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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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15 November 2000

Reputation and Responsibility: The New Corporate Overhead?

Author: John Mitchell, Chairman of the Energy & Environment Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, presentation to 2000 Oil & Money Conference

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2 November 2000

Future Challenges for Socially Responsible Investing

Author: Amy Domini of Domini Social Investments, speaking at Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility event

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1 November 2000

Campaign Wants Paper Companies to ‘Come Clean’

Author: Doug Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center [IRRC]

A new shareholder campaign for the 2001 proxy season will try to get pulp and paper companies to be more forthcoming about the potential environmental liabilities they face. Bruce Herbert of Newground Investments in Seattle, Wash., is spearheading the...

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13 October 2000

Minneapolis City Council Approves Human Rights Policy on Burma

Author: Free Burma Coalition

City to Sell-Off Stocks in Corporations Financing Burma's Military Regime, Adopt Ethical Standards on Burma-related Investments

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