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23 January 2018

New CEO activism: business leaders are defending rights by raising awareness & leveraging economic power

Author: Aaron K. Chatterji & Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business Review (USA)

"The New CEO Activists", January 2018...

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13 January 2017

Commentary: Companies with inclusive LGBT policies gain significant economic benefits

Author: Antonio Zappulla, Thomson Reuters Foundation News (UK)

"To advance LGBT rights, companies must think "glocally"", 12 Jan 2017...

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8 January 2016

Companies face risk of litigation if they fail to make their website accessible for people with disabilities

Author: Jonathon Hensley, Guardian (UK)

“The high cost of digital discrimination: why companies should care about web accessibility”, 31 Dec 2015...

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1 November 2013

Philippine Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda – company contributions to humanitarian aid (Nov 2013)

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions to humanitarian aid through 13 November 2013. This is not a comprehensive list, and we will keep adding items as we find them. [refers to Aboitiz, ABS-CBN, Air Asia Zest, Air21, Apple, Google,...

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27 May 2010

Business Delivers as Front-Line Player in the Global Fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC)

From an initiative that’s reaching 3.5 million people threatened by TB to a massive expansion of access to cheap anti-malaria medication in 24 African countries, businesses are doing work that is complementing the global health work of governments and...

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5 January 2009

Nigeria: HIV And Employability

Author: Kingsley Obom-Egbulem, behavioural change and communications expert, IDEA WORKS [Nigeria]

…These days, employers…require more than just what their job advertisement says: ...an obnoxious policy of testing applicants for HIV. That was the situation Dunni Adesegun…faced…when she applied to work as accountant with a prominent oil company...

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1 December 2007

World AIDS Day 2007 [USA]

Author: National Basketball Association [USA]

As part of World AIDS Day today, the NBA, its teams and players are taking action to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and the importance of getting tested…Several…players are participating in the "Get Tested" campaign…Additionally, the Unite for...

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1 August 2007

Beijing Olympic Officials Penalize 4 Firms - Overtime Violations, Child Labor Found; Licenses Are Curbed

Author: Mei Fong, Wall Street Journal

The Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee said it was taking corrective measures after a monthlong investigation had found four factories making Olympic merchandise guilty of labor violations...[including] the use of child labor at one factory, Le Kit...

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22 May 2006

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GBC) Announces 2006 Awards for Business Excellence Winners at Gala Headlined by Tony Blair, Elton John, José Barroso, and Graça Machel

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

2006 Awards for Business Excellence Winners: Workplace Winner: Unilever Tea Kenya; Community Winner: National Basketball Association; Core Competency Winner: L’Oréal; National Action Winner: Merck and Co., Inc. (Botswana); Testing and Counseling...

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22 July 2005

Names of NBA, NFL Stars on Jerseys Made in Honduran Sweatshop; Tom Brady, Terrell Owens, Jason Kidd, Stephon Marbury, Eli Manning, Many Others on Garments Selling for $75 in US; Reebok Supplier Pays Workers 19 Cents per Shirt

Author: US Newswire / National Labor Committee

"If the NBA [National Basketball Association] and NFL [National Football League] or their licensee, Reebok, would pay even 20 cents more per shirt, the workers could climb out of misery into poverty"...Women who sew the jerseys are: Locked in a...

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