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6 May 2019

Australia: Supermarkets Coles & Woolworths pressured over alleged exploitation in labour supply chains

Author: Mahalia Dobson & Rhiannon Tuffield, ABC

"Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers", 3 May 2019...

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6 May 2019

Civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team urge US Congress to support legislation to curb use of anonymous companies

Author: 12 civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team

"US government action on anonymous companies is crucial in global effort to fight corruption," 30 April 2019...

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1 May 2019

USA: Businesses urge Tennessee lawmakers not to pass legislation that could allow discrimination against LGBTQ people

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25 March 2019

El Salvador: Garment workers owed $2.3 million severance pay after sudden closure of Global Brands Group major supplier; Global Brands Group did not respond

In November 2018, Hong Kong-based labour groups issued a joint letter to Global Brands Group requesting it take responsibility to ensure full payment of severance for 824 garment workers employed by Global Brands Group major supplier L.D El Salvador, ...

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20 March 2019

Global Brands Group did not respond

Author: Global Brands Group

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18 March 2019

Canadian govt. releases guidance for private sector support for human rights defenders & civic freedoms

Author: Global Affairs Canada

"CSR Snapshot #7 – Private Sector Support for Human Rights Defenders: A Primer for Canadian Businesses", 04 Mar 2019...

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15 March 2019

B Team leaders, incl. CEOs of Kering, Unilever & Virgin, support youth climate strike

Author: The B Team (USA)

Today students all over the world are taking part in #YouthStrike4Climate demanding climate action for their futures. You all have my full support. Thank you for the bravery & passion you show. #FridaysForFuture #GlobalStrike4Climate pic.twitter...

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15 March 2019

Young people stage global climate strike in 125 countries against climate inaction as CEOs voice their support

Young people rallied on 15 March to press politicians to act on climate change - the global climate strike took place in over 2000 locations in 125 countries on all continents, including Antarctica. Their message is that "last year’s UN Intergovernmen...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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16 January 2019

Businesses cannot thrive without civic freedoms & accountable governance

Author: Bennet Freeman, Mauricio Lazala & Michael Ineichen in World Economic Forum's Agenda

"Why businesses are nothing without strong human rights", 16 Jan 2019...

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