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ESG News Review 4 – 10 October 2014

  • 13 October 2014

The Dow Chemical Company was among the most praised companies last week after it announced the launch of a U.S. Apprenticeship pilot program as part of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), which also involves Alcoa; Alcoa Foundation and the National Fish and…

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Business playing key role in drive for gay marriage

  • 22 March 2012

Gay marriage wouldn’t have passed in the Washington state Legislature this year without Gov. Chris Gregoire’s decision to reverse course and push for it. Legislators’ personal pleas to colleagues, as epitomized by Republican Rep. Maureen Walsh’s passionate floor speech about…

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Giants pledge emissions cut

  • 12 December 2009

Unilever and Coca-Cola, two of the world's biggest companies, have launched a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the $1,000bn global consumer goods industry by changing the behaviour of customers and suppliers. Other multinationals, including PepsiCo, Kimberly Clark and…

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Alcoa Knew About Contamination it Caused in Badin Lake in 1997

  • 9 November 2009

The Yadkin Riverkeeper® has announced that an internal document recently discovered indicates that Alcoa knew it had contamination in Badin Lake caused by its old smelting operation near the lake 12 years ago but hid that investigation from the public,…

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Réputation des entreprises et réchauffement climatique

  • 12 November 2007

En matière de réchauffement climatique, l’industrie pétrolière est sans surprise la première montrée du doigt. Le produit final et le processus de production sont jugés polluants par un grand nombre d’observateurs. Leader du secteur, l’américain ExxonMobil est la principale cible…

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Unilever, Alcoa, HP Top Ethical Reputation Ranking

  • 25 July 2007

Covalence has published its quarterly ethical reputation ranking (PDF), highlighting the best ranked companies as well as those companies which have made the most progress in the second quarter of 2007. Unilever took the top spot by having the best…

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What Companies are Ethical?

  • 20 July 2007

I just received a press release from Covalence alerting me that the Geneva-based ethical rankings company is "publishing today its quarterly ethical reputation ranking, giving the best ranked companies as well as those companies which have made the most progress…

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