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14 May 2009

A stress test for good intentions

Author: Economist

As firms grapple with a brutal economic downturn, they are taking a long, hard look at the resources they devote to everything from supporting charities to making their activities carbon-neutral. That is hardly surprising: cutting back on CSR, or ...

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17 April 2009

Home-based HIV testing initiative in Western Kenya to reach 2 million people

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

A groundbreaking initiative that will provide home-based HIV/AIDS testing and counseling for two million people in western Kenya over the next two years was announced today by the…Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya, the Global Business Coalition...

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13 March 2009

[PDF] CRO’s 100 best corporate citizens 2009

Author: CRO Magazine [USA]

[Top five placed companies: Bristol Myers-Squibb, General Mills, IBM, Merck & Co., HP]

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13 March 2009

Announcing the 9th Annual DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Author: DiversityInc [USA]

The survey measures four areas: CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Supplier Diversity and Corporate and Organizational Communications... "This year's data shows dramatically improved results in the DiversityInc Top 50, especially in senior management and...

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25 February 2009

[PDF] Presentation to the United Kingdom Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

Author: Christopher Avery, Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[This brief overview of some international developments in the field of business & human rights was presented to the UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights at their mini-conference on business and human rights, the purpose of which was “to...

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20 February 2009

USA: CRO Magazine lists top 100 corporate citizens for 2009

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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1 February 2009

[PDF] The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - 2007-2008

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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5 December 2008

Global companies, US launch partnership for an HIV-Free generation [Kenya]

Author: African Science News Service

…coordinated by the U.S. Government through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief…leaders from the private sector are joining forces with the public sector and non-governmental organizations to revolutionize HIV prevention for youth...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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