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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
"Richard Branson's The B-Team launches in Australia", 10 October 2018...
Finland: Co's, civil society & trade unions launch campaign calling for mandatory human rights due diligence
Author: Finnwatch via European Coalition for Corporate Justice
More than 70 companies, civil society organisations and trade unions are calling for a Finnish law on mandatory human rights due diligence. The campaign reminds politicians that Finland is being left behind in the global trend towards binding...
Bangladesh: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles members urge Govt. to support existing agreement for transition of Accord
Author: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles
"Members of the textiles partnership posing a joint demand", 28 August 2018...
Germany: Siemens urges employees to speak out against xenophobia & discrimination following protests; co. says principles are vital for business
Author: Ivana Kottasová, CNN Money
"Siemens warns of dangers of xenophobia after violent protests in Germany", 5 Sep 2018...
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Asia Pacific: Business & govt. leaders endorse "Acknowledge, Act, Advance (AAA)" as framework to end modern slavery
Author: Mirage News
"Business and Government Leaders Endorse AAA Recommendations To End Modern Slavery", 7 August 2018...
Author: Katy Askew, Food Navigator
"CGF issues call to action on forced labour," 12 June 2018...
Commentary: BlackRock CEO exhorts corporations to develop "social conscience"; yet finance sector still lags on social responsibility
Author: David Kinley, Open Democracy
"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...