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Author: Nitasha Tiku, Wired
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Asia Pacific: Richard Branson launches B-Team Australasia; an entrepreneurial collective advocating for responsible business
Author: Sarah Kimmorley, Business Insider Australia
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EU: Paper outlines recommendations to integrate social & environmental considerations in directors' duties
Author: Claire Jeffwitz, Frank Bold
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Kenya: Safaricom claims it has an equal number of male & female employees; seeks to increase female managers
Author: Business Daily (Kenya)
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Kenya: Owners of dam that collapsed killing 47 face manslaughter charges as survivors say they regret accepting conditional compensation
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Ghana: Joint study by University of Ghana & IFC shows better performing companies have more gender-balanced boards
A joint study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the University of Ghana Business School has revealed that performing companies in Ghana tend to have more gender-balanced boards.
Nigeria: NGO claims deforestation by Okumu Oil Palm has led to loss of livelihood for local communities; company denies allegation & threaten to sue NGO
Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN) has claimed that deforestation by Palm Oil company has compromised the livelihoods of local communities in Nigeria. In response, the company has denied the allegations & threatened to sue to NGO for 'false'...
ITF & Nautilus International will call the ILO for a significant rise in global seafarers minimum wage
Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)
'Nautilus, ITF call for rise in seafarers wages' 23 May 2018...