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21 March 2017

USA: UPS, Nestlé & Microsoft among govt. contractors questioned on human rights due diligence following involvement in travel ban restrictions

Author: NomoGaia (USA)

“Companies are Helping the US Government Keep Travelers Out: Is it Rights-Respectful?”, 17 Mar 2017...

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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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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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26 April 2015

How Tech Firms Are Helping People In The Nepal Earthquake Zone

Author: Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, NPR

As the nation struggles to deal with the devastation of a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that has left more than 4,000 people dead, information about survivors, those still in danger and what resources are needed is in high demand. Tech and telecom...

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31 January 2014

CEOs take Obama pledge to end bias against long-term unemployed [USA]

Author: Roger Runningen & Mike Dorning, Bloomberg News

President Barack Obama is meeting today with chief executives from Bank of America…to EBay…to ask for help in reducing job discrimination against the long-term unemployed. The White House released a list of 23 corporate or small business leaders...

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9 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...

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16 August 2012

Taking Conflict Out of Consumer Gadgets: Company Rankings on Conflict Minerals 2012

Author: Sasha Lezhnev & Alexandra Hellmuth, Enough Project

Leading electronics companies are making progress in eliminating conflict minerals from their supply chains, but still cannot label their products as being conflict free...Intel, Motorola..., HP, and Apple...have developed conflict minerals programs.....

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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26 October 2011

Chinese Tech Giant Aids Iran

Author: Steve Stecklow, Farnaz Fassihi & Loretta Chao, Wall Street Journal [USA]

During 2009's demonstrations…Huawei carried out government orders on behalf of its client, MTN Irancell…to suspend text messaging and block the Internet phone service…In…2009, Siemens disclosed that its joint venture with Nokia, NSN, had provided Iran...

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13 October 2011

New Public-Private Alliance Will Launch a Conflict-Free Certification for Congolese Minerals

Author: Raz Godelnik, co-founder and CEO of Eco-Libris in TriplePundit

Next month, the government is launching a new Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade (PPA), creating a ‘conflict free’ certification program for electronics companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo...The aim of the PPA is not just...

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