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Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) (part of Co-operative Group)

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4 November 2004

Non-financial reporting: Wood for the trees - Are company reports on their social and environmental impact any use?

Author: Economist

The only tool standardising non-financial reports is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)...But firms can (and do) choose carefully which of its questions they answer...But if investors follow S&P in recognising “the importance of non-financial...

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21 February 2005

full report: "Totalitarian oil: Total Oil - fuelling the oppression in Burma"

Author: Burma Campaign UK

[refers to Total, PTT, Unocal, Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), & includes "Investors perspective" by Co-operative Financial Services]

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25 July 2005

CFS Raises the Bar for Sustainability Reporting

Author: Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) / PRNewswire

Co-operative Financial Services (CFS), which is widely acknowledged as setting the benchmark across the world for sustainability reporting, today (25 July) launched its annual Sustainability Report...The Report, which is a "warts and all" assessment...

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25 July 2005

Co-operative Financial Services, a leader in sustainability reporting, issues annual Sustainability Report - a "warts and all" assessment of its ethical & environmental performance

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25 July 2005

Co-operative Financial Services: "Sustainability Report 2004"

Author: Co-operative Financial Services

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1 September 2005

UN Global Compact & AccountAbility report says lobbying by business can help fight poverty, conflict, AIDS, but calls for widespread reform

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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Towards Responsible Lobbying - Leadership and Public Policy"

Author: UN Global Compact, AccountAbility

[includes case studies on; Novo Nordisk; "Chinese businesses & HIV/AIDS"; Telefónica; Shell; Co-operative Financial Services; Gap; General Electric; AWG; Thames Water (part of RWE)]

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27 September 2005

Environment: Developers pay attention to 'green' features

Author: Jim Pickard, Financial Times

Who knows what goes through the minds of property tycoons as they commission buildings with ever improved environmental features? Is it all about branding a building, or a genuine commitment to green issues? Either way, there is no doubt that, in the...

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1 October 2005

Business for Social Responsibility reviews how 33 companies have reported on economic impacts under Global Reporting Initiative - includes GE, McDonald's, Novo Nordisk, Shell, Starbucks, Toyota

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1 October 2005
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Author: Utopies, SustainAbility, Programme des Nations Unies pour l'Environnement (PNUE)

Alors que la loi sur les nouvelles régulations économiques prend de l'importance, le reporting de développement durable des entreprises françaises a gagné en maturité...Concernant les principales avancées, on peut noter d'une part les progrès des...

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