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Author: The White House
"FACT SHEET: White House Launches a Call to Action for Private Sector Engagement on the Global Refugee Crisis," 30 Jun 2016...
Oxfam publishes new report on tax avoidance practices of US corporate giants & calls on govt. to ensure firms pay fair share of taxes
Author: Aaron K. Chatterji, Fuqua School of Business at Duke Univ., and Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business School, in New York Times (USA)
"The Power of C.E.O. Activism", 1 April 2016...
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Commentary: Companies' climate actions must be transparent, with concrete goals & support from the top
Author: Justin Worland, Time (USA)
"How to Keep Companies Honest About Fighting Climate Change", 23 Feb 2016...
Public Eye Awards stops "most irresponsible company" vote as advocates say World Economic Forum is losing legitimacy
Author: Samuel Oakford, Vice News
"This Year in Davos, Opponents Aren't Even Bothering to Protest", 20 Jan 2016...
Author: Aman Singh, Guardian (UK)
…[The] global climate change agreement…leaves many companies with a big question: how can they continue to grow…with the new climate goals?…[H]ere are five key considerations to help clarify the breadth of the scope of this change…What can a global...
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Author: Sudip Kar-Gupta & Annabella Nielsen, Reuters (USA)
European renewable energy stocks rallied on Monday following an agreement over the weekend at the Paris global climate summit to find ways to stop global warming. Goldman Sachs' analysts described the deal in Paris as the most important climate...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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