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Author: Natasha Turak, CNBC
"Mark Mobius doesn’t think anyone should be investing in Saudi Arabia", 8 January 2019...
Business leaders urge EU to ensure climate targets are aligned with just transition to net-zero emissions
Author: Sam Morgan, EURACTIV.com
Business leaders have urged the EU to scrap greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and increase climate ambition in time to stick to the Paris Agreement, in a letter seen by EURACTIV....
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: Alex Cobham, Tax Justice Network
"The B-Team: Lowering the bar for tax transparency?", 16 Feb 2018...
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B Team report highlights positive company actions to reach net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 & ensure a just transition
Author: The B Team
... The B Team companies working towards net-zero [emissions] are from a diverse set of industries... yet common challenges can be identified... [For example,] cleaning up an entire companies energy supply continues to be an immense challenge,...
Author: Sarah Gordon, Financial Times
By April next year, for the first time, all UK companies and public sector organisations employing 250 people or more must report the gap between what they pay their female and male staff... But complaints about the rigours of the reporting process...
Virgin accused of hypocrisy on modern slavery for planned hospitality projects in Saudi Arabia; company says investment an opportunity to engage govt. on human rights
Author: Anthony Harwood, The Guardian
Sir Richard Branson labelled a hypocrite over support for Saudi tourism scheme, 10 Nov 2017...
- Related companies: Virgin Group
Author: Katie Forster, Independent (UK)
"Richard Branson 'to introduce autism-friendly Virgin package holidays'", 16 Feb 2017...
Bill Gates & other entrepreneurs launch $1 billion venture to accelerate investments in clean energy
Author: James Murray, Business Green
"Bill Gates and billionaire allies launch $1bn 'breakthrough' clean tech investment venture," 12 Dec 2016...