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8 May 2015

Ceres ranks food companies on managing water risk

Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate...

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1 December 2011

[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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13 March 2009

[PDF] CRO’s 100 best corporate citizens 2009

Author: CRO Magazine [USA]

[Top five placed companies: Bristol Myers-Squibb, General Mills, IBM, Merck & Co., HP]

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20 February 2009

USA: CRO Magazine lists top 100 corporate citizens for 2009

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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1 February 2009

[PDF] The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - 2007-2008

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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10 December 2007

Firms Use RICO to Fight Union Tactics [USA]

Author: Kris Maher, Wall Street Journal

Employers are using laws originally aimed at organized crime to combat aggressive union organizing efforts that they claim amount to extortion. Two lawsuits filed by employers...invoked the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act,...

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5 December 2007

Court: Smithfield Walkout Not Protected [USA]

Author: Associated Press

A walkout by employees of a Smithfield Foods contractor angry over a supervisor's firing was not a legally protected labor action, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The ruling by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals negates a National Labor...

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6 September 2007

FTSE: Remove Smithfield Foods, Inc., from FTSE4Good Index - Response to FTSE’s letter of August 22, 2007

Author: Human Rights Watch

Thank you for your letter of August 22, 2007...regarding Smithfield Foods, Inc.'s, continued inclusion on the FTSE4Good Index... We appreciate FTSE's engagement with Smithfield...and welcome Smithfield's adoption of a new human rights policy on May 7...

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22 August 2007

[PDF] [Letter to Human Rights Watch]

Author: Mark Makepeace, Chief Executive, FTSE Group

Thank you for your letter of August 21, relating to Smithfield Foods, Inc's, inclusion in the FTSE4Good series... I'd like to reassure you that we have made progress in monitoring and engagement with the company... FTSE will continue to monitor...

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