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10 January 2019

Commentary: No one should be investing in Saudi Arabia unless there is real change

Author: Natasha Turak, CNBC

"Mark Mobius doesn’t think anyone should be investing in Saudi Arabia", 8 January 2019...

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26 November 2018

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....

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15 October 2018

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...

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21 February 2018

Tax Justice Network's response to the B-Team Responsible Tax Principles

Author: Alex Cobham, Tax Justice Network

"The B-Team: Lowering the bar for tax transparency?", 16 Feb 2018...

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6 February 2018

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,...

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20 November 2017

UK: Company reporting on gender pay gap must be followed by action, says charity

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...

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10 November 2017

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...

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30 October 2017
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Author: Guillermo Ximenis, La Vanguardia (España)

“La ONU llama a las empresas a liderar la defensa de los derechos LGBTI”, 30 de Octubre de 2017...

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17 February 2017

Virgin Group developing autism-friendly package holidays

Author: Katie Forster, Independent (UK)

"Richard Branson 'to introduce autism-friendly Virgin package holidays'", 16 Feb 2017...

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12 December 2016

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...

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