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Balancing impacts through responsible business practices, supply chains and energy use.

    New Report Gives Investors Insight to Social Investing Image

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    05-08-02

    New Report Gives Investors Insight to Social Investing

    Brattleboro, VT - For the first time, institutional investors and investment professionals can get a complete view of the world of social investing from one source - the Leading Social Investment Indicators™ Report. Global in scope, this new report from SRI World Group, Inc...

    Premiere International Conference on Sustainability Comes to San Francisco Image

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    05-02-02

    Premiere International Conference on Sustainability Comes to San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA - The Natural Step, a sustainability advisory and think tank organization, today announced its sixth annual international sustainability conference for business and government leaders. The event will take place from May 9-11 in San Francisco's Fort Mason C...

    AstraZeneca Receives FDA Approval for Faslodex - A New Type of Breast Cancer Treatment Image

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    04-26-02

    AstraZeneca Receives FDA Approval for Faslodex - A New Type of Breast Cancer Treatment

    LONDON, England - AstraZeneca today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for its new breast cancer drug 'Faslodex' for the treatment of hormone receptor positive metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women with diseas...

    GMA Applauds Effort by Thompson and Veneman To Promote '5 A Day' Program and Physical Activity Image

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    04-25-02

    GMA Applauds Effort by Thompson and Veneman To Promote '5 A Day' Program and Physical Activity

    WASHINGTON, DC - The Grocery Manufacturers of America welcomed efforts by Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson and Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman to promote the National Cancer Institute’s '5 A Day' program.

    "Secretary Ve...

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    04-25-02

    Modine named to "100 Best Corporate Citizens"

    RACINE, Wisconson - Modine Manufacturing Company (NASDAQ: MODI) has been chosen by Business Ethics magazine as one of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" for the third consecutive year. The article is featured on the cover story of the March/April 2002 issue of Business Ethics...

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    04-24-02

    Saving the Corporate Soul

    SAN FRANSICO, California - Co-founder of Business 2.0 magazine, Executive Editor of Sojourners magazine and professor of social ethics and religion at the University of San Francisco, David Batstone, has signed his first trade book deal to Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Company. Senio...

    Ford India hands over its first Corporate Assessment Report to the Chief Minister Image

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    04-24-02

    Ford India hands over its first Corporate Assessment Report to the Chief Minister

    CHENNAI, India - David Friedman, MD and President of Ford India and Vinay Piparsania, VP - External Affairs handed over the company's first corporate assessment report titled "Moving Forward" to Selvi Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

    Global Reporting Initiative Announces Move to Amsterdam Image

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    04-22-02

    Global Reporting Initiative Announces Move to Amsterdam

    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an international sustainability reporting institution that was formally inaugurated at a United Nations ceremony on 4 April 2002, has announced that its permanent Secretariat headquarters will be opened later th...

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    04-22-02

    Socially Reponsible Consumers Give High Marks to New Online Shopping Site

    Portland, ME - IdealsWork.com (www.idealswork.com), a new online shopping site that allows consumers to weigh the social responsibility of companies and brands before making their purchasing decisions, commenced operations last week and is earning rave reviews from users mak...

    Avon Selected as One of the Top Ten 'Best Corporate Citizens' by Business Ethics Magazine Image

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    04-22-02

    Avon Selected as One of the Top Ten 'Best Corporate Citizens' by Business Ethics Magazine

    NEW YORK, New York - Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced it has been named among the top ten companies by Minneapolis-based Business Ethics magazine in its third annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" listing. The rankings are based on a qualitative measure of corp...

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