Workplace / Childcare
Third National Climate Assessment Published (05/06)
In its new report, the US Global Change Research Program asserts that the effects of climate change have already become a present day concern, and announces the launch of a website to help Americans receive reliable scientific information.
A Guide to Economics for the 99% (07/06)
The Center for Popular Economics publishes Economics for the 99%, a handbook which describes the roots of economic inequality and offers a solidarity economy as an alternative.
Screening for Satisfaction (12/26)
The 2007 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing was awarded to a study that shows higher employee satisfaction has historically correlated to higher stock prices.
Parnassus Workplace Fund Launches Today, Along With New Small- and Mid-Cap SRI Funds (04/28)
While many socially responsible investment funds assess workplace criteria, the Parnassus fund is the first to lead with this issue.
As Socially Responsible Investment Grows in Japan, FTSE4Good Launches New Index (09/23)
Following on the introduction of the first SRI index by Morningstar Japan last year, FTSE4Good unveils the second SRI index covering the Japanese market exclusively.
The Leviticus Fund Helps Shelter the Homeless and Provide Care for Children (02/05)
In its third decade, the Leviticus 25:23 Alternative Fund lending program continues to grow and now offers a return for social investors.
Ford's Latest CSR Report Increases Transparency by Using GRI Guidelines (08/12)
Ford's decision to base its 2002 Corporate Citizenship Report on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines will help analysts get a fuller picture of the company's performance (part one of a two-part article).
Members of Congress Consider Social and Environmental Disclosure in SEC Filings (07/11)
A group of Senators and Representatives summoned a symposium on the need for social and environmental disclosure by companies in their SEC filings.
Ford and Fannie Mae Top List of 50 Best Companies for Diversity (04/24)
DiversityInc's new corporate survey strives to identify the business value of diversity.
National Wildlife Federation and Amnesty International USA Embrace SRI (02/11)
Two well-known advocacy organizations have made a commitment to lowering the wall between their program activities and their investments.
Wal-Mart Booted Out of the Domini 400 (04/17)
KLD cites lack of leadership on labor controversies among reasons for removal.
Shopping for Responsibility (04/02)
Internet site is helping consumers base shopping decisions on values.
Labor Issue Database May Lighten Social Research Workload (02/22)
International Labour Organization compiles database of Internet sources of information on corporate social responsibility-related employment and labor issues.