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USA: Tech companies' CEOs take lead in denouncing Trump's immigration orders, other sectors largely stay silent
Author: Devika Krishna Kumar & Ross Kerber, Reuters (UK)
"RPT-Trump travel ban stirs faint corporate outcry beyond Silicon Valley", 30 Jan 2017...
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- Related companies: Allergan Apple Bank of America Blackstone Boeing Citigroup ExxonMobil Facebook Ford General Electric General Motors Goldman Sachs Google (part of Alphabet) JPMorgan Chase Morgan Stanley Nike Starbucks Tesla Motors Uber Wells Fargo
Author: David Schilling, Senior Program Director, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, on website of Institute for Human Rights and Business
...With most of the DAPL completed, the Standing Rock Sioux, after a months-long campaign against the pipeline, has won a major victory when, on December 4th the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will not grant the permit to drill under the Missouri...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
USA: Federal govt., states & workers taking greater legal action on gender pay inequality among professionals
Author: Gina Passarella, Law.com (USA)
Assault on Wage Gap Forcing Industry to Pay More Than Lip ServiceA series of articles on gender pay equity, 21 Oct. 2016...
Singapore: New rule requiring a permit for foreign companies’ sponsorship of certain events reportedly restricts support for annual gay rights gathering
Author: Reuters (NBC News)
"New Rules in Singapore Will Restrict Annual Gay-Rights Gathering", 21 Oct 2016...
Goldman Sachs workplace lead says "Time to start talking about race" at work, even if it causes discomfort
Author: Laura Lorenzetti Soper, LinkedIn (USA)
"Goldman Sachs' Edith Cooper says its time to start talking about race in the workplace. Here's how she's doing that.", 19 Oct. 2016...
BankTrack's 2nd benchmarking report finds most banks still failing to deliver on UN Guiding Principles
This BankTrack report evaluates 45 global banks on their progress towards integrating the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights into their policies, due diligence processes and reporting. It is a follow up to the previous benchmarking st...
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- This is a non response from the following companies: Goldman Sachs
Ex-European Commission President becomes Golden Sachs chairman, raising concerns over corporate influence in EU
On July 8 2016 José Manuel Barroso was appointed non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International. Ex-commissioners are free to take up a new role 18 months after leaving. Despite accepting the job after 20 months, Mr Barroso has come under fire...
Report links financial sector to human rights abuses of asylum-seekers in Australia's offshore detention centres