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10 February 2005

Benchmarking Corporate Governance on Product Toxicity and Safer Alternatives

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

The benchmark, released by the Rose Foundation today, addresses the scientific uncertainty of product toxicity through risk assessment and opportunity identification instead of inaction. [refers to General Electric, Avon, Baxter, Cardinal, JC Penney,...

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2 February 2005

List of Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies Highlights Alcoa, BP, and Toyota

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

The list constitutes the 100 companies with the highest Intangible Values Assessment (IVA) scores from Innovest Strategic Value Advisors, a socially responsible investment (SRI) research firm...The Global 100 list...does...highlight three companies for...

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23 January 2005

[PDF] Working Group on Global Corporate Citizenship and Risk Assessment: Reducing Risk and Building Support in Turbulent Times [Apr-Oct 2005]

Author: Conference Board & Future 500

As a working group participant, you will have the opportunity to assess your company’s citizenship performance and risk against other working group companies in a Corporate Accountability Practice (CAP) Gap Audit...How do leading companies embed...

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1 January 2005

4th Annual Review of Corporate Responsibility argues selling & marketing to poor consumers may not help reduce poverty or address basic needs

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1 January 2005

New benchmarks for addressing product toxicity, even in areas of scientific uncertainty

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1 January 2005

[PDF] 2004 Lifeworth Annual Review of Corporate Responsibility

Author: Jem Bendell, Mark Bendell, Kate Kearins, Kate Ives & Wayne Visser,

Particular issues under the spotlight included activism, climate change, human rights, corruption, globalisation, standardization, sustainability reporting and taxation. [refers to Caterpillar, Minera Escondida (part of BHP Billiton), AMP Group, Co...

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1 January 2005

[PDF] Protecting Public Health, Increasing Profits And Promoting Innovation By Benchmarking Corporate Governance of Chemicals in Products

Author: Richard A. Liroff, World Wildlife Fund

[Case studies on Samsung, Fujitsu, Sony, SC Johnson, Nike, Marks & Spencer, Boots, Gerber Products (part of Novartis), Chiquita. Also refers to Apple, Avon, Baxter, Compaq (part of Hewlett-Packard [HP]), Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM, Abbott...

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14 December 2004

Good practice goes far beyond box-ticking

Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times

What can businesses learn about raising corporate governance standards from their experience of grappling with social, environmental and ethical concerns? [refers to mmo2]

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2 December 2004

Power Companies Fail to Chart Clear Course to Combat Climate Change, Says WWF

Author: Greenbiz.com

A new report by the World Wildlife Fund shows that the power sector, the biggest single contributor to climate change, is failing to act responsibly...The report Ranking Power reveals the companies’ overall failure to significantly invest in renewable...

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30 November 2004

[PDF] The Changing Landscape of Liability - A Director’s Guide to Trends in Corporate Environmental, Social and Economic Liability

Author: SustainAbility

[refers to Phillip Morris (part of Altria), McDonald's, Nestlé, Nike, Unocal, Ford, Shell, Monsanto, ExxonMobil, Dow Chemical, Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical), Talisman, Walt Disney, Swiss Re, General Motors, General Electric, Texaco (part of...

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