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13 November 2019

KnowTheChain Investor Snapshot: Forced Labor in Forestry (incl. Paper & Forest Products)

Author: KnowTheChain

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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25 April 2018

USA: Corporations increasingly vocal on social issues but still mostly lobbying for lower taxes - Oxfam America report

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13 April 2018

Company lobbying for lower taxes exceeds social activism, Oxfam America claims

Author: Oxfam America (US)

"Corporations Increasingly Vocal on Social Issues but Still Mostly Lobbying for Lower Taxes" 12 Apr 2018...

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23 October 2017

Brazil: Wood allegedly produced under slave labour practices linked to US co's

*Sourced by RepRisk due diligence on ESG and business conduct risks, www.reprisk.com. 

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28 February 2017

USA: Ex-executive files lawsuit against retailer Lowe's over alleged racial discrimination

Author: Paul Boyd, WSOCTV (USA)

"Lawsuit claims Lowe's discriminated against a top executive because of race", 27 Feb 2017...

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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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29 March 2016

USA: Companies oppose state laws that protect discrimination against LGBT people

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17 August 2015

UK: McDonald’s sacks manager who allegedly cut hours of black employees

Author: Kashmira Gander, Independent (UK)

"McDonald's manager 'sacked for cutting black workers' hours because of their race'", 16 Aug 2015...

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3 January 2014

Business Lobby Goes to [US] Court to Stop ‘Conflict Minerals’ Rule

Author: Jamila Trindle, Foreign Policy (USA)

A years-long effort to make U.S. companies disclose the use of minerals from war-torn African countries could finally go into effect this year...unless business groups...can get a court to toss it out...[National Association of Manufacturers, US...

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3 January 2014

US appeals court hears oral arguments in lawsuit by business orgs. against conflict minerals rule

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