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19 February 2005
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Author: Katherine Stapp, Tierramérica

...California...adoptó en septiembre una ley única en el mundo: la primera que impone límites a los gases invernadero de los vehículos de pasajeros...la Alianza de Fabricantes de Automóviles...y la Asociación de Fabricantes Internacionales de...

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20 February 2005

Tough job of saving the world

Author: Oliver Morgan, Observer [UK]

...the European Commission threatened legal action because the UK wanted to raise the amount of carbon that industry is allowed to pump out under the European emissions trading scheme...The government was accused of caving into business led by the...

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26 February 2005

Climate Change-U.S.: Car Industry Challenges California Law

Author: Katherine Stapp, Tierramérica

...California...adopted a law last September that is the first in the world to require limits on so-called greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles...the California law is being challenged in court by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers ...

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31 March 2005

Greening of the boardroom - Socially conscious investors get results on global warming

Author: Christopher Rowland, Boston Globe

"Green" mutual funds, pension-fund managers, and religious investors are successfully pressuring energy companies to disclose emissions of greenhouse gas, set reduction targets, and predict how tighter regulations could affect the bottom line. [refers...

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31 March 2005

Shareholders increasingly successful in pressuring companies to address climate impacts

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1 April 2005

Ford report to discuss global warming effect - Move causes some activist investors to abandon demands

Author: Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will write a report about global warming, including details on emissions from Ford vehicles and factories, in response to complaints from some shareholders that the company isn't doing enough to reduce pollution. [also...

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12 May 2005

Ten U.S. Corporations Pledge Greenhouse Gas Cuts

Author: GreenBiz.com

Caterpillar, Frito-Lay [part of PepsiCo], Xerox, Staples, and the Gap are among ten corporations pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of EPA's Climate Leaders -- a voluntary program that works with companies to measure greenhouse gas...

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18 May 2005

Will 'Social Responsibility' Harm Business?: Are the capitalists abandoning capitalism? [PDF]

Author: Alan Murray, Wall Street Journal

...General Electric [releases] its first-ever "Citizenship Report," a 75-page bow to the bevy of nongovernmental organizations pushing for ever-more "corporate social responsibility."...GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt...has concluded that efforts to...

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27 June 2005

Cops of the global village

Author: Marc Gunther, Fortune

What we're seeing here are local standards that have worldwide impact...It can be frustrating (not to mention costly) to comply with tough European Union regs, but it's bad business for multinationals to make things that won't sell across the global...

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1 July 2005

WWF, SustainAbility report on extent to which lobbying activities of S&P Global 100 companies are consistent with their social & environmental commitments

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