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29 September 2017

Global businesses can achieve social impact, better reputation & increase brand loyalty by including refugees, says report

Author: Cindy Huang et al., Center for Global Development (CGD)

"Global Business and Refugee Crises: A Framework for Sustainable Engagement," September 2017...

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11 April 2017

Equileap publishes ranking of over 3,000 firms on progress towards gender equality

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27 March 2017

Commentary: "I visited a Syrian refugee camp, & here’s what business leaders should know"

Author: John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, in Fortune (USA)

...While government leaders work towards a political solution, business leaders have a valuable role to play not only through charitable activities, but through real investments. Last September, I visited the Za’atari refugee camp in the north of...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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22 November 2016

UNICEF & UN Global Compact release guidance on how businesses can help uphold children's rights in humanitarian crises

Author: UNICEF & UN Global Compact

"Guidance on Children in Humanitarian Crises: What Business Can Do," 19 Nov 2016...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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31 August 2015

Columnist discusses approaches to socially responsible investment in conflict zones such as South Sudan

Author: Oliver Balch, The Guardian (UK)

"What can a South Sudan brewery teach us about business in conflict zones?"...

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26 October 2012

Female CEOs Dwindle to Two in FTSE 100 as Carroll Departs Anglo [UK]

Author: Corinne Gretler & Simon Clark, Bloomberg

The FTSE 100 Index’s most exclusive club just got smaller. The departures of Anglo American...Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Carroll and Pearson...CEO Marjorie Scardino leave Burberry Group...’s Angela Ahrendts and Alison Cooper of Imperial Tobacco...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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7 September 2011

Pepsi top of the pops, Coke canned in DJSI review

Author: Jess McCabe, Environmental Finance

Coca-Cola has been kicked off the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index...41 firms were added to the DJSI World and 23 deleted...Société Générale is among the largest additions...along with...Schneider Electric and...Medtronic... SAM...also named 19 ...

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