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20 August 2019

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...

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14 December 2018

USA: 'Just 100' ranks best corporate actors based on criteria including fair pay for workers & environmental impact

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18 July 2017

Members of US business org IECA disagree with its stance against Paris Agreement

President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has faced significant criticism from the business community. In advance of the decision, over one thousand companies publicly declared their support for the Paris Agreement and following the...

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13 June 2017

Paris climate accord divides industrial trade group

Author: Dino Grandoni, Washington Post (US)

The Eastman Chemical Company -- one of the largest chemical manufacturers in the United States, which like many U.S. firms supported the Paris climate accord -- discontinued membership in one of the few trade groups that publicly pressed the Trump...

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11 June 2017

Owens Corning Response

Author: Owens Corning

Published: 6 June 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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13 June 2016

Science Based Targets initiative gives companies a credible target to meet COP21 objectives

Author: CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute, and WWF

"Over 150 Companies Commit to Set Ambitious Science-Based Emissions Reduction Targets," 4 May 2016...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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22 April 2015

USA: Fortune 500 companies demand climate action from Congress & Paris climate conference

Author: Climate Action Programme

"Earth Day: Fortune 500 firms marching on Capitol Hill", 22 Apr 2015...

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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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