Johnson & Johnson
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in USA
Author: Geoff Dyer, Financial Times
Research into virus-killing gels that can prevent HIV infections in women will receive a large boost on Monday when Johnson & Johnson announces it has donated the rights on a potentially exciting new product to a non-profit group that specialises...
- Related companies: Johnson & Johnson
Kodak, Xerox vow to cut emissions - Two giants are part of voluntary fed plan to reduce greenhouse gases
Author: Corydon Ireland, Democrat & Chronicle
[USA]: Eastman Kodak Co. and Xerox Corp. have joined a voluntary federal program designed to reduce greenhouse gases emitted by private industry. [also refers to IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Miller Brewing (part of SABMiller), US Steel]
[PDF] Using international tools to stop corporate malpractice - does it work? Checks and balances in the global economy
Author: International Baby Food Action Network
Concern about the sometimes-fatal effects of the marketing practices of companies that manufacture and distribute breastmilk substitutes led to the first international measure to regulate the activities of a whole industry sector at a global level.....
Author: Nick Tilston, MBA student, Strathclyde Graduate School of Business [UK] [Winning essay - Ashridge/Guardian MBA essay award 2004]
Corporate leaders often lose sight of the fact that the most important secondary effect of what they do – not what they aim at but what their actions lead to - is the promotion of a socially progressive society through the market imperative..they must...
- Related stories: UK: Winner of Guardian/Ashridge MBA essay competition says companies will only be "socially responsible" if it pays
- Related companies: Johnson & Johnson McDonald's Merck
Author: Deborah Leipziger
In her many lectures around the world, CSR consultant Deborah Leipziger has been asked the same question over and over again: ‘What are the best standards for companies seeking to be socially responsible?’ Over the course of more than a decade, she...
Business also benefits from helping the poor: Potential markets can be seductive, but the pathway to success is seldom easy
Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times
[refers to innovative social projects by Hewlett-Packard in India; also refers to initiatives by Unilever, Iceland, Johnson & Johnson]
Coalition of twelve major US corporations and WRI announce largest corporate green power purchases in US
Author: World Resources Institute
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the 12 members of its Green Power Market Development Group today announced 97 megawatts (MW) of groundbreaking green power deals. The purchases include the largest corporate fuel cell and renewable energy...
[PDF] "Sustainability, Responsibility & Ethics in the Pharmaceutical Industry - An Agenda for Change"
Author: Henderson Global Investors
[PDF] Triggers for this shift include high profile campaigns over access to medicines in the developing world, serious violations of marketing and competition law, growing concerns from the medical profession over the role of 'big pharma' in medical...
Citizens Advisers Sees Positive Shift in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Commitment: Socially responsible investment firm applauds Microsoft and others taking steps to improve transparency
Author: Citizens Advisers, Inc.
Other companies that stand out from their peers are Intel, BP, 3M and Johnson & Johnson. “These companies have produced and make public, sustainability reports that clearly outline their social and environmental performance, making it easier to...