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Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
Innovest and the World Resources Institute released reports this week that illustrate how environmental risk can affect the shareowner value of oil and gas companies [refers to Royal Dutch/Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, TotalFinaElf, ChevronTexaco, Occidental...
- Related stories: Oil & gas company environmental risk should concern investors (refers to Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, TotalFinaElf, ChevronTexaco, Occidental, Repsol, Unocal, Burlington, Valero, Sunoco, Suncor)
- Related companies: BP Burlington Resources (part of ConocoPhillips) Chevron ExxonMobil Occidental Petroleum Repsol YPF Shell Suncor Sunoco Unocal (part of Chevron) Valero Energy
Oil and gas industry face record number of global warming shareholder resolutions at wider range of firms
One or more resolutions have been filed at each of the following North American oil and gas companies: ExxonMobil; ChevronTexaco; Marathon; Anadarko; Apache; Devon; Imperial; Petro Canada; Unocal; and Valero. Shareholders are also in dialogue with...
Author: Christine Kearney, Reuters
Attorneys representing major US chemical companies defended them against charges Monday that the companies committed war crimes by supplying the military with Agent Orange during the Vietnam War...If the lawsuit were successful, billions of dollars...
- Related stories: Chemical firms seek dismissal of US lawsuit over harms allegedly caused by Agent Orange to Vietnamese during war
- Related companies: Ansul (part of Tyco) Crompton Corporation Dow Chemical Elementis Harcros Chemicals Hercules Monsanto Occidental Chemical (part of Occidental Petroleum) Occidental Petroleum Pharmacia (part of Pfizer) Valero Energy Wyeth (part of Pfizer)
A US federal court in New York has dismissed a legal action brought by Vietnamese plaintiffs over the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. The plaintiffs had sought compensation from the firms that manufactured the chemical, which allegedly...
- Related stories: US federal court dismisses case brought against chemical companies over use of Agent Orange in Vietnam War
- Related companies: Ansul (part of Tyco) Crompton Corporation Dow Chemical Elementis Harcros Chemicals Hercules Monsanto Occidental Chemical (part of Occidental Petroleum) Occidental Petroleum Pfizer Pharmacia (part of Pfizer) Tyco Valero Energy Wyeth (part of Pfizer)
Author: James C. McKinley Jr., New York Times
Mexico and Cuba criticized the United States on Monday for demanding that the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel [part of Starwood] here [Mexico City] order a group of Cuban officials, who were meeting last week with representatives of American oil companies...
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...
- Related stories: Ceres ranks 100 global companies on climate change strategies - BP, DuPont receive top scores, while Newmont, ExxonMobil, Sempra Energy & Nissan lag
- Related companies: ABB Abitibi AES Air France KLM Air Products Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan) Alcoa Altria American Electric Power Anadarko Anglo American Apache Arch Coal Archer Daniels Midland BASF Bayer BHP Billiton BMW BP Bunge Burlington Resources (part of ConocoPhillips) Calpine Chevron Cinergy (now Duke Energy) ConAgra ConocoPhillips Consol Energy Constellation Energy DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Devon Energy Dominion Resources Dow Chemical DTE Energy Duke Energy DuPont Edison International El Paso Energy Entergy Exelon ExxonMobil FedEx FirstEnergy Ford Foundation Coal FPL Group General Electric General Mills General Motors Georgia-Pacific (part of Koch Industries) Goldman Sachs Hess Corporation Hitachi Honda ICI International Paper John Deere JPMorgan Chase Marathon Oil MeadWestvaco Mitsubishi Group Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Mittal Steel (part of Arcelor Mittal) Monsanto Murphy Oil Nestlé Newmont Nippon Steel Nissan Nucor Occidental Petroleum Peabody Energy PepsiCo PG&E Phelps Dodge (part of Freeport-McMoRan) PPG Praxair Progress Energy Rio Tinto Rohm & Haas (part of Dow Chemical) Sempra Energy Shell Siemens Southern Company Southwest Airlines Sunoco Tesoro Total Toyota TXU Unilever United Airlines (part of United Continental) United States Steel United Technologies UPS Valero Energy Volkswagen Weyerhaeuser Williams Companies Xcel Energy
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....
- Related companies: 3M AES AK Steel Alcoa Allegheny Energy Allegheny Technologies Altria Ameren American Electric Power Anheuser-Busch (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Archer Daniels Midland Armstrong ArvinMeritor Ashland Ball Corp. BD (Becton, Dickinson) Berkshire Hathaway Boeing Brunswick Chevron Cinergy (now Duke Energy) ConocoPhillips Constellation Energy Corning Crown Holdings Dana Danaher Delphi Dominion Resources Dow Chemical Duke Energy DuPont Eastman Chemical Company Eastman Kodak El Paso Energy Emerson Electric Engelhard (part of BASF) Exelon ExxonMobil Federal-Mogul FirstEnergy Ford General Electric General Motors Georgia-Pacific (part of Koch Industries) Goodrich Goodyear Great Lakes Chemical Harley-Davidson Heartland Industrial Partners Hercules Hess Corporation Honeywell ICI Illinois Tool Works International Paper John Deere Kerr-McGee (now part of Anadarko) Kimberly-Clark Lear Leggett & Platt Lyondell (part of Access Industries) Marathon Oil MeadWestvaco Mirant Mohawk Industries Monsanto Northrop Grumman Nucor Occidental Petroleum Owens Corning Pfizer Phelps Dodge (part of Freeport-McMoRan) Plum Creek PPG Praxair Premcor (part of Valero Energy) Procter & Gamble Progress Energy Public Service Enterprise Group Reliant Energy Rohm & Haas (part of Dow Chemical) Rowan Companies Shaw Group Smurfit-Stone Southern Company Stanley Works Sunoco TECO Energy Temple-Inland Tesoro Textron Tyco Tyson United States Steel United Technologies Valero Energy Visteon Weyerhaeuser Xcel Energy
Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]
ExxonMobil shareholders voted today with record support for a resolution to add "sexual orientation" to the company's written equal employment opportunity policy. The percentage of shares voted in favor of the proposal has grown each of the last seven...