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Financial reporting by EU's biggest banks reveals tax avoidance, depriving poor countries of income, says Oxfam
Author: Rob Davies, the Guardian
"Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content", 20 Mar 2017...
Author: Shane Darcy, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
This article addresses tax avoidance by companies in the context of the emerging field of business and human rights. It describes the mechanics of corporate tax avoidance and the human costs of such practices. It then considers the extent to which tax...
HSBC tightens standards on lending to the palm oil industry following Greenpeace report on its links to environmental destruction in Indonesia
Author: Emiko Terazono and Martin Arnold, Financial Times
“HSBC tightens standards on lending to palm oil industry”, 20 Feb 2017...
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Indonesia: HSBC accused of supporting environmental destruction by financing companies linked to unsustainable palm oil; HSBC responds
Author: Ian Johnston, Independent (UK)
"World could enjoy utopian future with sustainable development, year-long study finds", 16 Jan 2017...
Author: Frances Perraudin, Guardian (UK)
"Finance companies aim to have women in third of top jobs", 12 Dec 2016...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
200 companies commit to science based emission reduction targets to align operations with Paris Agreement goals
Author: World Resources Institute Press Release
"RELEASE: 200 Companies Commit to Science Based Targets, Surpassing Expectations for Corporate Climate Action", 16 Nov 2016...