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19 November 2004

Starbucks to Use Cups Made with Recycled Material [USA]

Author: Reuters

Coffee shop chain Starbucks...will begin using paper coffee cups made partially from recycled material by the end of 2005.

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1 November 2004

2004 survey of corporate non-financial reporting, by SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's (highest scoring companies: Co-operative Financial Services, Novo Nordisk, BP)

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1 November 2004

Starbucks Seeks More Socially Responsible Coffee

Author: Nichola Groom, Reuters

By 2007, Starbucks expects that 60 percent of its coffee will come from farmers following strict rules on everything from forestation to pesticides to labor practices. About 10 percent of Starbucks' coffee is bought from suppliers following such rules...

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1 November 2004

[PDF] full report: "Risk & Opportunity - Best Practice in Non-Financial Reporting"

Author: SustainAbility, UNEP, Standard & Poor's

[Top 50 companies (highest scoring first): Co-operative Financial Services (part of Co-operative Group), Novo Nordisk, BP, British American Tobacco, BT Group, British Airports Authority (BAA), Rabobank, Rio Tinto, Shell, HP, Unilever, Anglo American,...

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27 October 2004

New guide profiles development organisations involved in private sector partnerships

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27 October 2004

[PDF] full report: "A business guide to development actors"

Author: Intl. Business Leaders Forum & World Business Council for Sustainable Development

[refers to AMEC, American Express, BASF, BP, Balfour Beatty, Body Shop, Cargill, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Ernst & Young, Gap, Hewlett-Packard, IKEA, McKinsey, Nike, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, SC Johnson, Shell,...

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6 October 2004

Analysts at 17 leading socially responsible investment firms urge stronger corporate reporting

Author: Social Investment Forum News

...an unprecedented coalition of analysts at 17 socially responsible investment firms representing over $147 billion in assets is urging publicly traded companies around the world to meet a higher standard of reporting on corporate governance,...

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1 October 2004

Is Your Money Where Your Heart Is? - The Truth About SRI [socially responsible investing] Mutual Funds

Author: Paul Hawken, Natural Capital Institute, in Dragonfly Media

...the international SRI (socially responsible investing) mutual fund industry...has no standards, no definitions, and no regulations...Anyone can join; anyone can call his or her fund an SRI fund. The term "socially responsible investing" is so broad...

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28 September 2004

Starbucks Teams with Aid Agencies to Support Sustainable-Coffee Farmers

Author: GreenBiz.com

...United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have joined forces with Conservation International (CI) and Starbucks Coffee Company...[to promote] private sector approaches within the coffee industry that are environmentally sensitive,...

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30 August 2004

`Fair trade' trend slow to catch on [USA]

Author: Jessica Guynn, Knight Ridder Newspapers

Slow sales of fair-trade goods in the United States illustrate the difficulty in winning over customers who can buy cheaper goods from manufacturers that use low-wage foreign labor. [refers to Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts]

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