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2 November 2017

Opportunities & challenges of business support for LGBTI community

Author: Charles Radcliffe, Office of the High Commissionner for Human Rights & Caroline Vagneron, GLOBE, World Bank Group

"How businesses can support LGBTI rights in countries that oppose them", 26 Sep 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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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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18 July 2017

Engage the Chain: an investor's guide on agricultural supply chain risk

Author: Ceres

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10 July 2017

Starbucks CEO's support for LGBTQ rights faces opposition from some Indonesian & Malaysian Muslim groups

Author: Reuters

"Muslim Groups in Malaysia, Indonesia Boycott Starbucks Over LGBTQ Support," 06 July 2017...

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29 June 2017
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Avec un premier Green Bond de 500 millions d'euros, la RATP met sa transition énergétique sur de bons rails », 27 juin 2017...

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28 June 2017

John Ruggie analyses power of multinational firms - aims to bridge gap between voluntary & binding approaches

Author: John Ruggie, Harvard University, Regulation & Governance (Australia)

"Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy", 27 June 2017...

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21 June 2017

Starbucks to hire 2,500 refugees in its European coffee shops despite backlash

Author: Sara Spary, BuzzFeed

"Starbucks Will Hire 2,500 Refugees To Work In Its European Coffee Shops Despite Backlash", 20 Jun 2017...

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1 May 2017

In India, a Vicks Commercial Sparks Debate and Tears Over Transgender Rights

Author: Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit

In a country as diverse as India, one would think that showcasing a human rights issue could land a company in a social media minefield. But Vicks scored praise for its touching story of a transgender mother and the child she raised as her own.....

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25 April 2017

Spirit of activism is never far away from world's most dynamic businesses, says Brunswick Group

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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