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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...
India: Deloitte declares 26 weeks of maternity leave for women employees; PWC, EY, KPMG to follow suit
Author: Prachi Verma, Economic Times
Even as the labour ministry is busy putting the amended Maternity Benefit Act together that would entitle working women in private sectors to 26 weeks of maternity leave from the existing 12, the big four consulting firms have already taken a leap....
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...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers
Food, beverage & tobacco firms fail to disclose greenhouse gas emissions despite high exposure to climate-related impacts, says Carbon Disclosure Project report
Author: Frances Way, Guardian (UK)
“Food and drink companies found to be ignoring biggest impact on climate", 3 Sept 2015...
Author: Sruthin Lal, Hindustan Times (India)
“Indian companies see business sense in tackling climate change”, 24 Aug 2015...
Despite Dodd-Frank Act, much remains to be done on conflict minerals reporting, says supply chain expert
Author: Hailey Lynne McKeefry, EBN (USA)
"Conflict Minerals: Still Early Days Despite Deadlines", 12 Jun 2015...
"The 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity", Apr 2015...
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Author: Salil Tripathi, Institute for Human Rights and Business
The dispute began when Wallström [Sweden's Foreign Minister] spoke out for Rafi Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, who runs a website called Free Saudi Liberals, and who has been sentenced to flogging and imprisonment for “insulting Islam.”...
Commentary by Salil Tripathi of the Institute for Human Rights and Business: "How Not to Respond to Human Rights Leadership: A Primer for Business"