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Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility scheduled for CNN report
Worldwide Faith News <email@example.com>
Fri, 09 Aug 2002 10:30:41 -0700
Friday, August 9, 2002
For Immediate release
COALITION OF FAITH-BASED INSTITUTIONAL
INVESTORS TO BE FEATURED ON CNN THIS SUNDAY
Timely program focuses on corporate governance issues
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
A national coalition of faith-based groups committed to socially
- Sr. Patricia Wolf, RSM, Executive Director
- Sr. Patricia Daly, OP, Energy/Environment Group Steering Committee Member
An interview on CNN9s "Business Unusual"
A look at ICCR9s long-standing history of activism and emerging positions
on corporate governance in light of current scandals such as Enron and
Sunday, August 11, 2002
3:00 pm ET
Rebroadcasts: Monday, August 12 at 2:30 am and 6:30 am
CNN9s interest in the work of ICCR stems from a recent New York Times
article on ICCR member Sr. Patricia Daly, OP. On August 1, a CNN camera
crew visited ICCR9s offices in New York and filmed a staff meeting. Footage
will be used in conjunction with an interview with Sr. Patricia Daly for an
ICCR is a leader in the movement for socially responsible investing.
Members include over 275 faith-based institutional investors, including
denominations, religious orders, pension funds, healthcare corporations,
foundations, publishing companies, and dioceses. Their combined portfolios
are valued at over $110 billion, giving members leverage at shareholder
"Blueprint for Change: Corporate Governance for the Future"
An ICCR seminar to discuss needed changes in corporate governance and the
response of faith-based organizations to various corporate policies.
- Thursday, September 19, 2002, 4:00 pm
- The Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, New York City
Sr. Patricia Wolf:
"More than any other sector, the corporate world determines the quality of
the air webreathe, the water we drink, and the places where we live and
work. ICCR believes that social and environmental values are also part of a
company9s bottom line. Our seminar will explore these topics with some of
the best professional minds from business and academia."
Norma Vavolizza, Jeff Fogliano
For more information on the work of ICCR and to obtain press credentials
for our upcoming seminar on corporate governance, visit www.iccr.org or
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115-0050
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