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27 March 2017

Financial reporting by EU's biggest banks reveals tax avoidance, depriving poor countries of income, says Oxfam

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21 March 2017

Google apologises over ads on extremist material; makes no commitment to prevent further abuse

Author: Rob Davies, the Guardian

"Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content", 20 Mar 2017...

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23 February 2017

The Elephant in the Room": Corporate Tax Avoidance & Business and Human Rights

Author: Shane Darcy, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

This article addresses tax avoidance by companies in the context of the emerging field of business and human rights. It describes the mechanics of corporate tax avoidance and the human costs of such practices. It then considers the extent to which tax...

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20 February 2017

HSBC tightens standards on lending to the palm oil industry following Greenpeace report on its links to environmental destruction in Indonesia

Author: Emiko Terazono and Martin Arnold, Financial Times

“HSBC tightens standards on lending to palm oil industry”, 20 Feb 2017...

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14 February 2017

Indonesia: HSBC accused of supporting environmental destruction by financing companies linked to unsustainable palm oil; HSBC responds


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25 January 2017
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16 January 2017

UK: 80 companies join NGO in calling on govt. to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Ian Johnston, Independent (UK)

"World could enjoy utopian future with sustainable development, year-long study finds", 16 Jan 2017...

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13 December 2016

UK: Finance companies aim to have women in third of executive positions by 2020

Author: Frances Perraudin, Guardian (UK)

"Finance companies aim to have women in third of top jobs", 12 Dec 2016...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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17 November 2016

200 companies commit to science based targets, surpassing expectations for corporate climate action

Author: World Resources Institute Press Release

16 Nov 2016...

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