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28 January 2016

Barclays commits to gender equality & now employs more women than men

Author: Alanna Petroff, CNN Money (USA)

"Barclays employs more women than men", 22 Jan 2016...

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18 January 2016

IKEA takes peak sales as opportunity to invest in renewable energy & help poor communities with climate change impacts

Author: Sean Farrell, Guardian (UK)

"We've hit peak home furnishings, says Ikea boss", 18 Jan 2016...

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14 December 2015

Renewable energy stocks rally after Paris climate deal

Author: Sudip Kar-Gupta & Annabella Nielsen, Reuters (USA)

European renewable energy stocks rallied on Monday following an agreement over the weekend at the Paris global climate summit to find ways to stop global warming. Goldman Sachs' analysts described the deal in Paris as the most important climate...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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12 October 2015

Open for Business initiative promotes positive business & economic case for equality

Open For Business is a coalition of global companies making the case that inclusive, diverse societies are better for business and better for economic growth. The purpose of the coalition is to promote a positive business and economic case for equality...

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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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29 August 2015

Homage paid to Brave Protesters in Phulbari

Author: Raaj Manik, Phulbari Solidarity Group

...Phulbari day to commemorate mass protests that prevented a UK-based mining company, Global Coal Management PLC, from building a large-scale open-pit coal mine in Phulbari in north-west Bangladesh. Nine years ago, on 26th August in...

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13 August 2015

UK: Law firms’ role in supporting clients on business & human rights issues is crucial, says Law Society

Author: Sarah Smith, Law Society of England and Wales (UK)

"Better business with human rights", 28 Jul 2015...

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14 May 2015

ActionAid publishes report reviewing proposals on responsible tax practice by companies

Author: ActionAid

"Responsible Tax Practice by Companies: a Mapping and Review of Current Proposals", 1 Mar 2015...

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29 April 2015
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Author: Reinhard Bütikofer

...Während den 1970ern und 80ern war Divestment, in diesem Fall der Abzug aller Investitionen aus dem autoritären südafrikanischen Staat, eine entscheidende Strategie unter anderem des NUS und anderer Studentenbewegungen, um Druck auf die rassistische...

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