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Ecuador: Companies release joint statement in support of threatened labour rights defender Jorge Acosta
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ICA expects all our suppliers to act in a responsible way and work in line with the requirements stipulated in our contracts. In these we point to the need for suppliers , that have business in countries like Ecuador, to conduct business in responsible...
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Author: Mahalia Dobson & Rhiannon Tuffield, ABC
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Author: 12 civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team
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