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USA: 379 businesses & organizations submit statement to US Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage
Author: Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility & Children's Rights
‘The Girl Dividend in Nigeria: Why Should CEOs Care?’, 6 Feb 2015:…Businesses can play a vital and transformative role…[I]n making the economic case for educating girls, we don’t forget the case of social justice and gender equality…Let’s invest in...
So. Africa: NGO report alleges profit shifting by Lonmin - attributes failure to meet Marikana wage increase demands to this practice; Lonmin denies allegations
Author: Dick Forslund, Alternative Information and Development Centre
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- Related companies: Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) Impala Platinum J.P. Morgan (part of JPMorgan Chase) KPMG Lonmin
Defending Hong Kong's Students, 29 Sep 2014...
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Government repression of human rights activists: when should business speak out? From Hong Kong streets to the European Games in Azerbaijan
Author: Annabel Short, Program Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
...Clearly, companies need to manage their own human rights impacts – through their operations and their value chains. And, when it comes to business’ influence over government, an important dimension is that of “corporate capture” (for example,...
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- Related companies: BP Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu EY (Ernst & Young) KPMG PricewaterhouseCoopers
Author: UK Parliament
Six years after the peak of the global financial crisis there should surely no longer be disagreement among any of us that businesses are bound by the same ethical and social responsibilities that bind us all. As the financial crash showed, business...
Author: Ben Moshinsky, Bloomberg
Unexpected deaths by finance workers around the world have raised concerns about mental health and stress levels in the industry…Coroners in London are preparing to investigate...apparent suicides [of a retired Deutsche Bank risk executive and of a...
Author: Human Rights Campaign
This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...
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Author: Amanda Visser, BD Live (South Africa)
The Protection of Personal Information Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week. Once the commencement date is proclaimed, companies will have a year to become fully compliant or face criminal sanctions and civil damages. Experts warn...