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1 November 2002

PR Flacks Beware: GRI Guidelines Call for the Full Story in Corporate Reports

Author: Steve Lippman, Trillium Asset Management

A growing number of companies are supplementing their annual financial reports with yearly reports on their corporate citizenship. To try to promote the accuracy, comparability, and integrity of these reports, a new non-profit organization, the Global...

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31 March 2003

Helping Kids, Suppliers, the Environment: That's What Good Corporate Citizens Do

Author: Business Ethics magazine

[Business Ethics' 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2003; annual rating of U.S. companies; top 10 companies in rank order: General Mills, Cummins Inc., Intel, Procter & Gamble, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Avon Products, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, John...

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4 April 2003

Coffee Campaign - Take Action! What's that in your coffee?

Author: Oxfam America

Plummeting coffee prices have caused a global humanitarian crisis...Please ask Procter & Gamble - maker of Folgers and Millstone - to help end the crisis by including Fair Trade Certified coffee in their products.

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28 April 2003

Coffee-makers' huge profits leave a bitter taste

Author: Stathi Paxinos, The Age [Australia]

Aid and fair trade organisations accuse the world's major coffee roasters of making huge profits out of impoverished growers in developing countries, whose returns are a fraction of retail prices. They say the price paid for green coffee is so low...

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15 September 2003

Advocacy Groups and Shareholders Persuade Procter & Gamble to Offer Fair Trade Coffee

Author: Oxfam

Largest US Coffee Company to Pay Farmers a Fair Price - Small-scale coffee farmers around the world scored a victory this week when Procter & Gamble, the largest seller of coffee in the US, announced that it would introduce Fair Trade Certified™...

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16 September 2003

Fair Trade Coffee Leader Unconvinced by Procter & Gamble Announcement; Equal Exchange Issues $25,000 Challenge To P&G

Author: Equal Exchange

Equal Exchange, the 60 person employee-owned cooperative that has led the nation in Fair Trade coffee sales since creating the category in 1986, expressed disappointment today by the very modest scope of Procter & Gamble's recent decision to begin...

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1 October 2003

[PDF] Procter & Gamble 2003 Sustainability Report: Linking Opportunity with Responsibility

Author: Procter & Gamble

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29 October 2003

EU waters down chemicals reform

Author: Greenpeace

Important new laws in Europe have been announced this week to address the current flawed and inadequate rules governing chemicals harmful to health and the environment. While the new laws represent a step forward, heavy chemical industry lobbying and...

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1 December 2003

[PDF] Development at Risk: Rethinking UN-Business Partnerships

Author: Ann Zammit, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) & South Centre

In recent years the United Nations (UN) has increasingly engaged in what it refers to as partnership with the private sector in order to hasten the achievement of the development goals of the United Nations (UN). This idea underpins the United Nations...

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1 January 2004

Codes of conduct: New report examines their effectiveness & points to need for greater U.S. government support

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