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7 May 2019

Virgin CEO & 20 other executives sign onto initiative in support of LBGT+ rights; urge other businesses to follow suit

Author: Hugo Greenhalgh, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Billionaire Branson urges business to back LGBT+ rights", 2 May 2019...

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4 October 2018

Equileap publishes ranking of top 200 companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

"Gender equality global report and ranking," 4 October 2018...

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29 September 2017

Global businesses can achieve social impact, better reputation & increase brand loyalty by including refugees, says report

Author: Cindy Huang et al., Center for Global Development (CGD)

"Global Business and Refugee Crises: A Framework for Sustainable Engagement," September 2017...

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11 April 2017

Equileap publishes ranking of over 3,000 firms on progress towards gender equality

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27 March 2017

Commentary: "I visited a Syrian refugee camp, & here’s what business leaders should know"

Author: John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, in Fortune (USA)

...While government leaders work towards a political solution, business leaders have a valuable role to play not only through charitable activities, but through real investments. Last September, I visited the Za’atari refugee camp in the north of...

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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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22 November 2016

UNICEF & UN Global Compact release guidance on how businesses can help uphold children's rights in humanitarian crises

Author: UNICEF & UN Global Compact

"Guidance on Children in Humanitarian Crises: What Business Can Do," 19 Nov 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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31 August 2015

Columnist discusses approaches to socially responsible investment in conflict zones such as South Sudan

Author: Oliver Balch, The Guardian (UK)

"What can a South Sudan brewery teach us about business in conflict zones?"...

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26 October 2012

Female CEOs Dwindle to Two in FTSE 100 as Carroll Departs Anglo [UK]

Author: Corinne Gretler & Simon Clark, Bloomberg

The FTSE 100 Index’s most exclusive club just got smaller. The departures of Anglo American...Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Carroll and Pearson...CEO Marjorie Scardino leave Burberry Group...’s Angela Ahrendts and Alison Cooper of Imperial Tobacco...

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