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4 August 2016

Kenya: Survey shows low inclusion of women in senior positions in banking sector

Author: George Ngigi, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Top bank jobs still elusive for women in Kenya"...

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29 August 2016

Protesters against Bidco's alleged land grab in Uganda picket outside company's financiers' offices in London; Bidco comments

Author: Samuel Nabwiiso, East African Business Week (Uganda)

"Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil"...

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1 September 2016

Financing Forced Labor. The Legal and Policy Implications of World Bank Loans to the Government of Uzbekistan

Author: International Labor Rights Forum (USA)

...The Uzbek government has forced farmers to deliver annual production quotas and citizens to harvest cotton and perform other field work, all under menace of penalty...The Government of Uzbekistan is primarily responsible for the perpetration of its...

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13 September 2016

BankTrack's 2nd benchmarking report finds most banks still failing to deliver on UN Guiding Principles


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23 September 2016

Barclays and GlaxoSmithKline in partnership to "increase access to healthcare and improve economic livelihoods across Africa"

Author: 3BL Media (USA)

"Barclays Pioneers: Improving Lives in Africa", 21 Sept 2016...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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13 December 2016

UK: Finance companies aim to have women in third of executive positions by 2020

Author: Frances Perraudin, Guardian (UK)

"Finance companies aim to have women in third of top jobs", 12 Dec 2016...

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16 December 2016

G20 business & finance advisory panel urges disclosure of how CEO pay linked to climate risk

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9 January 2017

UK: Govt. agency calls on hospitality industry to combat workplace pregnancy discrimination

Author: Ruth Wyatt, Caterer (UK)

"Calls for hospitality industry to join businesses against pregnancy in workplace discrimination", 6 Jan 2017...

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24 January 2017

Thun Group of Banks releases new Paper on implications of UN Guiding Principles for corporate & investment banking

The Thun Group of Banks' Discussion Paper published in January 2017 explores how the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights should be applied in the banking sector. At the Thun Group of Banks' annual meeting in June 2017, the Thun Group...

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