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USA: 15 tech cos. speak up on transgender rights, urge governor of Texas not to pass "discriminatory" legislation
Author: Tom Regan, Engadget
"Apple, Facebook and Google condemn Texas transgender bill", 29 May 2017...
Author: Daniel Victor, The New York Times (USA)
Soon after President Trump announced that the United States would back out of the Paris climate accord, several large companies based in the United States that had supported the international pact said they were disappointed by the decision and would...
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Author: Katie Allen, The Guardian (UK)
Companies in Britain's growing gig economy are forcing workers into bogus self-employment and free-riding on the welfare state, an influential committee of MPs has said. In a damning assessment of modern employment practices, the parliamentary work...
Author: Jon Miller & Lucy Parker in Brunswick Review: spotlight on business & society, Brunswick Group (UK)
"Terms of the social contract", Apr 2017...
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China: Executives say complaining may have led to China's relenting on tougher internet security rules
Author: Sui-Lee Wee, New York Times (USA)
"As Zeal for China Dims, Global Companies Complain More Boldly", 19 Apr 2017...
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Firms reaffirming commitments to climate action criticised over controversial environmental policies
Author: Emily Atkin, New Republic
"The corporations defying Trump on climate change are not your heroes", 3 Apr 2017...
Major US companies stick with climate pledges while Chamber of Commerce supports Trump's move to weaken regulations
Author: Christopher Flavelle, Industry Week (USA)
"America's largest manufacturing companies stick with climate pledge after Trump pivot", 30 Mar 2017...
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Author: Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit
"Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar", 3 Mar 2017...
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