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[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"
Author: Human Rights Campaign
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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...
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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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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Author: James C. McKinley Jr., New York Times
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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...
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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...
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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: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
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