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25 November 2019

Business statement calls on governments to promote refugee inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Ben & Jerry's, Virgin, IRC, The B Team & 15 others

"Securing SDG progress and inclusion for refugees", November 2019...

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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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