Human Rights/Labor Rights
Scooter start-up promised to serve a whole city. Then it cut out two poor areas   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Los Angeles Times - Like 11 other dockless e-scooter companies, Scoot Networks was eager to obtain a coveted permit to do business in San Francisco. In its application, the start-up promised it would “serve more of San Francisco than other...
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Wall Street slips as Huawei report adds to trade concerns   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday after rebounding strongly a day earlier, as investors grappled with fresh trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and a surprise contraction in Britain’s economy. Shares of...
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Oil rises 2% as recession fears recede   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! News - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Crude oil prices rose more than 2% on Friday, recovering from two days of declines after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease concerns about a recession in ...
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Cheniere Energy extends contract for CEO Jack Fusco   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Houston Chronicle - Houston liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy has extended its contract for CEO Jack Fusco. Houston liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy has extended its contract for CEO Jack Fusco. Caption Close Houston...
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Gold slips as equities gain, but set for 3rd weekly rise   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Nasdaq - Aug 16 (Reuters) - Gold fell 1% on Friday as investors locked in profits after a strong run and equities recovered slightly, but worries about a global recession and lack of clarity on the U.S.-China trade war kept bullion on...
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Intuit and M&T Bank Are Expected to Raise Their Dividends Next Week   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about China tariffs   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s decision to slap 10% tariffs on imported surfboards convinced surf executive Sue Bowers to move factory jobs out of China - but not back to the United States, which was one...
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History of Nike: Timeline and Facts   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Fair Labor Association
Source: TheStreet.com - This was followed by Nike's creation of the Fair Labor Association in 1999, and audit of roughly 600 factories between 2002-2004, and the public disclosure of all of its factory locations in 2005. While reports of abuse at the...
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Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - SEOUL (Reuters) - Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul’s foreign ministry said on Friday. Foreign...
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Thailand plans $10 billion stimulus to support economy   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! News - BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is planning a stimulus package worth $10 billion that will include support for farmers and tourism, its finance minister said on Friday, in a move to shore up a ...
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