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20 August 2019

Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders

On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...

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19 March 2019

USA: African-American employees sue UPS for allowing racial discrimination at work

Author: Mallory Simon & Sara Sidner, CNN

"Black workers in Ohio accuse UPS of allowing hate at work," 13 March 2019...

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4 March 2019

Germany: Labour minister to introduce new law combatting poor working conditions in parcel delivery sector

Author: Deutsche Welle

'German labor minister tackles working conditions in parcel delivery sector', 2 March 2019...

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14 December 2018

USA: 'Just 100' ranks best corporate actors based on criteria including fair pay for workers & environmental impact

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20 September 2018

USA: Amazon drivers allege lack of overtime pay, missing wages & intimidation; inc. company statement

Author: Hayley Peterson, Business Insider

"Missing wages, grueling shifts, and bottles of urine: the disturbing accounts of Amazon delivery drivers may reveal the true cost of 'free' shipping," 11 Sept 2018...

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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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22 November 2016

UNICEF & UN Global Compact release guidance on how businesses can help uphold children's rights in humanitarian crises

Author: UNICEF & UN Global Compact

"Guidance on Children in Humanitarian Crises: What Business Can Do," 19 Nov 2016...

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19 July 2016

USA: President challenges companies to address global refugee crisis

Author: The White House

"FACT SHEET: White House Launches a Call to Action for Private Sector Engagement on the Global Refugee Crisis," 30 Jun 2016...

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28 June 2016

Collection of company initiatives addressing children's rights in humanitarian crises beyond philanthropy

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On this page, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has compiled examples of positive company initiatives, that go beyond philanthropy, to address children's rights in humanitarian crisis. This information has been gathered out of publicly...

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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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