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1 June 2007

new book: Branded! How the 'Certification Revolution' is Transforming Global Corporations

Author: author: Michael E. Conroy; publisher: New Society Publishers

Branded! outlines the ability of NGOs to affect corporate markets. It shows how the development of certification systems for corporate social and environmental practices has created some intriguing questions:...

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22 November 2005

Saving the Environment, One Quarterly Earnings Report at a Time

Author: Claudia H. Deutsch, New York Times

Cargill is one of several companies profiting from the concerns - of shareholders, communities and consumers - about global warming, leaking landfills and other potential environmental hazards... "Investors believe it is simply not acceptable to be...

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5 May 2004

Helping Third World One Banana at a Time

Author: Julia Moskin, New York Times

...by expanding its reach to the produce section (Fair Trade bananas and pineapples are already available, and grapes, mangoes and orange juice are in the pipeline), Fair Trade is now trying to reach the American supermarket shopper. [refers to Wild...

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3 September 2003

Environmental Best Practice Tied to Financial Outperformance in Food Retail Industry

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Innovest's latest report shows that environmental leaders in the global food and drug sector financially outperform the sector's environmental laggards...Topping the list of EcoValue'21 rankings were UK-based J. Sainsbury's and Boots plc... Sainsbury...

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3 April 2003

When Lightning Strikes: Portfolio 21 Applies The Natural Step's Sustainability Theories

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Portfolio 21 applies environmental screens based on the principles of the Natural Step, which promotes sustainability. [refers to Electrolux, Whole Foods Market, Wild Oats, Horizon Organic]

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1 February 2003

Letter To The Editor (and Responses) featuring Paul Hawken and Amy Domini

Author: GreenMoneyJournal.com

[debate on socially-responsible investment; refers to labour, environmental, health & other social issues; refers to Chiquita, McDonald's, Wild Oats, Whole Foods, Horizon Organic, Coca-Cola]

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