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26 October 2005

Johnson & Johnson, HSBC North America Top EPA Green Power Award Winners

Author: GreenBiz.com

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) have announced the winner's of the 2005 Green Power Leadership Awards... The highest honor in purchasing, the Green Power...

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1 November 2005

[PDF] Human rights and corporate contracts - Whose country?

Author: Ben Schiller, Ethical Corporation

A new report from Amnesty International has once again raised the issue of state-investor agreements, shedding light on the sometimes ambiguous legal status of multinational companies operating in the developing world. [refers to ABN Amro, BP,...

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3 November 2005

Development agencies & investors launch global US$75 million fund for micro-entrepreneurs: consortium includes Deutsche Bank, Axa, Hewlett-Packard, Merrill Lynch, Munich Re, Standard Life, CNP Assurances, Co-operative Bank, Calvert, Storebrand

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3 November 2005

SURVEY: MICROFINANCE - The hidden wealth of the poor - Financial services are at last spreading from the rich to the developing world—and even making money

Author: Tom Easton, Economist

What makes microfinance such an appealing idea is that it offers “hope to many poor people of improving their own situations through their own efforts,” says Stanley Fischer, former chief economist of the World Bank...Local banking giants that used to...

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10 November 2005

One Year On: Global Compact Maps Progress on Mainstreaming ESG [environmental, social, governance] Considerations

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Two recent reports [UN Global Compact's "Who Cares Wins: One Year On" & "Investing for Long-Term Value" by UN Global Compact, IFC, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs] paint a vivid picture of developments over the past year on integrating...

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1 December 2005

"Finance Sector Profiting from Poverty, Environmental Damage and Human Rights Abuses", says report by Amnesty Intl., Global Witness, New Economics Foundation & 7 other NGOs

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1 December 2005
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1 December 2005

Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs launches handbook on corporate social responsibility -- includes chapters by Sir Geoffrey Chandler and about initiatives by Alcoa, Bertelsmann, Body Shop, BT, Calvert Group, Canon, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank,...

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1 December 2005

[DOC] Examples of companies’ impacts on a range of human rights issues

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The table below lists a range of human rights issues for business. For each issue, it provides an example of a positive company initiative and an example of an alleged abuse....

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1 December 2005
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Author: Amis de la Terre

Particulièrement discrètes sur leurs impacts sociaux et environnementaux, les banques françaises sont parmi les plus puissantes du monde, en particulier...[le] Crédit Agricole-Crédit Lyonnais (LCL), BNP-Paribas et la Société Générale. Malgré des...

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