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Author: David Berman, Globe and Mail (Canada)
"Canadian businesses answer Ottawa’s call for donations to help refugees", 22 Dec 2015...
Author: Joann Muller, Forbes (USA)
…13 auto industry chief executives from the U.S., Europe and Asia had pledged to accelerate the development of cleaner vehicles to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. As a group, the companies said they would… Contribute to the goal of a...
Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz
Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...
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USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers
Study finds companies struggling to comply with reporting requirements of California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
Author: Morgan Windsor, International Business Times
"In California, Companies Struggle To Combat Human Trafficking, Slavery In Compliance With Transparency in Supply Chains Act: Report", 4 Nov 2015...
Uzbekistan: Concerns that autumn cotton harvest will again use forced labour - multinationals alleged to have supported 2014 harvest
In April 2015, the Uzbek-German Forum reported that multinationals in Uzbekistan supported the 2014 cotton harvest - which alledgedly used "systematic, mass forced mobilization of labor". The Uzbek-German Forum indicated that some of these companies...
Author: General Motors
General Motors and its partners are committed to maintaining the highest level of ethical standards wherever we do business. Accordingly, no workers at any of the GM operations in Uzbekistan are required to participate in the cotton harvest and we are...
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