Author: Human Rights Campaign
[companies with a perfect score: Starcom MediaVest, Boeing, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, AMR Corp (American Airlines), US Airways, Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, Levi Strauss, Liz Claiborne, Nike, Nordstrom, DaimlerChrysler, Ford Motor,...
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Author: Business for Social Responsibility
Who’s going carbon neutral?...[W]e have been surprised at the distinct lack of basic resources on carbon neutrality trends, and have therefore taken the step of compiling a list of the most prominent carbon neutral claims, at the company and project...
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Author: Marc Gunther, Fortune
...TXU is staking its future on coal - the dirtiest of all fuels used to generate electricity... That has set off a firestorm of opposition... Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup, the lead underwriters for the plants, have come under fire......
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Author: Economist [UK]
These days very few serious businessmen will say publicly either that climate change is not happening or that it is not worth tackling…Big emitters [of CO2] are beginning to price carbon into their investment plans, and to alter them accordingly.....
[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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Author: Rob Taylor, Reuters
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