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1 June 2012

How Can Corporations Support Same-Sex Marriage? [USA]

Author: DiversityInc [USA]

In the civil-rights battle for marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples, several companies have taken activist roles. Most notably: Eli Lilly and Company, Cummins and WellPoint...have actively battled the Defense of Marriage Act in Indiana.....

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21 April 2014

Pacific Gas & Electric pleads not guilty to 12 criminal counts in fatal California pipe blast [USA]

Author: Garance Burke, Associated Press

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. [PG&E] pleaded not guilty…to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion…[Prosecutors requested] to increase the maximum fine PG&E could face to...

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17 March 2015

Full Report: Ten Reasons to Defend the Corporation Tax

Author: Tax Justice Network

The corporate income tax is one of the most precious of all taxes. Yet it is under attack...As this document explains, it holds your country's whole tax system together. It is one of the best ways to tax capital, and it can powerfully curb.....

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19 April 2015

Taiwan: Former RCA employees to receive US$18 million compensation for "worst ever work-related health incident" after winning decade-long legal battle

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3 August 2015

A Climate Plan Businesses Can Like

Author: Jody Freeman & Kate Konschnik, New York Times (USA)

With the release of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, a flood of legal challenges will begin. Already, opponents have denounced the new rule limiting carbon pollution as unconstitutional. Behind the rattling sabers, however…[m]any big players in the...

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19 October 2015

USA: Obama meets with CEOs to gather business support on climate change

Author: Justin Sink, Bloomberg

"Obama Huddling With CEOs to Shore Up Support on Climate", 16 Oct 2015...

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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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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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12 December 2015

Ceres statement

Author: Peyton Fleming, Ceres

"Ceres and its Business Partners Applaud Historic International Climate Agreement in Paris"...

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22 April 2016

USA: 110 Companies sign statement supporting Paris Climate Agreement

Author: Sara Sciammacco, Ceres

"100+ Companies Salute the Signing of the Paris Agreement and Call For Swift Action On Clean Power Plan", 20 Apr 2016...

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