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11 May 2006

[full list] The Toxic 100: Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States

Author: Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), Univ. of Massachusetts [USA]

1. E. I. Du Pont de Nemours [DuPont], 2. United States Steel , 3. ConocoPhillips, 4. General Electric , 5. Eastman Kodak, 6. Exxon Mobil, 7. Ford , 8. Tyson Foods, 9. Alcoa, 10. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), 11. Dow Chemical, 12. Eastman Chemical, 13....

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1 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection"

Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres

This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...

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13 November 2005

The Pineros: Forest workers caught in web of exploitation [USA]

Author: Tom Knudson & Hector Amezcua, Sacramento Bee [USA]

Guest forest workers are routinely subjected to conditions not tolerated elsewhere in the United States, [a Sacramento] Bee investigation found. They are gashed by chain saws, bruised by tumbling logs and rocks, verbally abused and forced to live in...

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8 September 2005

Banks and Financial Service Providers Figure Prominently in FTSE4Good Attrition, DJSI Matriculation

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

The two leading global socially responsible investment (SRI) index providers, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) and FTSE4Good, announced results of their annual reviews yesterday...High-profile names stud the DJSI lists, with McDonald's,...

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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Semi-Annual Review of the FTSE4Good Indices"

Author: FTSE4Good

[Companies removed from FTSE4Good index series for failing to meet environmental criteria: Amsouth Bancorporation, Bank of New York, BB&T, Charles Schwab, Emporiki Bank of Greece, Fifth Third Bancorp, First Horizon National, Freeport-McMoRan,...

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30 August 2005

Toxic 100 Uses Enhanced Toxics Release Inventory Data to List Top Corporate Polluters [USA]

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

...the Toxic 100, [is] a list of the largest corporate emitters of toxics in the US. Of companies in the Fortune 500, Forbes 500, and S&P 500, the top five Toxic 100 companies are GE [General Electric], Georgia-Pacific, Eastman Kodak, Boeing, and...

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10 June 2004

Georgia-Pacific Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Author: Georgia-Pacific

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4 September 2003

Boise Cascade to stop purchase of old-growth wood

Author: Reuters

Paper and building materials maker Boise Cascade Corp. drew rare praise from environmental groups yesterday after it said it would stop using timber from endangered, or old-growth, forests in the United States beginning in 2004. Boise also said it...

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10 August 2003

New program allows rain forest lumber

Author: AP

Leading the RIL ["reduced-impact logging"] certification program is the Alexandria-based Tropical Forest Foundation, which started the program in the Amazon River basin in Brazil. The project is monitored by an independent auditing agency called...

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8 October 2002

Arsenic lawsuits get under US wood treaters' skin

Author: Nichola Groom, Reuters

Walker is one of a growing number of consumers who blame U.S. wood products makers for injuries they received from wood treated with a compound containing arsenic, a known carcinogen...companies that have made or sold wood treated with the arsenic...

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