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Hundreds of companies pause advertising on Facebook as part of civil society campaign to stop spread of hate & discrimination on the platform
On June 17, 2020 the Stop Hate for Profit campaign asked companies to act against hate and disinformation being spread by Facebook by temporarily pausing advertising on Facebook and Instagram. The campaign includes ADL, Color of Change, Common Sense,...
USA: Facebook CEO agrees to meet with organizers of massive Facebook advertising boycott over hate-speech, supported by multinationals
Author: Sheila Dang & Katie Paul (Reuters) in Business Insider
"Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with the civil rights groups that sparked a massive Facebook advertising boycott", 01 Jul 2020...
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Companies step up to address global shortages of medical equipment and supplies in response to COVID-19
Author: Marguerite Ward, Business Insider (USA)
Tesla, Apple, and Ford are stepping up to address global shortages of ventilators, hand sanitizer, face masks, and gowns. Here's a running list of companies helping out, 27 March 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Government & business response
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Author: Expansión (México)
“Ford y GM dejan atrás la producción de autos para fabricar ventiladores”, 30 de marzo de 2020...
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Jaguar Land Rover follows other major European & US car-makers, suspending UK operations amid COVID-19 concerns
Author: Financial Times
"Jaguar Land Rover to suspend operations at all UK plants", 19 March 2020...
Author: World Benchmarking Alliance
The Automotive Benchmark measures and ranks the world’s leading auto manufacturers. Will they meet the below 2°C warming limit goal set by the Paris Agreement? Are they doing what’s necessary to move to a low carbon economy?...
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- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation Responsible public policy
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Author: NBC News
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