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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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2 October 2006

When Socially Responsible Mutual Fund and Institutional Investors Speak, Corporate America Listens

Author: Social Investment Forum

Political Contributions. [refers to proposals & shareholder resolutions brought (some withdrawn after the company took positive steps) with: Amgen; Abbott Laboratories; AT&T; Bellsouth; Chevron; ExxonMobil; IBM; Monsanto; Pfizer; Target; Chubb...

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1 January 2007

[PDF] Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship

Author: Jane Nelson, The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

As the [OECD] has commented…”Increasing economic growth is essential – but it is not enough. The quality of growth –its sustainability, composition and equity – is equally important”…In many developing countries achieving this goal [improving the...

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1 January 2007

[PDF] Fiduciary Guide to Toxic Chemical Risk

Author: Jane Ambachtsheer, Mercer Investment Consulting; Jonas Kron, attorney; Richard Liroff, Investor Environmental Health Network; Tim Little, Rose Foundation for Communities & Environment; Rachel Massey, Global Development & Environment Institute, Tufts Univ.

This Fiduciary Guide to Toxic Chemical Risk examines the financial dimensions of toxic chemical risk – in products, in supply chains, and in many investors’ portfolios. It explores how these risks may be quantified, and offers fiduciaries a policy...

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4 April 2007

[audio] Shareholders Seek Portfolio Detox

Author: Corporate Watchdog Media, interview with Richard Liroff, Investor Environmental Health Network

In the current corporate annual meeting season, shareowners have stepped up demands on companies to seek alternatives to toxic materials in their products... Corporate Watchdog Radio cohost Sanford Lewis, who is counsel to the Investor Environmental...

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1 June 2007

Non-profit "Climate Counts" ranks 56 companies on climate change performance

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1 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "Climate Counts - Company Scorecard Report"

Author: Climate Counts

The Climate Counts Company Scorecard provides consumers with an objective, balanced way to gauge which companies are seriously committed to reversing climate change—and which ones are not...Our full scorecard ranks 56 companies in eight major consumer...

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...

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2 September 2007
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Author: Alba Trejo, Rotativo de Querétaro

La edad y el físico pesan cuando se es mujer, más aún si de buscar un empleo se trata. En Guatemala, los contratistas que anuncian plazas vacantes en los clasificados exigen de ella que sea delgada, menor de 30 años y soltera, y todo eso para ocupar...

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