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1 January 2011

[PDF] Two for the Price of One? Bribery and Human Rights

Author: Luke Wilde, TwentyFifty

While companies are focused on addressing the requirements of the UK’s forthcoming Bribery Act, they could also be putting in place leading-edge practices to minimise another aspect of emerging social risk: human rights...There are...obvious areas of...

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8 December 2010

Report examines role of business-driven partnerships in addressing sustainable development in Africa - includes case studies

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8 December 2010

[PDF] Full report: "Business Partnerships for Development in Africa"

Author: Business Action for Africa & Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School

...Business Action for Africa’s 2010 Report...examines how business-driven partnerships are addressing Africa’s development challenges in new and innovative ways… creating new frontiers for sustainable development and growth on the continent...the...

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1 December 2010

Responsible business: the gift of giving

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

…[L]eading firms are also starting to treat their pro bono work and social responsibility projects less as charity and increasingly approaching them strategically. The areas they are tackling vary widely, from affordable housing to diversity,...

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29 November 2010

US investors target Accenture, IBM, Pepsi and Pfizer over politics of US Chamber of Commerce

Author: Responsible Investor

A group of US investors has filed shareholder resolutions at four major corporate members of the US Chamber of Commerce: Accenture, IBM, Pepsi and Pfizer, challenging their boards to review their policies and oversight of political expenditures...

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14 September 2010

Accenture to Equip 250,000 People by 2015 with the Skills to Get a Job or Build a Business

Author: Accenture

Accenture...today announced that, by 2015, it will equip 250,000 people around the world with the skills to get a job or build a business…Additionally, Accenture and the Accenture Foundations will contribute more than US$100 million over three years...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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17 June 2010

Corporate Delegation to Haiti Seeks Opportunities to Engage in Long-term Reconstruction

Author: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center

A delegation, convened and hosted by the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), CHF International, Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA), and Executives Without Borders, met last week with leaders from...

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16 March 2010

The 2010 DiversityInc Top 50 List [USA]

Author: DiversityInc

[Companies, in order of ranking, highest first: Sodexo, Johnson & Johnson, AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Marriott International, IBM Corp., Bank of America, Abbott, Verizon Communications, American Express...

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16 March 2010

USA: DiversityInc 2010 ranking of top 50 companies for diversity - top 5 are Sodexo, Johnson & Johnson, AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Ernst & Young

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