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4 May 2002

16 Muslims Sue Whirlpool Plant [USA]

Author: AP

Sixteen Muslims have filed a religious discrimination lawsuit claiming managers at a Whirlpool plant yanked scarves off women's heads and followed workers into restrooms to make sure they weren't praying.

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1 January 2003

Corporate Responses to Climate Change

Author: Frans van der Woerd, David Levy & Katie Begg (eds.), Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice (no. 39)

includes chapters on: "An Overview of Corporate Strategies" [refers to BP, Lafarge, General Motors, DuPont, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Shell, United Technologies, Whirlpool, Deutsche Telekom, Gerling Group, Munich Re, Ford, Coca-Cola, Alcan,...

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15 March 2004

For blacklisted firms, a chance at redemption

Author: Christian Science Monitor

[certain social investment funds now look more kindly on firms that have changed their practices: McDonald's, Home Depot, Stanley Works, Vestel, Baxter International, Whirlpool]

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3 May 2004

100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2004

Author: Business Ethics

The top four companies for 2004, in rank order, are Fannie Mae, Procter & Gamble, Intel, and St. Paul Companies -- all of which have made the list five years running...Other five-year firms include Avon Products, Ecolab, Herman Miller, Modine...

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1 September 2004

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2004 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its third annual Corporate Equality Index, a report card listing the "best and worst" firms for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees...The number of firms with perfect scores doubled since the 2003...

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10 August 2005

Labor Department, Whirlpool Settle [USA]

Author: AP

The [US] Labor Department announced Wednesday that Whirlpool Corp. has agreed to pay $850,000 to settle claims of hiring discrimination involving 800 black job applicants.

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1 September 2005

[PDF] 2005 Corporate Equality Index

Author: Human Rights Campaign

[Rates companies on policies and practices toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumer & public policy issues....

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3 October 2005

30 Muslim workers fired for praying on job at Dell [USA]

Author: Rob Johnson, The Tennessean [USA]

[Somali workers for Dell] say they were forced to choose between their faith and their employment...According to leaders of Nashville's Somali community, Dell has been one of several area employers with strong histories of accommodating Muslim workers...

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29 November 2005

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS announces new best practice standard for corporate AIDS programmes

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30 November 2005

Best-Practice AIDS Standard: Interactive Company Case Studies Database

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

[case studies include: Abbott Laboratories, Accra Brewery, African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American, AngloGold, Barbados Employers' Confederation, BP, British American Tobacco, Chevron Texaco (now Chevron), Coca–Cola, Compagnie Ivoirienne d...

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