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21 August 2002

Environmental Fiduciary: The Case for Incorporating Environmental Factors into Investment Management Policies

Author: Susannah Blake Goodman, Jonas Kron & Tim Little, The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment

In this report, we show that fiduciaries who manage funds for institutional investors such as pension funds, foundations and charitable trusts should incorporate environmental factors into their portfolio management policies. [includes reference to...

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19 May 2003

A Catalogue of Failures: G8 Arms Exports and Human Rights Violations

Author: Amnesty International

As this study shows, the governments of the G8 authorize unparalleled levels of arms and related assistance to the world's armed forces and law enforcement agencies, but often to those who persistently commit gross human rights violations - equipping...

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14 September 2004

Occupational Hazards [magazine] Names 2004 America's Safest Companies

Author: Sandy Smith, Occupational Hazards [USA]

The 16 diverse companies named by Occupational Hazards as the 2004 America's Safest Companies share dedication to safe work, healthy workers...The 2004 America's Safest Companies are Anheuser-Busch, Bell Helicopter [part of Textron], DeFabCo, DSM...

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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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6 April 2007

Massive Dutch pension fund drops investments in land mines, to disclose all holdings

Author: Associated Press

In a victory for advocates of "socially responsible" investment, one of the world's largest pension funds said Friday it has dumped its stock holdings in companies that make land mines...In addition, the Netherlands' ABP said in a statement it will...

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[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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17 September 2008

Danske Bank divests from 13 companies on ethical grounds

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17 September 2008

[Full list of companies divested from by Danske Bank]

Author: Danske Bank

Blacklist: Aerostar, Alliant, Avichina, Dongfeng, General Dynamics, Hanwha, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Nissan, Poongsan Corporation, Raytheon, Singapore Tech., Textron [includes reasons for divestment]

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30 January 2009

Norway Excludes Textron, Barrick Gold From Oil Fund

Author: Vibeke Laroi, Meera Bhatia, Bloomberg

Norway excluded Textron Inc. and Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp. from its oil fund, citing the production of cluster weapons and environmental concerns...“We share in the international community’s goal of limiting the impact of war, particularly...

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