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USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Author: Tax Justice Network
The corporate income tax is one of the most precious of all taxes. Yet it is under attack...As this document explains, it holds your country's whole tax system together. It is one of the best ways to tax capital, and it can powerfully curb.....
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Author: Mike Scott, Forbes.com (USA)
ExxonMobil...has agreed to tell investors of the risks to its business from climate change after pressure from investors...Arjuna Capital and...As You Sow... ExxonMobil says it will assess the risks to its resources, how its profits will be affected...
Shareholders File Resolutions to Press Fossil Fuel Companies on Low-Carbon Strategies, Carbon Asset Risk
On the heels of the Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the United Nations, a half-dozen investors...announced the filing of shareholder resolutions with 10 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Southern Company, Hess, Anadarko, Devon,...
[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality
Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation
...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...
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Author: Deborah Yedlin, Calgary Herald [Canada]
What's clear is that the world of corporate philanthropy is anything but static. The latest shift is that companies are moving beyond being all things to all not-for-profits, to meaningfully supporting a smaller number of organizations...Jocelyn Daw,...
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Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida Lead List of "Toxic 20" States with Most Toxic Air Pollution from Power Plants [USA]
Author: Natural Resources Defense Council [USA]
Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The study used publicly-available data in the...
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Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP
Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide...
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