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Business playing key role in drive for gay marriage

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…


Giants pledge emissions cut

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…


Alcoa Knew About Contamination it Caused in Badin Lake in 1997

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,…


Réputation des entreprises et réchauffement climatique

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…


Unilever, Alcoa, HP Top Ethical Reputation Ranking

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…


What Companies are Ethical?

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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