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31 March 2003

Helping Kids, Suppliers, the Environment: That's What Good Corporate Citizens Do

Author: Business Ethics magazine

[Business Ethics' 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2003; annual rating of U.S. companies; top 10 companies in rank order: General Mills, Cummins Inc., Intel, Procter & Gamble, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Avon Products, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, John...

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2 July 2003

Business sense behind diversity [USA]

Author: Casey Selix, Pioneer Press [USA]

Affirmative action and court orders aside, companies find focusing on a diverse workplace helps them reach new and growing markets. [refers to General Mills, 3M, Seagate Technology]

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1 June 2004

KLD Launches First US Index Maximizing Sustainability Factors - New Index Meets Institutional Demands for Full Market Exposure in Social Indexes

Author: KLD Research & Analytics

KLD’s new Select Social Index is the first ever created for institutional and retail investors who seek broad diversification and increased exposure to companies with strong sustainability characteristics, such as environmental management, human...

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30 September 2004

General Mills Cereals Going Whole Grain [USA]

Author: Ellis Mnyandu, Reuters

General Mills Inc...said it will begin using whole grains in all of its breakfast cereals...becoming the latest foodmaker to promote healthier eating...Some big U.S. foodmakers have changed their offerings recently amid America's growing obesity...

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1 September 2005

[PDF] 2005 Corporate Equality Index

Author: Human Rights Campaign

[Rates companies on policies and practices toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumer & public policy issues....

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31 December 2005

Canada: Univ. of Toronto student activists launch national campaign to promote consideration of human rights & environmental issues in university investments

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31 December 2005

full report: "Exercising Ownership: Responsible Investing at the University of Toronto"

Author: Responsible Investment Working Group, Univ. of Toronto

The key planks of the recommendations follow... · Advisory Committee on Responsible Investment (ACRI): Create a permanent committee of faculty members, students, alumni and administrators to propose non-binding recommendations to UTAM [University of...

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1 March 2006

Ceres ranks 100 global companies on climate change strategies - BP, DuPont receive top scores, while Newmont, ExxonMobil, Sempra Energy & Nissan lag

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1 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection"

Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres

This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...

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1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

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