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Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders
On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...
Author: Chris Opfer & Paige Smith, Bloomberg Law
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Author: Oxfam America (US)
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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)
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USA: Palantir to pay $1.7 million to settle govt. lawsuit alleging discrimination against Asian job applicants
Author: Sam Levin, Guardian (UK)
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Author: Jena McGregor, The Washington Post (USA)
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