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14 June 2016

Call for input: "How Business can Support Children in Emergencies" (open until 8 July)

Author: UNICEF and UN Global Compact

"Provide Input on How Business can Support Children in Emergencies," 14 Jun 2016...

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12 June 2016

Companies can aid humanitarian action, says UN Global Compact at the World Humanitarian Summit

Author: Lise Kingo, UN Global Compact

"Executive Update: Our Shared Humanity," 24 May 2016...

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25 April 2016
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Author: El Comercio.com

“El sector privado se moviliza con ayuda y donaciones para afectados por el terremoto en Ecuador”...

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20 April 2016

Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal publishes special issue on business & human rights

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29 June 2015

Namibian companies donate over $82, 000 to relief effort for drought-affected communities

Author: New Era (Namibia)

'Over N$1 million donated for drought relief', 29 Jun 2015: Kuiseb Fishing Enterprises [and] Osave Mini Market…[have] donated food items and cash exceeding N$1 million [US$ 82, 000] to needy communities…Kuiseb Fishing Enterprises donated fish soup...

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11 June 2015

NGOs and activists exposing businesses’ negative human rights impacts increasingly vulnerable to persecution, says analyst

Author: Mandeep. S. Tiwana, CIVICUS, in IPS (Inter Press Service)

'Opinion: why are threats to civic space growing across the world?', 11 Jun 2015:...In recent years, there has been a perceptible rise in restrictions on…the fundamental freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly…[D]angers to civic...

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11 May 2015

Nepal: Companies respond to earthquake, aid rescue mission & rehabilitation efforts

A strong, magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal on 25 April 2015, destroying buildings, damaging historic temples, and killing thousands. The temblor was caused by a sudden thrust, or release of built-up tension, along the major fault line where the...

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4 May 2015

Companies respond to disaster in Nepal

Author: Whole Foods Magazine

In the wake of a 7.8 earthquake devastating Nepal on April 25, several industry organizations have stepped in to help with supplies, food and money to aid in the relief effort...NBTY, Inc., a manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, will...

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4 May 2015

Henry Schein commits $500,000 in health care product donations to support Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Author: PR Newswire

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the Company's commitment of $500,000 in product donations to support...

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4 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake — Corporate Aid Tracker

Author: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $26.8 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and...

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