Eighteen world top 500 and China top 100 corporations were found to be concealing their emission information during production, according to a survey by Greenpeace, www.ce.cn reported.
Greenpeace said yesterday eight transnational corporations are on the list -- Shell, Samsung Electronics, Nestle, LG, Kraft, Motorola, Denso and Bridgestone. Ten Chinese corporations headed by Sinopec, Aluminum Corporation of China Limited and Dongfeng Automobile have also been named after violating the Regulation on Environmental Information Release that took effect in May last year.
The Regulation states all enterprises whose discharges exceed national and local standards will be publicized by environmental protection bureaus and listed enterprises have to reveal their emission information to the public within a month.
According to the survey, 25 factories belonging to the corporations did not release their emission information within 30 days after being listed.