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21 October 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends content moderation policies while criticizing TikTok's censorship

Author: Business Insider

“Mark Zuckerberg just slammed China for allegedly censoring Hong Kong protest videos on TikTok: 'Is that the internet we want?'”, 18 October 2019...

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17 October 2019

"Why human rights activists should work with companies – not just fight them"

Author: Regan Ralph, The Fund for Global Human Rights, in openDemocracy

...The rising tide of hostility to human rights, often spearheaded by authoritarian governments, has swept across the globe in recent years, with devastating consequences on rights and freedoms, and the people who defend them. The international...

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16 October 2019

USA: Amazon CEO announces support for facial recognition regulation while own product faces privacy & discrimination-related concerns

Amazon's CEO and founder, Jeff Bezos, has expressed support for some regulation of facial recognition technologies and shared that Amazon's public policy is working on crafting facial recognition regulation. ...

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2 October 2019

African Development Bank to stop funding coal projects and support countries transition to renewable energy

Author: African Development Bank

"No room for coal in Africa’s renewable future: Akinwumi Adesina"...

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20 September 2019

Australia: Qantas & Virgin chief executives reject Govt's call for companies to resist campaigning on social issues

Author: Paul Karp, The Guardian

"Qantas and Virgin bosses reject Morrison government calls to be silent on social issues", 18 September 2019...

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22 August 2019

Kenya: KenGen sets up grievance handling unit to address project conflicts

Author: Kevin Rotich, Business Daily (Kenya)

"KenGen sets up unit to handle project conflicts"...

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20 August 2019

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...

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18 August 2019

Cathay Pacific CEO praised for not giving names of staff joining Hong Kong protest

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...

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2 August 2019

Daimler CEO criticizes right-wing activities of works council faction and says company stands for tolerance & respect

Author: Daimler

"For Tolerance and Respect – Against Racism and Discrimination", 31. Juli 2019...

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2 August 2019
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