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5 May 2005

'Tis the Season for Shareholder Activism [USA]

Author: Jan Frel, CorpWatch

Shareholder meetings are also the one opportunity each year where minority shareholders and advocacy groups have a chance to speak directly with the company boards in a public forum. Participation ranges from mild-mannered opposition to radical,...

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10 February 2005

Benchmarking Corporate Governance on Product Toxicity and Safer Alternatives

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

The benchmark, released by the Rose Foundation today, addresses the scientific uncertainty of product toxicity through risk assessment and opportunity identification instead of inaction. [refers to General Electric, Avon, Baxter, Cardinal, JC Penney,...

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16 January 2005

Ethical Index Raises the Bar for Corporate Inclusion

Author: Poulomi Mrinal Saha, Ethical Corporation

Some high profile firms such as Goldman Sachs have been excluded from the [FTSE4Good] Index in recent years for not meeting ever-stricter criteria on environmental and human rights policy development. Other firms exluded within the last year include...

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11 January 2005

Top Five Socially Responsible Investing News Stories of 2004

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Now in its sixth year, SocialFunds.com continues its tradition of ringing in the New Year by reviewing the top SRI [Socially Responsible Investing] stories of the past year. [refers to Bank of Montreal, Cintas, Tyco, Coca-Cola, Cinergy, American...

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1 January 2005

New benchmarks for addressing product toxicity, even in areas of scientific uncertainty

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1 January 2005

[PDF] Protecting Public Health, Increasing Profits And Promoting Innovation By Benchmarking Corporate Governance of Chemicals in Products

Author: Richard A. Liroff, World Wildlife Fund

[Case studies on Samsung, Fujitsu, Sony, SC Johnson, Nike, Marks & Spencer, Boots, Gerber Products (part of Novartis), Chiquita. Also refers to Apple, Avon, Baxter, Compaq (part of Hewlett-Packard [HP]), Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM, Abbott...

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14 December 2004

New Business Book Rejects Myth that Higher Purpose Equals Lower Profits

Author: New World Library

Cause for Success...[presents] detailed case studies...[of companies that each] approached a serious world problem, such as poverty, inequity or environmental degradation, as a business opportunity, and made more money as a result. [refers to BP, Avon...

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1 October 2004

[PDF] Social Impact Update - Third Quarter 2004

Author: Domini Social Investments

We engage the companies held in our portfolio by writing letters, filing shareholder resolutions, and meeting directly with corporate management to discuss issues of concern...Below are updates on ongoing conversations that took place during the past...

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1 August 2004

[PDF] REO Report 2nd Quarter 2004

Author: ISIS Asset Management

[PDF] reo® stands for Responsible Engagement Overlay. The objective of reo® is to use the influence that ISIS has through its share ownership and that of its clients to encourage investee companies to enhance their business performance by adopting...

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1 June 2004

Instituto Ethos report: "Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals"

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