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1 September 2004

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2004 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its third annual Corporate Equality Index, a report card listing the "best and worst" firms for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees...The number of firms with perfect scores doubled since the 2003...

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2 September 2004

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes Add General Electric and Drop Electrolux

Author: Doug Wheat, SocialFunds.com

Yesterday, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) announced the results of its once a year review of corporate sustainability best-practice. [Companies on DJSI World Index included: General Electric, Staples, 3M, adidas-Salomon, Barclays, Canon,...

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1 October 2004

[PDF] Sector profile of the pharmaceutical industry

Author: Francis Weyzig, SOMO (Centre for research on Multinational Corporations)

[Report provides overview of pharmaceutical sector, examines issues such as: Access to medicines; clinical trials; drug safety; drug promotion & advertising; indigenous knowledge; workplace health, safety, environment; employment conditions.] ...

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9 December 2004

Pharmaceutical corporate giving benefits Puerto Rico [USA]

Author: Marialba Martinez, Caribbean Business [Puerto Rico]

...pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in Puerto Rico are spending millions of dollars annually to improve the well-being of their current and potential clients...KLD Research & Analytics recently rated 3,000 companies on how good they were as...

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30 March 2005

Renewed Commitment to Government – Industry Partnership to Improve Access to Medicines

Author: UK Department for International Development (DFID)

The UK Government and the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies today committed to continue to work together to help increase access to essential medicines for the world’s poorest countries...The UK Government’s framework for good practice has been...

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31 August 2005

How Can Your Company Contribute to Katrina Relief Efforts? - guide by Business for Social Responsibility

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5 September 2005

Companies, foundations, and individuals have given or pledged $169 million in Hurricane Relief [USA]

Author: M.J. Prest & Caroline Preston, Chronicle of Philanthropy [USA]

[current tally of companies' contributions to hurricane relief - refers to Abbott Laboratories, Amerada Hess, Ameriquest, Amgen, AT&T, Bank of America, Bayer, Boeing, BP, Capital One, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Eli Lilly, Entergy,...

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1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

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1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"

Author: Human Rights Campaign

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8 October 2006

Amgen finds a way to put wastewater to good use [USA]

Author: Andrea L. Stape, Providence Journal [USA]

...[When] the company's [water] supplier, the Kent County Water Authority, sent Amgen a letter in 2004 expressing concern about a strained water supply, the company asked for a written guarantee that it would be able to draw down as much as 800,000...

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