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6 December 2017

Limits of CEO activism: is there a responsibility to speak out?

Author: James Heskett, Harvard Business School (USA)

"Summing Up: What Are the Limits of CEO Activism?" 6 Sept 2017...

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27 November 2017
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Author: Observatoire des Multinationales et Le Monde (France)

« Diabète : la santé publique coincée entre les lobbys du sucre et de la pharmacie », 22 novembre 2017...

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2 October 2017

The US Chamber of Commerce might not be what you think

Author: Corynne Cirille, Racked

As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber...spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016... Over the years, intense public pressure forced many corporations to take a public stance on issues like climate change, equal pay, and...

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18 August 2017
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18 August 2017

Op-Ed: Courageous Leader Triggers a Moral Revolt of CEOs Against Trump

Author: Bill George, Harvard Business School (USA)

"Op-Ed: Courageous Leader Triggers a Moral Revolt of CEOs Against Trump" 18 August 2017...

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17 August 2017

Inside the C.E.O. Rebellion Against Trump’s Advisory Councils

Author: David Gelles, Landon Thomas Jr., Andrew Ross Sorkin & Kate Kellyaug, NY Times (USA)

On Tuesday, Indra Nooyi, the chief executive of PepsiCo, joined a call with other prominent corporate chieftains who...had agreed to advise...Trump. A rebellion was brewing. Along with other business leaders, [she]...watched with bafflement over the...

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17 August 2017
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15 August 2017
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15 August 2017

Merck, Intel, Under Armour, Alliance for American Manufacturing & AFL-CIO resign from manufacturing council following President Trump's response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville

Five members of the American Manufacturing Council resigned following President Trump's failure to quickly condemn racism and violence by white supremacists at a rally in Charlottesville. The rally was organised to protest the planned removal of a...

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9 July 2017

UK drugs groups seek court block on NHS price limits

Author: Sarah Neville, Financial Times (UK)

The UK drugs industry is going to court in an attempt to stop the country’s taxpayer-funded National Health Service from imposing new limits on the price it will pay for medicines. The action follows a government crackdown in April that limits funding...

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