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29 August 2014

Israel Equal Employment Opportunity Commission survey finds two-thirds of transgender people report job discrimination

Author: Hila Weissberg, Haaretz (Israel)

"Homophobia in the workplace? Fear of transgender people is even worse", 29 August 2014 ...

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28 August 2014

Director of UN Global Compact analyses progress of responsible business movement

Author: Georg Kell, Director, UN Global Compact, on IPS News

"Building a Sustainable Future – The Compact Between Business and Society", 27 August 2014...

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28 August 2014

L'Oreal becomes first US company awarded Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) certification

Author: Kirsten Salyer, Bloomberg (USA)

"L'Oreal Adds a Feminist Label", 27 Aug 2014...

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28 August 2014

Researchers question the value of certifications & say consumers' self-reported beliefs about ethical buying habits are unreliable

Author: Joe Pinsker, Atlantic (USA)

"A Fair-Trade-Like Certification for Gender Equality: Consumers say they want to shop ethically, but how many of them actually do?", 26 Aug 2014...

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21 August 2014

UK: Liverpool hairdresser bans women from Barber salon

Author: BBC

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19 August 2014

Lawyer analyses how UK companies can manage diversity policies internationally

Author: Katie Williams, Pinsent Masons LLP

“How can multinational companies implement global diversity policies consistently?”, 14 Aug 2014 ...

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12 August 2014

UK: DP World looks to promote diversity by encouraging women to apply for port jobs

Author: Andy Sambridge, Arabian Business (UAE)

"Dubai's DP World targets women for UK port jobs", 9 August 2014 ...

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12 August 2014

UK: Fawcett Society research exposes discrimination facing new mothers on their return to workplace

Author: Emily Dugan, Independent (UK)

"New mothers facing 'maternity discrimination' on their return to the workplace", 10 Aug 2014....

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9 August 2014

Japan: Mitsubishi Motors aims at trebling female managers

Author: Tokyo Shimbun

[English summary of Japanese article, provided by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre] In an interview with the daily broadsheet Tokyo Shimbun, the CEO of Mistubishi Motors states that the company aims at trebling female managers. There are...

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9 August 2014

Japan: Mitsubishi Motors aims at trebling female managers

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