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Google, Microsoft & Trip Advisor fund Refugee.Info product, providing accurate information to refugees crossing Europe
“Google And Trip Advisor Partner With International Rescue Committee To Help Refugees”, 17 May 2017...
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Author: Michel Van de Bel, Microsoft EMEA
"World Refugee Day: many small things make a big difference", 20 Jun 2017...
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Author: IANS, Business Standard
"Climate change: Apple shows Trump the way, issues $1 bn 'green' bond", 14 Jun 2017...
CIVICUS 2017 State of Civil Society Report explores relationship between civil society & private sector
Author: CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation
"2017 State of Civil Society Report: Civil Society and the Private Sector"...
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Author: Danielle Harrison, BSR on We Mean Business
Renewable energy is now one of the primary ways companies are making progress to meet their business and climate goals and decrease their dependency on fossil fuels. The RE100 campaign - led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP - which...
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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: Claus Hulverscheidt, Süddeutsche
"Wie die US-Wirtschaftsbosse für den Klimaschutz kämpfen", 2 Juni 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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