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7 May 2019

Virgin CEO & 20 other executives sign onto initiative in support of LBGT+ rights; urge other businesses to follow suit

Author: Hugo Greenhalgh, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Billionaire Branson urges business to back LGBT+ rights", 2 May 2019...

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6 May 2019

Civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team urge US Congress to support legislation to curb use of anonymous companies

Author: 12 civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team

"US government action on anonymous companies is crucial in global effort to fight corruption," 30 April 2019...

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15 March 2019

B Team leaders, incl. CEOs of Kering, Unilever & Virgin, support youth climate strike

Author: The B Team (USA)

Today students all over the world are taking part in #YouthStrike4Climate demanding climate action for their futures. You all have my full support. Thank you for the bravery & passion you show. #FridaysForFuture #GlobalStrike4Climate pic.twitter...

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15 March 2019

Young people stage global climate strike in 125 countries against climate inaction as CEOs voice their support

Young people rallied on 15 March to press politicians to act on climate change - the global climate strike took place in over 2000 locations in 125 countries on all continents, including Antarctica. Their message is that "last year’s UN Intergovernmen...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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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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