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18 October 2001

Making the business case for going green

Author: Michael Fainelli, Christian Science Monitor

Mr. McDonough's clientele includes such corporate powers as The Gap, Nike, Ford Motor Co., and myriad smaller firms, for which he has built eco-friendly offices

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15 October 2001

Ford, EPA in deal for new hybrid engine design

Author: Reuters

Ford Motor Co. said last week it has signed an exclusive agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a new kind of high-mileage "hybrid" engine for trucks and sport utility vehicles.

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3 October 2001

Scandinavian Companies Work toward Sustainable Business Model

Author: Mark Thomsen, SocialFunds.com

Fifteen prominent [Nordic] companies have agreed to join a partnership launched last week that will focus on developing an entirely new business model centering on sustainability. The project, dubbed the Nordic Partnership, was initiated by the World...

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2 October 2001

EEOC sues Ford over racism discipline

Author: David Shepardson, Detroit News

The [U.S.] Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit against Ford Motor Co. Monday, accusing the company of failing to discipline a white male employee who allegedly told a fellow African American employee that "it was a good day for lynching...

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27 September 2001

EPA Partners with Businesses to Promote Green Power [U.S.]

Author: Mark Thomsen, SocialFunds.com

Voluntary program has enlisted companies, cities, universities and others with the aim of boosting the market for renewable energy. The [U.S.] Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently launched the Green Power Partnership, a voluntary program to...

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27 September 2001

GM bias lawsuit settled for $1.25 million

Author: Joe Miller, Detroit News

Automaker to adopt policies to fight discrimination: General Motors Corp. will pay $1.25 million to 16 workers at a Linden, N.J. [New Jersey], assembly plant to settle lawsuits charging the company with sexual and racial discrimination. The automaker...

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9 September 2001

Together at Last: Cutting Pollution and Making Money

Author: Claudia H. Deutsch, New York Times

Some 30 years after the environmental movement took hold, many companies are giving second lives to raw materials, fuels and other products that previously went to landfills. "The notion that environment is just an expensive cost is way out of date,"...

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31 August 2001

Panel Discussion in Durban about Discrimination is Everybody's business

Author: United Nations, prepared in advance of the World Conference Against Racism

Discrimination is Everybody's Business: From Discrimination to Diversity - A Corporate Led Initiative in the Framework of the UN Global Compact - The World Conference Against Racism...is the launching ground for this initiative...The six companies...

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4 July 2001

States [in USA] ask Ford to remove mercury switches

Author: Reuters

Ford Motor Co. has been asked by 26 state attorneys general to remove mercury light switches from vehicles getting replacements for their Firestone Wilderness AT tires.

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4 May 2001

Ford seeks environmental leadership role

Author: Tom Brown, Reuters

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