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8 January 2020

USA: Business Must Act Coalition calls on 29 companies to prohibit guns in their stores & invest in community safety

The Business Must Act Coalition, comprised of 26 civil society groups, believes that American businesses have a civic responsibility to keep their customers and employees safe from gun violence in the absence of US government action on gun reform. In...

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7 January 2020

The Home Depot's response to F grade in gun safety scorecard

Author: The Home Depot

The Home Depot allows guns in stores where it’s legal to do so, which is based on the decision of local elected officials.

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13 November 2019

KnowTheChain Investor Snapshot: Forced Labor in Forestry (incl. Paper & Forest Products)

Author: KnowTheChain

KnowTheChain assessed 39 of the largest publicly listed companies in the paper and forestry and home furnishing retail sectors on their efforts to address forced labour risks in their supply chains, based on publicly disclosed information. The findings...

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20 August 2019

Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders

On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...

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25 April 2018

USA: Corporations increasingly vocal on social issues but still mostly lobbying for lower taxes - Oxfam America report

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13 April 2018

Company lobbying for lower taxes exceeds social activism, Oxfam America claims

Author: Oxfam America (US)

"Corporations Increasingly Vocal on Social Issues but Still Mostly Lobbying for Lower Taxes" 12 Apr 2018...

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27 February 2018

USA: Georgia Lt. Governor threatened to eliminate proposed tax breaks for Delta after it ended discounts for NRA members

Author: Richard Fausset & Tiffany Hsu, The New York Times

"In N.R.A. fight, Delta finds that there is no neutral ground," 27 February 2018...

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21 November 2017

USA: Lawsuit filed against Hendren Plastics, supplier to Home Depot & Walmart, for alleged use of prison labour

Author: John Kiriakou, OpEd News

State Senate Majority Leader Jim Hendren, a Republican, is using unpaid, forced inmate labor to work at his plastics company, which makes dock floats for Home Depot and Walmart, according to Prison Legal News... ...

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2 October 2017

The US Chamber of Commerce might not be what you think

Author: Corynne Cirille, Racked

As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber...spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016... Over the years, intense public pressure forced many corporations to take a public stance on issues like climate change, equal pay, and...

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6 August 2017

Papua New Guinea: US retailers of timber products commit to product changes following allegations of links to indigenous rights abuses and illegal logging activities

In its report “Stained Trade”, Global Witness claims that indigenous communities across Papua New Guinea (PNG) are experiencing environmental destruction and loss of their livelihoods through land grabs as ancient rainforests are harvested by foreign-...

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