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Angola: Accounting, consultancy & legal firms allegedly facilitated exploitation of country’s wealth by Africa’s richest woman
An investigative report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists claim that consulting, accounting and law firms played a key role in helping Africa’s wealthiest woman amass and shield a fortune. PwC, Boston Consulting Group and...
Author: Amanda Lee, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)
… Speaking publicly for the first time about the summer of unrest, HSBC chairman Mark Tucker said Hong Kong thrived because of its stability, resilience and rule of law....
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...
Author: Lucie Lespinasse, Libération (France)
Les grandes entreprises françaises ou étrangères avec un siège social en France respectent-elles le «devoir de vigilance» ? C’est ce que cherche à établir un rapport des associations CCFD-Terre solidaire et Sherpa publié ce jeudi......
Australia: Finance CEOs support Uluru Statement recognising indigenous Australians in the constitution
Author: Elouise Fowler, Financial Review
"Finance gets behind the Uluru Statement", 23 May 2019...
Author: Ivana Kottasova, CNN
'The gender pay gap is getting worse at half of UK companies', 5 April 2019...
Author: Open For Business (USA)
"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...
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Days after IPCC report, 30 U.K. companies commit to dedicating hundreds of millions of pounds to addressing climate change
Author: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, UK Government
"Top businesses across the UK have today announced significant pledges worth hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change, marking the government’s first ever Green GB & NI Week....
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Author: Ethical Corporation
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