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2 June 2017
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2 June 2017

Tesla & Disney's CEOs quit Trump's business panel over Paris pullout

Author: Dominic Rushe, The Guardian (UK)

Two of the US's biggest business leaders, Tesla founder Elon Musk and Disney's Robert Iger, have quit Trump's high-powered business advisory panel after the president pressed ahead with plans to pull out of the Paris climate accord...The two defections...

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1 June 2017

GE CEO Jeff Immelt announces opposition to Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

Author: Ethan Wolff-Mann, Yahoo Finance (USA)

"Here's how CEOs reacted to Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement," 1 June 2017...

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27 May 2017

So. Africa: At least 500 employees to be retrenched as General Motors ceases operations; workers union says company never consulted them

Author: Ray Mahlaka, Moneyweb (South Africa)

"General Motors counts initial job losses from SA exit", 22 May 2017...

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8 May 2017

India ​to legalise mica mining in bid to tackle endemic child labour

Author: Kate Hodal, Guardian [UK]

India is to legalise the mining of mica, a sparkly mineral used in eyeshadows and car paint, in a bid to cut the number of children who labour – and often die – to produce it...Activists lauded the decision to legalise mica mining, but warned that high...

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13 April 2017

Billions of dollars for public services lost due to tax dodging by US companies, says Oxfam

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27 March 2017

Foreign Investors Flock to Iran as U.S. Firms Watch on the Sidelines

Author: Wall Street Journal, Asa Fitch and Benoit Faucon

After years shunning Iran, Western businesses are bursting through the country’s doors—but U.S. companies are noticeably absent....

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27 March 2017

USA: "Inside Alabama’s auto jobs boom: Cheap wages, little training, crushed limbs" - Bloomberg

Author: Peter Waldman, BloombergBusinessweek (USA)

[Article originally published 23 March 2017, with 13-minute audio report (scroll down to end of full article).]...

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14 February 2017
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Author: La República (Colombia)

“Andi reúne a 20 empresas para recuperar zonas de conflicto” – 25 de enero de 2017...

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3 February 2017

USA: Companies' response to Trump's order ranges from silence to outrage

Author: The New York Times

"Starbucks, Exxon, Apple: Companies Challenging (or Silent on) Trump’s Immigration Ban", 30 Jan 2017...

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