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Millennium Development Goal: What's Business Got to do With it?

Posted: Dec 16, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

Corporate responsibility could be one of the keys to the Millennium Development Goals. It is the quality, not just the quantity of business activity that determines whether companies contribute to economic development and sustainability. This is certainly the case in the pharmaceutical, agriculture,...

Tides Foundation Receives $1 Million From the World Health Organization for Collaborative Fund for HIV Treatment Preparedness

Posted: Dec 15, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

WHO Grant Supports HIV Treatment Advocacy and Education Efforts in Communities Around the World

First Alcan Prize for Sustainability Awarded to the Forest Stewardship Council

Posted: Dec 15, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

MONTREAL - Alcan Inc. (NYSE, TSX: AL) and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) are pleased to announce that the recipient of the first ever US$1 million Alcan Prize for Sustainability is the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). "This prize underscores Alcan's commitment to...

William Haseltine Joins OneWorld Health Board of Directors

Posted: Dec 15, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

Former Chairman and CEO of Human Genome Sciences an Esteemed Addition to Nonprofit Pharmaceutical Company

Office Depot Honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center with Corporate Stewardship Award

Posted: Dec 14, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, FL - Office Depot, Inc., (NYSE:ODP), one of the world's leading resellers of office products and services, is proud to announce that the company has been honored with the United States Chamber of Commerce's Corporate Stewardship Award for Large Companies. The...

Office Depot Pioneers Transparency System in Paper Sourcing

Posted: Dec 14, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

Collaborates with NorskeCanada and PricewaterhouseCoopers to develop independent chain of custody tracking system with full disclosure of environmental performance

Women Business Owners Write the Book on Beginning the Journey to Successful Business Ownership

Posted: Dec 14, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

Tapping Your Inner Entrepreneur: Making the Move from Employee to Business Owner, second in a three-book series sponsored by OPEN: The Small Business Network(SM) from American Express

TIAA-CREF Announces Initiative to Eliminate 'Evergreen' Option Features and Protect Shareholder Rights

Posted: Dec 13, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

NEW YORK - TIAA-CREF, the financial services group of companies and leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields, today announced a new initiative aimed at eliminating automatic "evergreen" features in option plans related to executive compensation. As...

FTSE and ISS Launch New Corporate Governance Index Series

Posted: Dec 13, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

NEW YORK & LONDON - Global index provider FTSE Group (FTSE) and corporate governance leader Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) today release the first phase of the joint FTSE ISS Corporate Governance Index (CGI) Series. FTSE and ISS have created this new series in...

Business for Social Responsibility Names Eric Olson and Geir Westgaard to Newly Created Vice President Positions; Names Wei Dong Zhou new China/Hong Kong Director

Posted: Dec 13, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO - Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) announced today the appointment of Eric Olson and Geir Westgaard to fill two newly-created Vice President posts. The role of Vice President, Advisory Services will be assumed by Eric Olson. Olson comes to the position...

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