Workplace / Training
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.
Shareowner Group Details Occupational Health and Safety Issues for Investors (05/05)
The Shareholder Association for Research and Education issues investor guidance for assessing the health and safety policies and practices of Canadian corporations.
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.
Environmental Best Practice Tied to Financial Outperformance in Food Retail Industry (09/03)
Innovest's latest report shows that environmental leaders in the global food and drug sector financially outperform the sector's environmental laggards.
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.
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.
Some Cracks in Freddie Mac's Otherwise Solid Social and Fiscal Reputation (08/15)
Freddie Mac's profile appears picture-perfect from a social and fiscal perspective, but recent disclosures have tainted this image somewhat.
South African Community Growth Fund Celebrates Tenth Anniversary (07/17)
The Community Growth Fund invests in South African companies committed to sustainable development and triple bottom line reporting.
Global Energy Providers Score Well in Corporate Responsibility Ratings (12/06)
New study by German research firm Oekom identifies several trends developing worldwide in the power delivery sector.
Shopping for Responsibility (04/02)
Internet site is helping consumers base shopping decisions on values.
Worker Files Shareholder Resolution with United Technologies (03/29)
Shareholders will be asked to support the linking of executive pay with employee satisfaction.
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.