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Is Your Money Where Your Heart Is? - The Truth About SRI [socially responsible investing] Mutual Funds
Author: Paul Hawken, Natural Capital Institute, in Dragonfly Media
...the international SRI (socially responsible investing) mutual fund industry...has no standards, no definitions, and no regulations...Anyone can join; anyone can call his or her fund an SRI fund. The term "socially responsible investing" is so broad...
Author: Adam Geller, Associated Press
U.S. corporate donations for tsunami relief in south Asia now top $302 million ([euro]230.48 million), including more than $110 million ([euro]83.95 million) in cash...In addition to cash, companies have pledged everything from medical supplies to...
Author: Joyzelle Davis, Rocky Mountain News
...EchoStar Communications Inc.'s proxy includes the question of whether the company's gay employees should be shielded from discrimination...EchoStar's board recommends that shareholders vote against the measure..."This does not mean that we don't...
[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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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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Author: Josephine Hearn, The Hill [USA]
When the Voting Rights Act (VRA) came before Congress this month, it enjoyed the vigorous backing of civil-rights advocates, social progressives and other familiar groups. The measure also attracted support from a surprising constituency: corporate...
Author: DiversityInc [USA]
[Companies in top 50 are, in order: Bank of America; Pepsi Bottling Group; AT&T; Coca-Cola; Ford; Verizon; Xerox; Consolidated Edison Co. of New York; JPMorgan Chase; PepsiCo; Wachovia; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Sodexho; Procter & Gamble; Blue...
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