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1 June 2004

S&P lowers CACI Int'l outlook to negative [USA]

Author: Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it revised its outlook on...CACI International to negative from stable..."The revised outlook reflects concerns stemming from five investigations into the company's work for the Department of...

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1 June 2004

[PDF] Background media information [regarding "The Accountability Rating"]

Author: AccountAbility & csrnetwork

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go in demonstrating accountability to their stakeholders...The top 10 companies...were: BP, Suez, Royal Dutch/Shell Group (Shell), Unilever, Carrefour, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Motor, Hewlett...

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20 May 2004

Advent of Responsible Business Dawns in SA With Introduction of New Index

Author: Patrick Wadula, Business Day [So. Africa]

[So. Africa] Companies on the index have to show that they meet a number of criteria in the areas of environmental and social responsibility. These include HIV/AIDS treatment programmes and education of staff.

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7 May 2004

Research report on impact of FTSE4Good index

Author: Croner

The key findings of the report are as follows...The FTSE4Good criteria have encouraged a marked improvement in the disclosure of human rights and environmental policy and management systems. Companies around the world have increased their commitment...

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1 May 2004

Report shows 62 cos. removed from FTSE4Good Index for not meeting human rights, environmental criteria

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1 May 2004

[PDF] full report: "FTSE4Good Index series - Criteria development and company engagement programme 2003-2004"

Author: FTSE

[refers to cos. that met new FTSE4Good human rights criteria for resource cos./committed to meet them: BHP Biliton, Shell, BP, BG, Lonmin, Mitsubishi Corp., Norsk Hydro, Statoil, Cosmo Oil, Expro Group, PetroCanada, Repsol. And cos. deleted from index...

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21 April 2004

Inco Targeted at Annual Shareholders’ Meeting – Representatives from Communities Around the World Affected by Inco Gather in Toronto

Author: Environmental Defence, MiningWatch Canada

Inco’s poor environmental and human rights track record is being targeted by representatives from communities around the world both inside and outside the mining giant’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Toronto today. [also refers to Michael Jantzi...

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Article
19 February 2004

Welcome to the Jungle: Negotiating the SRI and Ethical Investment Arena

Author: The Nordic Partnership

Sponsored by Nordea Bank, Novo Nordisk and Danisco, the report “Investment Stewardship” provides an overview of the main clusters of actors involved in socially and environmentally responsible investment and their driving forces.

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21 January 2004

BHP Billiton assesses human rights risk

Author: James Rose, Ethical Corporation

Resources giant BHP-Billiton has initiated a scheduled program to help it better assess and manage human rights risks...

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1 January 2004

Nordic Partnership report finds lack of standardised screening makes SRI indexes hard to compare

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