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23 December 2015

Canada: Companies answer govt.'s call for donations to support Syrian refugees

Author: David Berman, Globe and Mail (Canada)

"Canadian businesses answer Ottawa’s call for donations to help refugees", 22 Dec 2015...

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14 December 2015

Auto Industry CEOs Unite In Rare Vow To Tackle Climate Change

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…[1] Contribute to the goal of a...

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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

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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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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5 November 2015

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...

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23 October 2015
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Author: AFP

« Climat: Obama veut davantage de soutien des entreprises aux Etats-Unis », 19 octobre 2015...

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12 October 2015
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Author: Empresas por la Infancia

“Sector privado, familia y derechos del niño: el rol de las empresas en la promoción de maternidades y paternidades responsables”, junio 2015...

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8 September 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...

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8 September 2015

General Motors' response

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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27 August 2015

USA: Consumers sue 10 carmakers over risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in keyless ignition cars

Author: Reuters

"World's biggest car makers sued over 'deadly' keyless ignitions", 27 Aug 2015...

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