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Brazil: International Backlash over Amazon land reform bill, includes an open letter; Sweden’s AP7 pension fund, Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer, were among more than 40 companies that signed
“British supermarkets threaten Brazil boycott over proposed forest law. British supermarkets have warned Brazil they might have to boycott its products if lawmakers there pass a contentious bill that could enable faster destruction of the Amazon...
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Author: CORE, Anti-Slavery International, Unicef UK, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Author: Allison Aubrey, NPR USA
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UK: Oldham football club decides not to sign convicted rapist following withdrawal of sponsors & public backlash
The decision follows statements by Mecca, Nando’s, Zen Office and Verlin Rainwater Solutions saying they would sever their links with the club if the convicted rapist, Ched Evans, was signed.
UK: Report alleges Nando's chicken franchise uses complex structure to avoid taxes - includes company statement
A July 2014 Guardian report alleges that restaurant group, Nando's, uses a battery of offshore techniques to legally reduce its UK corporation tax bill by up to a third. In a statement refuting these claims, Nando's says it paid over £12million pounds...
United Against Malaria Honors Campaign Advocates from African Football and Enterprise on World Malaria Day
Author: United Against Malaria
Today on World Malaria Day, the United Against Malaria (UAM) campaign, under the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, recognized leaders from Africa's football (soccer) and corporate spheres for their role in bringing malaria control messages to more...