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31 August 2017

USA: Trump administration halts rule requiring businesses to report worker pay data by gender & race

The White House has announced that it will halt a provision aimed at reducing pay gaps based on gender, race, and ethnicity. The provision passed under the Obama administration and would have required companies with more than 100 employees and federal...

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16 July 2017

NGOs urge Disney, Gap, Pepsi to stop US Chamber of Commerce participation given conflict with climate promises

A group of nearly 60 organizations are calling on Disney, Gap, and Pepsi to stop funding the US Chamber of Commerce, due to its position on climate change and public criticism of the Paris Agreement. In his speech announcing the decision to withdraw...

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27 June 2017

Jesner v. Arab Bank - Amicus Brief by the US Chamber of Commerce & others

Author: US Chamber of Commerce, National Foreign Trade Council, USA*Engage, US Council for International Business & American Petroleum Institute

[Complete text of the US Chamber of Commerce amicus brief filed with the National Foreign Trade Council, USA*Engage, United States Council for International Business, and American Petroleum Institute asking the US Supreme court to reject corporate...

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8 May 2017

Despite progressive environmental policies, Google still supports climate change skeptic organizations

Author: Deutsche Welle

Why are Google and Facebook financing climate skeptics?, 2 May 2017...

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19 April 2017

China: Executives say complaining may have led to China's relenting on tougher internet security rules

Author: Sui-Lee Wee, New York Times (USA)

"As Zeal for China Dims, Global Companies Complain More Boldly", 19 Apr 2017...

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11 April 2017

US Govt. suspends enforcement of "conflict minerals" law - human rights groups testify on importance of keeping it

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30 March 2017

Major US companies stick with climate pledges while Chamber of Commerce supports Trump's move to weaken regulations

Author: Christopher Flavelle, Industry Week (USA)

"America's largest manufacturing companies stick with climate pledge after Trump pivot", 30 Mar 2017...

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26 July 2016

Companies oppose mandatory disclosures on environmental, social issues under US securities laws - former Treasury Secretaries support it

Author: Rebekah Mintzer, Corporate Counsel (USA)

"In Pleas to SEC, Businesses Slam Sustainability Disclosures", 25 July 2016...

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20 July 2016

US requirement for companies investing in Myanmar to report on human rights approach - US Govt. raises investment threshold, exempting more companies

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23 May 2016

China: Western companies think internet censorship impedes business growth in the country

Author: James Zimmerman, Wall Street Journal

"Censorship in China Also Blocks Business Growth", 17 May 2016...

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