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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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10 April 2019
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[Para ler esta história em inglês, clique aqui]   O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos convidou 21 empresas a responder sobre cartas de 86 organizações de vários países que tratam de preocupações sobre os impactos e violações de di...

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9 April 2019

Brazil: 86 NGOs write to business partners & investors of Vale, raising concerns about human rights violations related to the Brumadinho dam disaster

[To read this story in Portuguese, click here] Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited 21 companies to respond to letters from 86 organizations from across the world raising concerns about the impacts and human rights violations related to...

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12 February 2018
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Author: Diario Responsable

“Gas Natural, Mapfre y Vodafone son las tres empresas de referencia en la seguridad y salud laboral en España” - 12 de febrero de 2018...

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20 July 2017

Groups Misled Trump on Economic Case Against Paris Agreement

Author: Han Chen, NRDC

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America sent a letter to Trump on May 15, expressing their support for withdrawal from Paris. In their letter, they claimed to represent large member companies with over $1 trillion in annual sales.... [yet] many of...

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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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8 September 2014

Conflict Minerals Too Hard To Track, Commerce Department Says

Author: Emily Chasan, Wall Street Journal blog

The U.S. government finally acknowledged Friday it cannot determine which refiners and smelters around the world are financially fueling violence in the war-torn Congo region.The Commerce Department published a list of more than 400 sites from...

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30 October 2012

Des Moines Woman Sues Company Alleging Race Discrimination [USA]

Author: Cedar Rapids Television Company

A...woman who claims she was subjected to racial slurs by co-workers...[and] threats to quit her job at Deere & Co., has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company...[She] said racial slurs were painted on her work locker at the Deere...

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1 January 2012

2012 World's Most Ethical Companies

Author: Ethisphere

The World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action. WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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