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9 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

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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20 December 2013

Study: 51 of 100 Top Companies Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...

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31 January 2014

CEOs take Obama pledge to end bias against long-term unemployed [USA]

Author: Roger Runningen & Mike Dorning, Bloomberg News

President Barack Obama is meeting today with chief executives from Bank of America…to EBay…to ask for help in reducing job discrimination against the long-term unemployed. The White House released a list of 23 corporate or small business leaders...

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17 April 2014

Can Your Company Be Sued For a Terrorist Attack?

Author: Brooks M. Hanner, Corporate Counsel (USA)

…[C]ompanies that were indirectly or unwittingly connected to terrorism faced lawsuits after an attack…[R]ecent case law and statutory developments have strengthened the legal protections available to an innocent business involved in a terrorist...

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6 August 2014

Obama's speech at US-Africa Business Forum

...I’m pleased that in conjunction with this forum, American companies are announcing major new deals in Africa.  Blackstone will invest in African energy projects.  Coca-Cola will partner with Africa to bring clean water to its communities.  GE will...

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4 February 2015
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Author: Benjamin Bourinat, Le Nouvel Observateur (France)

« Davos : les chefs d'entreprises s'engagent pour les droits des homosexuels. Un signal fort », 3 février 2015...

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9 March 2015

USA: 379 businesses & organizations submit statement to US Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage

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1 April 2015

USA: Indiana law allows discrimination on "religious" grounds - Arkansas considers similar law, many companies oppose both

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29 April 2015

USA: DiversityInc publishes ranking of top 50 companies taking steps on diversity

Author: DiversityInc

"The 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity", Apr 2015...

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13 May 2015

"Corporate America’s Evolution on L.G.B.T. Rights"

Author: Richard Socarides

Did business lead this revolution, or was it mostly reacting to and reflecting changes in public opinion [in the US towards LGBT rights]? Much like the changes we have seen in the views of elected leaders—the very public evolution on the issue...

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