Public Eye Awards 2005
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Public Eye Awards 2005 - Nominations  (11.01.05)
Public Eye Awards 2005 - Nominations

Nominations by Public Eye Award category

Every year in January, the World Economic Forum (WEF) gathers together its business leaders and the political and world media elite in Davos (Switzerland), to discuss current global political issues and set trends in the future development of global business. For the sixth time, the international NGO coalition „The Public Eye on Davos“ will be present at the same time and place as the WEF with an alternative event (programme).
The highlight of this year's "Public Eye" was an award ceremony, which was hold on the 26 January 2005 in Davos. Candidates for the awards are WEF corporate members and other companies who have excelled in socially and environmentally irresponsible behaviour. The "Public Eye Awards" are given in the categories human rights, environment, labour rights and taxes.

The deadline for the nominations was 31 October 2004. All companies nominated within the deadline are listed further down the page. The award winners were presented at the Awards Ceremony on the 26 January 2005 in Davos.


The Winners
In each of the four categories the organizers of the Public Eye selected a corporate winner that stands out for the momentousness of its irresponsible behavior.
  Winner of the human rights category: Dow Chemical
  Winner in the environment category: Royal Dutch/Shell Group
  Winner in the taxes category: KPMG International
  Winner of the labour law category: Wal-Mart


Award Category Human Rights:
Bayer
Bechtel
Boehringer Ingelheim
Cement Roadstone Holdings
Dow Chemical
Nestlé
Syngenta
Toronto Ventures Incorporated
Total and Unocal

Award Category Environment:
Conservation International
Danzer
Monsanto
Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlegesellschaft (MIBRAG)
RD Corporation
Royal Dutch/Shell Group
Sung Hung Kai Properties and New World Development

Award Category Labour Rights:
BP
North Sails/GST/Boards&More
Stallion Garments
Tchibo
Wal-Mart

Award Category Taxes:
KPMG International
Vodafone
Volcafé

Information on the nomination process
You are invited to nominate potential award winners. The nomination categories and information on the publication and choice of the award winners can be found on the information sheet. Please use the nomination form to present your case. The deadline for nominations is 31 October 2004. Please note that we are not only interested in fully documented nominations, but are also keen to receive recommendations of suitable cases.

   Information sheet   (65 KB)
   Nomination form   (74 KB)


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