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Shareholders Demand Social and Environmental Resolutions

Oct 22nd, 2011 | By
Shareholders Demand Social and Environmental Resolutions

Support for corporate responsibility proposals rose in the 2011 proxy season according to a recent report, Shareholders Press Boards on Social and Environmental Risks, issued by Ernst & Young.[1] For the second year in a row, resolutions focusing specifically on social and environmental issues comprised the largest portion of all shareholder proposals that came to
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EPA Investigates Fracking Impacts

Oct 4th, 2011 | By
EPA Investigates Fracking Impacts

Ongoing concerns about the potential impact of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on drinking water have pushed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to investigate public concerns in light of the growing importance of natural gas in the clean energy future of the United States.  On 23 June 2011, the EPA announced plans to conduct a draft
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