Human Rights/Labor Rights
China Only Fulfils 5% of Sino-U.S. Energy Trade Deal in First Half of 2020   
August 04, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - China bought only 5% of the targeted $25.3 billion in energy products from the United States in the first half of 2020, falling well short of its trade deal commitments at a time when relations between the two top economies are...
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Argentina clinches deal with creditors to restructure $65 billion debt, bonds rise   
August 04, 2020
Source: CNBC - Talks as recently as June had hit an impasse when Buenos Aires said it could not "responsibly commit" to the terms offered by creditors.
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What to watch: Boost for Direct Line, Pizza Express closures, BP halves dividend   
August 04, 2020
Source: MSN - Here are the top business, market, and economic stories you should be watching today in the UK, Europe, and abroad: Direct Line posts better-than-expected results Direct Line (DLG.L), the UK’s largest car insurer,
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares rise as U.S. manufacturing perks up   
August 04, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Asian shares rose on Tuesday after strong U.S. manufacturing data and gains in tech stocks helped investors look past broader worries about the coronavirus and global economy. By Stanley White and Chris Prentice TOKYO/WASHINGTON,
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India's HDFC Bank gets central bank nod on new chief   
August 04, 2020
Source: Reuters - India's central bank has approved the appointment of insider Sashidhar Jagdishan as chief executive officer of HDFC Bank Ltd , the country's top private-sector lender said on Tuesday.
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You Decide Who You Are Helps People Everywhere Embrace Themselves with Limited, Sustainable Apparel   
August 04, 2020
Source: Digital Journal - Come as you are, as you want to be,” said the founders at You Decide Who You Are (YDWYA). YDWYA creates limited edition apparel including t-shirts, hoodies, and accessories including smartphone cases,
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Grab expands finance business with consumer loans services, wealth management   
August 04, 2020
Source: MSN - Grab, Southeast Asia's biggest ridehailing firm, deepened its finance sector push on Tuesday by announcing that it will offer consumer loans services in Singapore and roll-out wealth management products in the fast-growing but...
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Ghana’s almost 2 million child labourers; the grim reality behind glamorous conventions   
August 04, 2020
Source: MyJoyOnline - Ghana, like many other progressive nations across the globe, may be a signatory to the International Labour Organization’s Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, adopted in 1999. But while current and successive leaders of...
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ConocoPhillips' Strategic Patience Will Pay Off   
August 03, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - This strategic patience will leave shareholders with greater cash flow in the end. Unlike smaller and more indebted peers, COP has the size and financial strength to implement this strategic patience,
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Dow, S&P 500 set to kick off August trade higher as tech stocks resume rally, but stalled coronavirus stimulus talks in focus   
August 03, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - U.S. stock-index futures on Monday trade modestly higher after wavering in early action in the first trading day in August, with wrangling in Washington
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