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Author: Environmental News Network
Californians who own lawn and garden equipment that emits more air pollution than state standards allow are trading those tools for cleaner ones this month. The exchange is part of an overall settlement worth approximately $200,000 between John Deere...
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Author: Otto J. Reich, U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Remarks to the Inter-American Development Bank Conference on Corporate Social Governance
[includes references to initiatives by Bell Helicopter, Bank of America, Wal-Mart, Caterpillar, ITT Industries, John Deere, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Sun Microsystems, Daimler-Chrysler]
Author: Business Ethics
The top four companies for 2004, in rank order, are Fannie Mae, Procter & Gamble, Intel, and St. Paul Companies -- all of which have made the list five years running...Other five-year firms include Avon Products, Ecolab, Herman Miller, Modine...
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Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres
This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...
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Author: Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), Univ. of Massachusetts [USA]
1. E. I. Du Pont de Nemours [DuPont], 2. United States Steel , 3. ConocoPhillips, 4. General Electric , 5. Eastman Kodak, 6. Exxon Mobil, 7. Ford , 8. Tyson Foods, 9. Alcoa, 10. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), 11. Dow Chemical, 12. Eastman Chemical, 13....
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Author: Michael Smith & David Voreacos, Bloomberg
...[N]early 1 million men and women work for little or no wages as forced laborers in Latin America, according to the...International Labor Organization...The charcoal [slave]...laborers produce by burning scraps of hardwood [in Brazil are]...used to...
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- Related companies: Aisin Seiki Andersen Corporation Bozovich C. F. Martin Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now Vale) Cosipar (Companhia Siderurgica do Pará) DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Ford General Motors Honda Intermet John Deere Kohler National Material Nissan Nucor Queiroz Galvão TBM Hardwoods ThyssenKrupp Toyota Volvo Group Whirlpool
[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”
Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...
- Related stories: USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees
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