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24 July 2007

New Report Shows Major Increase in Basic Workplace Protections for Gay, Transgender Employees [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The number of Fortune 500 companies that ban workplace discrimination for transgender Americans has risen 60 percent since Jan. 2006 and has quadrupled since 2003, according to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s “State of the Workplace for Gay,...

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[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...

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17 April 2007

Stocks With Scruples

Author: S.J. Caplan, Motley Fool [USA]

[overview of socially responsible investing, with recent developments involving Walgreen, Starbucks, Ford, Chiquita, Chevron, Pepsi Bottling Group, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Xerox, ConEd (Con Edison), JPMorgan Chase; positive steps by Bank of...

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21 March 2007

The 2007 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Author: DiversityInc [USA]

[Companies in top 50 are, in order: Bank of America; Pepsi Bottling Group; AT&T; Coca-Cola; Ford; Verizon; Xerox; Consolidated Edison Co. of New York; JPMorgan Chase; PepsiCo; Wachovia; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Sodexho; Procter & Gamble; Blue...

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21 March 2007

USA: DiversityInc names "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" - top 5 are Bank of America, Pepsi Bottling Group, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Ford

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23 February 2007

Lhasa to be given the five-star hotel treatment

Author: Andrew Yeh, Financial Times

...the building of several top-class foreign hotels in Lhasa [Tibet] could [generate much controversy]. The projects [are] typically structured as partnerships between a mainland or Hong Kong developer and foreign manager...The inflow [of tourists] is...

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1 January 2007

[PDF] Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship

Author: Jane Nelson, The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

As the [OECD] has commented…”Increasing economic growth is essential – but it is not enough. The quality of growth –its sustainability, composition and equity – is equally important”…In many developing countries achieving this goal [improving the...

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11 December 2006

Marriott Combats Child Sexual Exploitation

Author: Bill Baue, SocialFunds.com

Shareowner engagement by Boston Common Asset Management and the First Swedish National Pension Fund prompts Marriott to explicitly address child sex tourism in its human rights policy...Carlson Hotels and Accor Hotels demonstrate industry best...

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6 December 2006

Shareholder engagement prompts Marriott to address child sex tourism in its human rights policy - Carlson, Accor demonstrate best practice in the sector

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