html
[116] www.emagazine.com/may-june_1997/0597feat2.html
[117a] www.ejnet.org/rachel/rhwn349.htm
[117b] www.xs4all.nl/~respub/artikelen/bobh.htm
[118] www.ukar.org/ronen15.shtml (source: Ukrainian Archive, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[119] www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/3108/pg.html
See for more up-to-date information: www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/db/articles.asp?ID=3986 (source: daily bruin, date viewed: 01/11/01)

[120] www.oneworld.org/ni/issue212/update.htm (source: New Internationalist, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[121] Oral Statement Presented Procter & Gamble Shareholder's Meeting, October 10 2001

[122] www.pandgkills.com/shareholder.html (source: In Defense of Animals, date viewed: 04/10/01)

[123] www.uncaged.co.uk/iams.htm (source: Uncaged Campaigns, date viewed: 04/10/01)

[124] www.pginfo.net/scary.html (source: PETA, date viewed: 04/10/01)

[125] www.urban75.com/Action/boycott.html (source: Urban75, date viewed: 10/10/01)

[126] http://public.wsj.com/sn/y/SB999804942518387452.html (source: the Wall Street Journal, date viewed: 05/10/01)

[127] ‘P&G’s covert Operation’ by Andy Serwer, FORTUNE, 17 September 2001

[128] www.fumento.com/bomis21.html (‘Procter & Gamble's Non-fat Fat:

Neither Satan Nor (Sigh) Savior’, By Michael Fumento, date viewed: 22/10/01)

[129] www7.cnn.com/HEALTH/9706/16/olestra/ (CNN news story, ‘P&G wants to take fake fat nationwide’, 16 June 1997), date viewed: 05/10/01

[130] www.motherjones.com/mother_jones/MJ97/silverstein2.html (The non-profit Foundation for National Progress, which has been publishing Mother Jones magazine since 1976, now also produces the Mother Jones Web site; and the Mother Jones International Fund for Documentary Photography)

[131] www.fumento.com/bomis21.html
[132] ‘Soap Opera: The Inside Story of P&G’ by Alecia Swasty ( www.mind-advertising.com/in/pg_in.htm)

[133] www.web.net/terrafemme/uspoltam.htm (source: The Politics of Tampons, date viewed: 25/10/01)

[134] www.thecampaign.org/newsupdates/july01m.htm#P&G

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