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17 October 2017

Global survey reveals latest trends by top companies on corporate responsibility and sustainability reporting

A global survey by KPMG reveals the latest trends in reporting by top companies on corporate responsibility and sustainability issues, including climate change and human rights. The survey shows that reporting is growing in some geographical areas ...

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16 October 2017

EU: Roadmap of 10 areas for action to ensure private sector contributes to UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

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13 October 2017

Tax reform & fight against corporate tax avoidance should take place at the UN to include all countries, say experts

Author: José Antonio Ocampo, Columbia University & Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, former UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, on Guardian (UK)

"Tax avoidance by corporations is out of control. The United Nations must step in", 30 Sep 2017...

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12 October 2017

Joint letter to European Commission calls for an EU action plan on Responsible Business Conduct

Author: Lilianne Ploumen, Ulla Tørnæs, Brian Mikkelsen, Ann Linde

"Joint letter from the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, France and Denmark to Frans Timmermans about the missing EU Action Plan on RBC", September 2017...

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10 October 2017

NZ: Businesses recognise their role in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Anuja Nadkarni, Stuff (NZ)

"Poverty amid prosperity, what businesses are doing to help", 8 October 2017...

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6 October 2017

Kenya: Safaricom says it has improved gender equality at workplace but gaps remain in employing minorities & persons with disabilities

Author: Safaricom (Kenya)

"Leaving No One Behind: Safaricom Sustainability Report 2017...

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3 October 2017

Chile: Full text of Natl. Action Plan on business & human rights released

Author: Govt. of Chile

“National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights Chile”...

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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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28 September 2017

Nestlé’s initiative to help 10 million young people access economic opportunities in line with UN SDGs

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27 September 2017

Integrating human rights into Paris Rule Book essential for effective implementation of Agreement, says new report

Author: Sébastien Duyck & Erika Lennon (Center for International Environmental Law), Lakpa Nuri Sherpa (Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact), Tonya Rawe (CARE), Anabella Rosemberg (International Trade Union Confederation), Kathrin Wessendorf & Lærke Marie Lund Petersen (International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs), Monica Camacho (Rainforest Foundation Norway) & Juliana Vélez Uribe (WEDO)

"Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights," 27 September 2017...

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