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1 August 2006

CSR: a marriage between companies and stakeholders [China]

Author: Guo Peiyuan, socially responsible investment specialist, in Fortune China, special issue on corporate social responsibility

[Original article in Chinese. Title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.]...

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1 August 2006

[PDF] From Risk to Opportunity: How Insurers Can Proactively and Profitably Manage Climate Change

Author: Evan Mills, Staff Scientist, US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Eugene Lecomte, President Emeritus of Institute for Business & Home Safety; for Ceres

...while climate change poses potential threats, it also creates vast new business opportunities... [Insurers] have a huge opportunity today to develop creative loss-prevention solutions and products that will reduce climate-related losses for...

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2 August 2006

"Dividiendo por Colombia"

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2 August 2006

"Dividiendo por Colombia"

Author: Dividiendo por Colombia

[Original website in Spanish. Following summary of the website's key points provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.] Dividiendo por Colombia is a foundation created by a group of business people to put into practice their commitment...

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2 August 2006
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2 August 2006

"Dividiendo por Colombia": Over 70 national & foreign companies support education projects for poor children

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2 August 2006

company website: Corporate Social Responsibility Information

Author: General Motors - Colmotores

GM Colmotores has been a member of Nivelación para la Excelencia since 2002. This partnership between Dividiendo por Colombia, Bogotá’s Secretary of Education, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, and General Motors Colmotores was developed to implement...

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29 August 2006

EU warning on auto emissions

Author: Reuters / Associated Press

The European Union warned automakers Tuesday that it would introduce legislation to enforce cuts in carbon dioxide emissions if the industry did not work harder to meet voluntary pollution-cutting targets...The European Automobile Manufacturers...

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1 September 2006

USA: Human Rights Campaign releases Corporate Equality Index on company protection for gay, lesbian & transgender employees & consumers - record number of firms have perfect score - ExxonMobil, Meijer, Perot Systems score lowest

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1 September 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Equality Index 2006: A Report Card on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

[Companies with perfect score: Adobe Systems, Aetna, Agere Systems, Agilent Technologies, Allianz, Alston & Bird, American Express, AMR (American Airlines), Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Arnold & Porter, AT&T, Avaya, Bain & Company, Bank of...

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