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12th Jun 2014
House Bill Calls for Corporate Disclosure of Human Trafficking Risks
by Robert Kropp. Investors issue statement in support of bill introduced this week that will require companies to disclose policies addressing human trafficking in their supply chains.SocialFunds.com -- Last month, the US House of...
28th May 2014
Exxon CEO says Russia sanctions aren’t affecting business
By David KoenigThe Associated PressDALLAS — U.S. sanctions against Russian officials are having no effect on Exxon Mobil’s operations in that country, CEO Rex Tillerson said Wednesday after the company’s annual shareholders meeting.Sanctions...
28th May 2014
Exxon CEO takes on shareholders who want emissions cut
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson pushed back against criticism Wednesday that the company was not doing enough to reduce emissions and combat climate change.He questioned climate modeling that suggests that reducing carbon dioxide emissions would curb...
22nd May 2014
US House Passes Human Trafficking Bills
20th May 2014
J.P. Morgan's Dimon Aims to Stay Put
14th May 2014
Activist investors push objectives at ConocoPhillips meeting
HOUSTON – Surrounded by well-heeled investors in a packed Omni Hotel conference room on Tuesday, Jimmy Dunne took his turn at the microphone and held up a folded newspaper article from The New York Times.He said it was about how shareholders get one...
12th May 2014
Rana Plaza Companies 'not doing enough'
10th May 2014
US groups urge sanctions on Thailand
WASHINGTON - Thailand should be liable to potential US sanctions for failing to crack down on trafficking in migrant workers, a group of human rights and labour organisations said on Friday. In a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry, 19...
9th May 2014
To fight global warming, Stanford should have kept its coal
7th May 2014
U.S. Religious Progressivism “Way of the Future”
WASHINGTON, May 2 2014 (IPS) - The future of religion in U.S. politics lies not with conservatives but rather with religious progressives, social scientists here are suggesting, with a faith-based movement potentially able to provide momentum to a...