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You can vote until 22 January, 2015.

After 15 years of the Public Eye initiative, it is time to take stock. In 2015, the naming & shaming award will be given out in the ultimate category: The Public Eye Lifetime Award. All the nominees are former Public Eye Award winners. One last time, you can cast your vote and have a say in which company should get the ultimate award of shame for its irresponsible business practices.

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Walmart

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In 2005, Walmart received the Public Eye Jury Award in the category Labor Law for lack of respect for human and labor rights along its supply chain in places such as Lesotho, Kenya, and Thailand.

Goldman Sachs

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In 2013, Goldman Sachs received the Public Eye Jury Award for its share of responsibility in the Eurozone crisis.

Dow Chemical

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In 2005, Dow Chemical received the Public Eye Jury Award in the category Human Rights for using every loophole in the book to avoid its responsibility for the Bhopal disaster, the world’s largest chemical catastrophe in human history.

Glencore

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In 2008, Glencore received the Public Eye Jury Award for its irresponsible and intransparent business practices in Colombia.

Chevron

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In 2006, Chevron won the Public Eye Jury Award in the category Environment for polluting large areas of pristine rain forest in northern Ecuador.

Gazprom

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In 2014, Gazprom won the Public Eye People’s Award for its plans to drill for oil in the offshore Arctic.