Apollo Global (joint venture Carlyle Group & Apollo Group)
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
USA: McGraw-Hill textbook "erased" history of slavery by referring to slaves as "workers", parent complains - company promises correction
Author: Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon.com (USA)
" 'This is what erasure looks like': Texas mother shames textbook company into putting slavery back in American history textbook", 6 October 2015...
[PDF] The Olympic violations: The Winter Olympic games in Sochi, the Swedish sponsors and human rights
...In this report Swedwatch has interviewed The Swedish Olympic Committee, SOC, and their sponsors in order to gain their opinion regarding the Olympic movement’s responsibility for the effects on human rights in the host country, as well as what...
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- Related companies: Adecco Apollo Global (joint venture Carlyle Group & Apollo Group) Arla Foods Atos (formerly Atos Origin) H&M Nordea Bank Samsung Unilever Vattenfall Volvo Group
Morganton chemical plant blocked by protesters who want to stop spread of natural gas fracking [USA]
Author: Associated Press
Twelve activists who blocked a North Carolina chemical plant were arrested in a protest against the company's sale of products used in the natural gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking...Croatan Earth First! spokeswoman Maria...
Author: Private Equity Council
The Private Equity Council today announced that its members have adopted a set of comprehensive responsible investment guidelines that they will apply prior to investing in companies and during their period of ownership. The guidelines cover...