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"Gender equality global report and ranking," 4 October 2018...
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AstraZeneca & Standard Chartered show best practices by leveraging their core competencies to invest in children, NGO says
Author: Global Child Forum
"Corporate Programs For Children's Rights – Guidance And Best Practice", March 2018...
UK: Church investment fund says it will refuse to reelect directors at firms over gender & climate change concerns
Author: Angela Monaghan, The Guardian (UK)
The Church Investors Group has warned some of Britain’s biggest companies it intends to take a hard line on executive pay, gender diversity and climate change over the forthcoming annual meeting season. The group, which represents church organisations...
Author: Sarah Neville, Financial Times (UK)
The UK drugs industry is going to court in an attempt to stop the country’s taxpayer-funded National Health Service from imposing new limits on the price it will pay for medicines. The action follows a government crackdown in April that limits funding...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Author: Access to Medicine Foundation
"Access to Medicine Index 2016," Nov 2016...
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Report finds businesses could cut 10 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide if govts. encouraged them to sign up to 5 initiatives
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Author: Access to Medicines Index
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