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USA: Business Must Act Coalition calls on 29 companies to prohibit guns in their stores & invest in community safety
The Business Must Act Coalition, comprised of 26 civil society groups, believes that American businesses have a civic responsibility to keep their customers and employees safe from gun violence in the absence of US government action on gun reform. In...
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- This is a non response from the following companies: Lowe's
KnowTheChain assessed 39 of the largest publicly listed companies in the paper and forestry and home furnishing retail sectors on their efforts to address forced labour risks in their supply chains, based on publicly disclosed information. The findings...
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Author: Oxfam America (US)
"Corporations Increasingly Vocal on Social Issues but Still Mostly Lobbying for Lower Taxes" 12 Apr 2018...
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Author: Paul Boyd, WSOCTV (USA)
"Lawsuit claims Lowe's discriminated against a top executive because of race", 27 Feb 2017...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
In two southern US states, companies have contributed to blocking one bill that would have explicitly permitted discrimination against LGBT people (in Georgia), and are protesting another new law that has been passed prohibiting local (city) anti...
Author: Kashmira Gander, Independent (UK)
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