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

Published: Oct 04, 2007 – 03:30 PM EST

Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - 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...

Social(k) Urged Clients to Oppose SEC Efforts Constraining Shareholder Resolutions

Published: Oct 03, 2007 – 02:17 PM EST

Oct. 03 /CSRwire/ - SPRINGFIELD, MA - October 3, 2007 - When Social(k) President Rob Thomas learned of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposals to weaken the ability of investors to sponsor shareholder resolutions and nominate members of corporate boards, he did...

KLD Launches Global Sustainability Index (GSI)

Published: 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

Published: Sep 28, 2007 – 04:09 PM EST

Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - 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...

The ESG Risks of a Combined RBS and ABN AMRO

Published: Sep 28, 2007 – 10:15 AM EST

Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - 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...

National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Setting Process to be Launched This Fall

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: Sep 25, 2007 – 02:46 PM EST

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

Philips Sets Target to Double Sales from Green Products to 30% of Total Revenues Within Five Years

Published: Sep 25, 2007 – 01:30 PM EST

Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Philips launches fourth EcoVision program, further increasing energy efficiency of products and operations Philips CEO Gerard Kleisterlee: "every one of us should contribute to saving our planet" AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - September 25, 2007 - Royal Philips Electronics (AEX:PHI,...

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

Published: Sep 21, 2007 – 11:02 AM EST

Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - 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...

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