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Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist
On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was murdered by Saudi agents in the consultate. Khashoggi's case prompted a...
Author: Sara Weinstein & Sarah Gwilliam, Civic Nation in Forbes (USA)
"More Businesses Are Encouraging Voting. Here's How You Can, Too.", 26 Sep 2018...
Author: Alison DaSilva, TriplePundit
Americans are looking to businesses to take the lead and address issues outside their transactional footprint – and they are willing to buy and boycott based on those corporate values. Now, in the wake of the tragic Parkland school shooting, gun...
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USA: 76 companies ask Supreme Court clarity on whether law banning sex discrimination at work protects LGBT employees
Author: Daniel Wiessner, Reuters
"Microsoft, Apple among companies urging U.S. Supreme Court to weigh gay workers' rights", 11 Oct 2017...
USA: In lawsuit, 50 companies argue for legal protections against sexual orientation discrimination - make business case
Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)
50 Companies Tell Court Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Bad For Business, 26 June 2017...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
In two southern US states, companies have contributed to blocking one bill that would have explicitly permitted discrimination against LGBT people (in Georgia), and are protesting another new law that has been passed prohibiting local (city) anti...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers
USA: 379 businesses & organizations submit statement to US Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage