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8 November 2006

Where are all the women in IT?

Author: Kim Thomas, Financial Times

Women in the workplace still encounter plenty of glass ceilings, but it would be good to think that the go-ahead world of technology is leading the way in diversity…[However,] the proportion of female IT employees has been dropping for years…A number...

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11 September 2006

Global Health Initiative Catalyses New China Health Alliance against TB And AIDS

Author: World Economic Forum, WebWire

A new public-private partnership to address TB and AIDS in China is being launched today by the Global Health Initiative of the World Economic Forum. The China Health Alliance ...brings together select companies, the Chinese government, UN agencies...

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19 June 2006

The 25 Noteworthy Companies [USA]

Author: DiversityInc

The 25 Noteworthy Companies were close to making The 2006 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list and all excel in at least one, and in most cases several, of the four areas we measure—CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications and supplier...

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22 May 2006

CEOs Ask for Fulfillment of G8 AIDS Commitments

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

Today, several multinational company CEOs and senior executives call on G8 countries to implement their Gleneagles HIV/AIDS commitments...the policy briefing, “Public Private Partnerships & the Fight Against AIDS: Tackling Global Economic and...

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17 January 2006

Workplace Equality Index [UK]

Author: Stonewall

The [Workplace Equality] Index measures 20 criteria covering policy and practice—from having a non-discrimination policy promoted to all staff that includes sexual orientation to...supporting a lesbian and gay employee network group...On 17 January...

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1 September 2005

Semi-annual review of FTSE4Good indices: 42 new companies added, 24 removed

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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Semi-Annual Review of the FTSE4Good Indices"

Author: FTSE4Good

[Companies removed from FTSE4Good index series for failing to meet environmental criteria: Amsouth Bancorporation, Bank of New York, BB&T, Charles Schwab, Emporiki Bank of Greece, Fifth Third Bancorp, First Horizon National, Freeport-McMoRan,...

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23 May 2005

Global Poverty Plans Demand Business Engagement for Success

Author: International Business Leaders Forum

...the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), has today warned that UN targets set to reduce global poverty, such as the UN Millennium Development Goals, will be jeopardised unless business becomes more engaged in the fight against poverty......

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3 February 2005

From a handout to a hand up

Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times

As the World Economic Forum calls for action from all sides to tackle poverty, disease and the lack of education, some answers to the world's challenges are already emerging from boardrooms around the globe. One trend is for companies to begin working...

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1 January 2005

Report by World Economic Forum, AccountAbility investigates why mainstream financial community has not yet embraced social investment

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