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IBM Partners with Grameen Foundation to Expand Its Open Source Microfinance Banking Platform And Help Eradicate Poverty

Posted: Oct 15, 2007 – 09:45 AM EST

ARMONK, NY, and WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 15, 2007 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Grameen Foundation today announced a collaborative project to help microfinance institutions (MFIs) better serve poor communities around the world by expanding Mifos, Grameen Foundation's ground-breaking open source microfinance software...

AIG VALIC Expands Socially Responsible Investment Fund

Posted: Oct 09, 2007 – 11:59 PM EST

A Market Leader Becomes First to Introduce a Global Social Awareness Fund

Calvert Urges Institutional Investors, Assets Managers to Consider Targeted Divestment of Darfur in Testimony Before U.S. Senate Banking Committee

Posted: Oct 04, 2007 – 03:30 PM EST

BETHESDA, MD. - October 4, 2007 - In testimony delivered today before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Bennett Freeman, Calvert's senior vice president Social Research and Policy, said that "Targeted divestment is a well-crafted, well-timed tool that...

KLD Launches Global Sustainability Index (GSI)

Posted: Oct 01, 2007 – 09:35 AM EST

KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. announced the launch today of its KLD Global Sustainability Index (GSI) and Index Series

Amnesty International USA and Responsible Endowment Coalition Launch Guide to Support Responsible Investing by U.S. Colleges and Universities

Posted: Sep 28, 2007 – 04:09 PM EST

NEW YORK - September 28, 2007 - The first-ever step-by-step guide to encourage colleges and universities to adopt responsible investment practices in pursuit of social and environmental change is being released today in a collaboration between Amnesty International USA and the Responsible Endowments...

The ESG Risks of a Combined RBS and ABN AMRO

Posted: Sep 28, 2007 – 10:15 AM EST

September 28, 2007 - RBS and ABN AMRO are both currently rated AAA by Innovest. However, it would be mistaken to conclude that a combined RBS and ABN AMRO will automatically become a AAA. The key determinant of the combined entity is not...

National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Setting Process to be Launched This Fall

Posted: Sep 28, 2007 – 09:08 AM EST

Industry, Regulatory, Environmental, Labor and Academic Stakeholders Invited to Participate in ANSI Consensus-Based Process

Survey: Few U.S. Investors Back Potential Sec Curbs on Shareholder Resolutions, Role in Board Nominations

Posted: Sep 25, 2007 – 03:10 PM EST

Survey of 1,000+ Investors is Latest Phase of Campaign to Save Shareholder Rights; Just One Week Left Before SEC Comment Period Expires on October 2nd.

Publication of Inaugural Bulgarian Surveys: Investor Relations Online and Survey of Reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the 40 Largest Listed Companies in Bulgaria

Posted: Sep 25, 2007 – 02:46 PM EST

Released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and the Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program

Motorola Named to 2007-08 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for Fourth Straight Year

Posted: Sep 21, 2007 – 11:02 AM EST

SCHAUMBURG, IL - September 21, 2007 - Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America), recognizing the company’s economic, environmental and social performance. The...

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