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27 September 2002

Baxter First to Join Hospital Waste-Reduction Program

Author: GreenBiz.com

Health care giant Baxter Healthcare Corp. has become the first medical supplier to be deemed a "Champion for Change" in the Hospitals for a Healthy Environment program, a landmark initiative to improve environmental performance in health care.....

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25 September 2002

Energy-Efficient Grocery Chain Gets Nod from EPA

Author: GreenBiz.com

Lowes Foods has been honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its efforts to reduce energy consumption.

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6 September 2002

U.S. Company Receives World Summit Award for Sustainable Development Partnerships

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

ForesTrade, which markets organic spices and fair trade coffee, was the sole U.S. company to win a Sustainable Development Partnerships Award at the Johannesburg Summit.

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30 August 2002

Business and UN team up to recognise sustainable partnerships at Earth Summit

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

The United Nations and ICC: the world business organization today named ten business partnership programmes from around the world which are making an outstanding contribution to sustainable development [refers to Alcan Inc; Shell; Axel Springer Verlag...

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23 August 2002

Big oil groups top league for 'greenwash'

Author: James Lamont, Financial Times

The big oil companies were some of the first multinationals to find themselves in the environmental "hall of shame" on Friday in the run up to next week's World Summit on Sustainable Development...Friends of the Earth singled out Shell, British...

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13 August 2002

13 Companies Earn Perfect Score on First HRC Corporate Equality Index [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

Demonstrate Leadership with Regard to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Employees - A total of 13 major U.S. corporations earned 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's first Corporate Equality Index, released today. The index rates...

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13 August 2002

13 Companies Earn Perfect Score on First HRC Corporate Equality Index [USA]

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13 August 2002

New Index Rates U.S. Corporations' Treatment of Homosexuals

Author: Business for Social Responsibility News Monitor summary of article in DiversityInc

A survey by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) of 319 U.S. companies... found that 92 percent include sexual orientation in their non-discrimination policies, one of seven criteria the HRC used to create its 2002 Corporate Equality Index...Companies that...

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9 August 2002

Statoil wins prize for burying CO2 under North Sea

Author: Reuters

Norwegian state-controlled oil firm Statoil said on Thursday that it won a prize for pioneering work to curb emissions of gases blamed for global warming by burying them beneath the seabed.

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1 August 2002

American Apparel Senior Partner Dov Charney honored for humanitarian efforts

Author: Wearables Business

American Apparel Senior Partner Dov Charney was recently honored by the Fashion Business Incubator, a Los Angeles based non-profit fashion organization, at its annual awards dinner for his work to provide sweatshop-free working conditions for his...

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