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7 March 2011

International Women's Day 2011

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Below is a selection of items about companies' impacts on women issued on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2011 (8 March). [refers to Dow, ExxonMobil, Caltex GM, Bright Horizons, Ohio Health, Scripps Health, Build-A-Bear]

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15 June 2010

Child-porn industry using web-based system to move funds

Author: Isaac Wolf, Scripps Howard News Service

Authorities are banding together ever more closely with the financial sector and Internet providers in hopes of disrupting the multibillion-dollar global child-pornography trade. These concerted efforts come as the child-porn industry has shifted in...

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11 April 2010

Magazine to Publish a Corporate ‘Black List’

Author: Stephanie Clifford, New York Times

After 11 years of publishing a list of the best corporate citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine plans to introduce in its April-May issue, out this week, its first-ever “black list” of the worst companies, or those that are the least transparent...

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24 March 2009

Climate Change and Business: The ROI for going green [USA]

Author: Rady UC San Diego School of Management

[T]he Rady School of Management partners with Scripps Institution of Oceanography to present a program teaching business leaders to compute the ROI [Return on Investment] for going green…Benefits [of the program]…Understand climate change…observing...

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30 April 2007

Ex-Post worker will get $75K to settle lawsuit [USA]

Author: Denver Business Journal [USA]

The Denver Newspaper Agency [joint venture E.W. Scripps, MediaNews Group] has agreed to pay $75,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit involving an employee [Karen Stenvall] fired when she was six months pregnant. The U.S. Equal Employment...

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21 February 2002

Corporations challenged by reparations activists [USA]

Author: James Cox, USA Today

..So far, the reparations legal team has publicly identified five companies it says have slave ties: insurers Aetna, New York Life and AIG and financial giants J.P. Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank and FleetBoston Financial Group...Independently, USA TODAY...

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