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GM Supports Red Cross Aid to Hurricane Victims

Posted: Aug 17, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

DETROIT -- General Motors and the General Motors Foundation today announced the contribution of $100,000, three HUMMER vehicles, and five generator-equipped Chevrolet Silverado hybrid pickup trucks to the American Red Cross to support victims of the current hurricane season. The GM Foundation will...

IFC Launches Consultation Phase on Safeguard Update and Disclosure Review

Posted: Aug 17, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

Washington, D.C. - International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is launching the public consultation phase for the update of its Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies and a review of its Policy on Disclosure of Information. The...

The United Nations Global Compact Announces New Initiatives

Posted: Aug 16, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

-- Business Participants Pioneer Evidence-Based Approach to Human Rights -- Forum Barcelona Creates Global Compact Centre -- Singapore CSR Conference Features Global Compact -- ISO to Develop Social Responsibility Standard -- Corporate Leaders at Global Compact Summit Pledge to Battle Corruption -- Investment...

Corporate Responsibility - How Should Asia Respond?

Posted: Aug 16, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

Dr Edgar Cheng, Vice Chairman, Council for Sustainable Development and Former Chairman of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange speaks on this question at the Ethical Corporation Asia Conference on October 14 in Hong Kong

A First in Quebec

Posted: Aug 13, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

Corporate Social Responsibility the Focus of Discussions at the Tremblant Forum

The Clarence Foundation Announces a New Global Giving Circle to Confront the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Posted: Aug 13, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

OAKLAND, CA - The Clarence Foundation announces the launch of a new global giving circle confronting the problem of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) on September 9, 2004 in Palo Alto, California. The UN estimates that over 1 million children enter the...

The Timberland Company Selected by SustainableBusiness.com as One of the World's Top Sustainable Stocks

Posted: Aug 12, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

STRATHAM, NH - For the second year in a row, The Timberland Company has been selected as one of 20 companies on SustainableBusiness.com's list of the "World's Best Sustainable Stocks." The list is presented in the The Progressive Investor newsletter, published by SustainableBusiness.com,...

Gay Real Estate, Inc. Launches First Worldwide Realtor Database Catering to the Gay and Lesbian Community

Posted: Aug 12, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

DENVER - Gay Real Estate, Inc. www.GayRealEstate.com today announced the launch of the Internet's first worldwide database of over 4,000 gay, lesbian, and gay friendly residential and commercial realtors; offering advice, guidance, and resources designed specifically for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered...

State Farm® Life Insurance, Connie Payton Honor Women Who Persevere After Loss of Spouse

Posted: Aug 12, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

'Embrace Life Awards' to Celebrate Inspirational Women - Winners Receive $5,000 Cash Award, Trip to New York City, and Recognition at Gala Luncheon

Multi-Year Study Shows Training and Mentoring Have Positive Effect on Women-Owned Business Start-ups

Posted: Aug 10, 2004 – 12:00 AM EST

Washington, DC - A three-year study released today provides evidence that the services offered by Women's Business Centers strengthened the business skills of women starting new ventures, and that their businesses grew during the course of the multi-year study, according to the Center...



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