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Author: Kevin Rotich, Business Daily (Kenya)
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Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders
On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...
Author: Arthur Villasanta, International Business Times
Rupert Hogg, former CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, is being widely hailed as a hero for refusing China’s request he provide them with the names of all Cathay Pacific employees that took part in the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. China, which is the...
Daimler CEO criticizes right-wing activities of works council faction and says company stands for tolerance & respect
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Statement from VAUDE's CEO on the need for legal regulation of company human rights responsibilities
Author: Antje von Dewitz, VAUDE
In global value chains, sustainability is currently largely voluntary. This means that we have to accept that the products we use are manufactured under conditions in which people are exploited and environmental damage occurs. In addition, it places...
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Tanzania: Report alleges pollution, rape, killings & injuries at Acacia's subsidiary; includes company's response & tech. firms' comments
An investigation by the Guardian and its partners in the Forbidden Stories journalism allege that violence on the community sorrounding Acacia's North Mara Gold Mine perpetrators by security agents linked to the company has been going on. It further...
Author: Mara Javorovic, TextiWirtschaft
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Author: Stuff (NZ)
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