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16 June 2020

USA: Landmark Supreme Court decision rules that employers cannot discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers

On 15 July 2020, the US Supreme ruled that employers who terminate workers' employment on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity are in breach of civil rights laws. The case centred on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which b...

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3 June 2020

UK: Almost 200 CEOs sign letter to Boris Johnson, calling on govt. to deliver a green recovery plan in the wake of COVID-19

Author: Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian

“Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan”, 1 June 2020...

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3 June 2020
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18 May 2020
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Author: Andreas Ronken, Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG

Unser Bestreben ist Wirtschaften im Einklang mit Mensch und Natur. Von beiden hängen wir ab: den natürlichen Rohstoffen, die bei jeder Tafel Ritter Sport buchstäblich aus der ganzen Welt kommen wie den Menschen, die diese Rohstoffe anbauen. Hinzu kommt...

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4 May 2020

Philippines: Del Monte, Dole, and IFC commit to protect HRDs by reviewing policies and practices in supply chain

Author: Global Witness

"Six Months On: Defending the Philippines," 04 May 2020...

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21 March 2020

Indonesia: Technology companies launch information campaigns to educate customers about COVID-19

Author: The Jakarta Post

"Companies launch campaigns to educate customers about COVID-19", 18 March 2020...

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21 March 2020

Philippines: Business groups urge Congress to spend more & help vulnerable communities as COVID-19 has left millions jobless

Author: Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer

"Business groups urge gov't action to avert 'social tensions'", 21 March 2020...

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18 March 2020

80 investors worth over $200 billion release statement of support for the BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights & group of 80 investors

“Investors with over US$200b support BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark”, 17 March 2020...

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16 March 2020

USA: Companies release a signed letter calling on legislators to abandon anti-LGBTQ legislation

Author: Freedom for All Americans

"Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation", 11 March 2020...

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28 February 2020

Australia: Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions & become carbon-neutral by 2050

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Rio Tinto pledges $1.5 billion to be 'carbon neutral' by 2050", 26 February 2020...

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