Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in USA
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...
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]
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...
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...
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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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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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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