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Author: Roger Runningen & Mike Dorning, Bloomberg News
President Barack Obama is meeting today with chief executives from Bank of America…to EBay…to ask for help in reducing job discrimination against the long-term unemployed. The White House released a list of 23 corporate or small business leaders...
Author: Human Rights Campaign
This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...
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Author: Padraic Halpin, Carmel Crimmins & Himanshu Ojha, Reuters
A Reuters analysis of Irish and U.S. filings shows that more than 40 percent of the S&P 500 have registered subsidiaries in [Ireland]…Ireland, which has courted U.S. business for decades, rejects the Senate's claims that it is a tax haven, but the...
Support for gay marriage by companies as varied as Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Starbucks is gathering steam to change policies in American states that bar same-sex couples from tying the knot…State legislators stand to feel the heat as more...
Author: Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton, Reuters
President Barack Obama tried to revive his stalled climate change agenda on Tuesday, promising new rules to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants and other domestic actions...Obama also signaled he would block construction of the Keystone XL oil...
Author: Tom Brewster, TechWeekEurope (UK)
The UK’s data protection watchdog has yet again raised concerns over controversial privacy laws drawn up in Brussels...The ICO is particularly worried about “guesswork” guiding the proposals, which include provisions to fine companies two percent of...
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Tackling climate change is one of America's greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century (and it's simply the right thing to do).
Author: Business for Innovative Climate and Energy (BICEP)
The very foundation of our country is based on fighting for our freedoms and ensuring the health and prosperity of our state, our community, and our families. Today those things are threatened by a changing climate that most scientists agree is being...
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Author: Project on Trade Agreements & Internet Governance, Elliott School for Intl. Affairs, George Washington Univ. [USA]
December 6, 2012, 8:15-3:30 - Elliott School for International Affairs, 1957 E Street NW [Washington DC, USA. Topics include:]...