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U.S. Secretary of Labor Appoints New Investment Counseling Industry Representative

Posted: Apr 28, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, PA - U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Elaine L.Chao has appointed seven new members to the ERISA Advisory Council, including Donald B. Trone, a nationally-known fiduciary standards expert. The 15-member board, established by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA),...

CalPERS Invests $200 Million in Japan Corporate Governance Fund

Posted: Apr 18, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has approved a $200 million investment in The Taiyo Fund -- a fund that will employ corporate governance activism to turn around underperforming publicly traded companies in Japan. Taiyo Fund Management (TFM), a...

Domini Social Investments Joins Breast Cancer Activists to Place Product Safety Resolution Before Avon Shareholders

Posted: Apr 16, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

Resolution would require cosmetics company to study feasibility of removing possible carcinogen from its products

Trajectory of Trust in American Business Shows Signs of Improvement if Brands Act Decisively

Posted: Apr 16, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

New Golin/Harris and InsightExpress research reveals Americans are willing to trust business again if companies prove they can be a not a trust buster

Board Sets Meeting on Auditing and Related Professional Standards, Funding Rules, Ethics Code; Board Preparing for SEC Determination under Sarbanes-Oxley

Posted: Apr 15, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, DC - The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has scheduled an open meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the William O. Douglas Room at the Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth St. NW, Washington, D.C. The Board is scheduled to...

BT’s Head of Sustainable Development and Corporate Accountability Chris Tuppen Joins Business for Social Responsibility’s Board of Directors

Posted: Apr 10, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) announced today that Dr. Chris Tuppen, Head of Sustainable Development and Corporate Accountability at British Telecommunications (BT) plc, has joined its board of directors. A global nonprofit organization, BSR promotes more responsible and sustainable business...

Forecasting the Impact of Sustainability Issues on the Reputation of Large Multinational Corporations: New Research Released

Posted: Apr 10, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

Global CEOs predict that Environmental and Social Credibility will have a significant impact on the future reputation of Multinational Corporations

Failure to Manage Corporate Responsibility Puts Shareholder Value at Risk

Posted: Apr 09, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

Transparency, environmentally responsible procurement and standards for verification seen as top three factors important to managing corporate social responsibility.

Domini Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court in Nike v. Kasky

Posted: Apr 07, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

Socially Responsible Investors Argue that Nikes Position Threatens Securities Regulation

Pharmaceutical Industry Round Table Discussion responds to the call for action on global health issues and corporate social responsibility

Posted: Apr 03, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

London, UK - The Round Table Discussion will see the Pharmaceutical sector working pro-actively and creatively alongside governments and other actors to develop practical solutions and debate emerging industry challenges. The discussion will successfully strengthen the industries ability to respond to challenges imposed...

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