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20 February 2001

BP Amoco Feeling Pressure on PetroChina Holdings

Author: SocialFunds.com

Protests held last week support a shareholder resolution demanding BP Amoco's divestiture from Chinese energy company

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1 February 2001

Explanation of 1 February 2001 decision to remove Wal-Mart from Domini 400 Social Index

Author: Kinder, Lydenberg, Domini & Co.

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29 January 2001

Major Canadian Retailers Receive Resolutions on Sweatshops

Author: SocialFunds.com

Shareholders ask for verifiable commitment to better working conditions for supplier and subcontractor employees

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23 January 2001

Unibanco Launches SRI Research in Brazil

Author: SocialFunds.com

SRI reports to provide foreign institutional investors with information on the environmental and social practices of major Brazilian companies

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11 January 2001

Honey pot: A Singapore investment fund with ethics is helping poor families beat the poverty trap

Author: Trish Saywell, Far Eastern Economic Review

Unlike many ethical or socially responsible funds, this global-equities vehicle contributes one-third of its annual management fee of 1.5% toward Unifem projects...the United Global Unifem Singapore Fund--invests only in companies whose corporate...

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9 January 2001

Asian Mutual Fund Sets New Standard for Promoting Women's Issues

Author: SocialFunds.com

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13 December 2000

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Votes Unanimously to Divest from Burma-Related Stock

Author: Free Burma Coalition

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12 December 2000

Campaign Launched Against Sanford Bernstein for 'Unethical' Investments in Oil Project on U'wa People's Sacred Land

Author: Rainforest Action Network, Amazon Watch, Project Underground, Ruckus Society

Groups Call on Company to Divest from Occidental Petroleum

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1 December 2000

Global union campaign targets foreign investments in Burma

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

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17 November 2000

L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Sell Burma-Related Stock

Author: Free Burma Coalition

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