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7 October 2009

Toxic substances from N.L. mine endanger town: study [Canada]

Author: CBC News (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.)

Every resident in the small central Newfoundland community of Buchans has been told they should get a blood test to find out if they've been poisoned by lead... Results from tests done during the summer show that an abandoned mine site that stretches...

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15 June 2009

Calvert Divests Weyerhaeuser

Author: The Indigenous Portal [press release by Rainforest Action Network, Earth Justice Initiative]

Today Calvert Investments [part of Calvert Group] removed Weyerhaeuser from the Calvert Social Index of sustainable and responsible companies due to Weyerhaeuser’s failure to meet the Index’s standards for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights...[also refers to...

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1 July 2008
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Author: Le Monde

Le gouvernement irakien a débuté une action en justice...contre plusieurs dizaines de multinationales, accusées d'avoir versé des dessous-de-table...pour obtenir des contrats dans le cadre du programme onusien "Pétrole contre nourriture...l'Irak...

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22 February 2007

Canada: Globe & Mail / Jantzi Research compare companies' performance on social & environmental issues in five sectors

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22 February 2007

CSR: Forest Products

Author: Globe and Mail [Canada]

[Results of Globe & Mail / Jantzi Research survey of forest products sector. Compares social & environmental performance of the following companies, listed from highest score to lowest: Catalyst, Tembec, Cascades, Norbord, Canfor, TimberWest,...

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1 March 2006

Ceres ranks 100 global companies on climate change strategies - BP, DuPont receive top scores, while Newmont, ExxonMobil, Sempra Energy & Nissan lag

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1 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection"

Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres

This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...

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23 March 2004

Office Depot to Incorporate Conservation Science into Paper Procurement Decisions

Author: GreenBiz.com

[refers also to Abitibi Consolidated, Bowater, International Paper, Weyerhaeuser]

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