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10 April 2002

Environmental Groups Urge Ford to Take Responsibility for Planned Destruction of the Environment in the Czech Republic

Author: Environmental Law Service [Czech Republic] & Friends of the Earth Czech Republic

Ford Subsidiary [Mexican company Tenedora Nemak] Breaks Ground on Unspoiled Farmland, Risking Health and Environment of Czech Citizens

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24 April 2002

Ford India hands over its first Corporate Assessment Report to the Chief Minister [of Tamil Nadu, India]

Author: Ford Motor Company

It offers a comprehensive assessment of Ford India's performance on a wide range of social, economic & business issues [including environmental protection]...It is the first country-specific assessment by a Ford affiliate.

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11 May 2002

Ford are still racist [UK]

Author: Anton Antonowicz & Ruki Sayid, Mirror [UK]

Asian victim tells of years of hell in car giant that vowed to end the hate - Car giant Ford's policy of "zero tolerance" to racism has been shattered after managers were found guilty of bullying and abusing an Asian worker.

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  • Related companies: Ford
Article
31 May 2002

Major automakers' eco-friendly efforts

Author: Reuters

Tighter emission rules and worries about dependency on fossil fuels are spurring automakers around the world to develop eco-friendly vehicles [refers to Toyota, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, Volkswagen, Ford, Ballard Power Systems]

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6 June 2002

New Report Assesses the Status of Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Echo Research reports on how corporate social responsibility is increasingly important for global corporations, and rates how CSR is being incorporated into business practices -...Ford and BP topped Echo's CSR Perception Index for the second year in a...

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13 June 2002

Sierra Club presses US Big Three on fuel economy

Author: Tom Brown, Reuters

A leading US environmental group launched what it described as a major campaign yesterday to force Detroit's Big Three automakers, and Ford Motor Co., in particular, to boost the fuel efficiency of their cars and trucks.

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  • Related companies: Ford
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18 July 2002

Supporting Science, Supporting Sustainability

Author: Anne Moore Odell, SocialFunds.com

Earthwatch Institute's Corporate Fellowship Program places corporate employees in the field with top scientists for the benefit of both the environment and the sponsoring companies [refers to Ford Motor Co., Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, Starbucks]

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29 July 2002

CLIMATE CHANGE: SUVs Causing Increased U.S. Emissions, NGO Says

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29 July 2002

Starbucks, Ford Foundation, Oxfam America and CEPCO [Oaxacan State Coffee Producers Network] Announce Innovative Collaboration to Increase the Supply of High Quality Fair Trade Coffee

Author: Oxfam America

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30 July 2002

General Motors Is Global Warmer Number One - New Report Measures U.S. Automakers' Corporate Culpabilities For Global Warming Pollution

Author: Environmental Defense

A new report issued today by Environmental Defense appraises for the first time the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the new vehicles sold each year by major auto manufacturers. General Motors' fleet imposes the largest "carbon burden," producing 6.7...

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