Human Rights/Labor Rights
China's Geely starts online auto sales as virus epidemic keeps buyers at home   
February 21, 2020
Source: Reuters - BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese automaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has launched a service for customers to buy cars online and get them delivered directly to their homes, in a bid to drum up sales as the coronavirus outbreak prompts buyers...
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Buffalo attorneys lead NY criminal defense group   
February 21, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - Despite the distance, veterans of Western New York’s legal community will tell you there is a lot of camaraderie with attorneys in New York City. One of the sectors in which that’s evident is criminal defense....
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Eurozone economy picks up despite virus disruption   
February 21, 2020
Source: Houston Chronicle - LONDON (AP) — Business in the 19-country eurozone has picked up in February from a deep slump, particularly in Germany's big industrial sector, despite disruption from the new coronavirus, a report showed Friday. A survey...
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Recession odds haven't been this low in 15 months: Morning Brief   
February 21, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - On Thursday, we got two more strong pieces of economic data. Highlighting the proceedings was the latest activity reading from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, which registered its strongest ...
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Institutional Investors Indicate Better Days Are Ahead for General Electric   
February 21, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - After General Electric’s (NYSE:GE) wretched performance from 2016 through 2018, those who chose to invest in GE stock in 2019 probably made out pretty well. GE delivered a solid performance, gaining over 53% in value for...
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Fastest-Growing U.S. Export Over 15 Years' Here’s What 20,000% Growth Looks Like   
February 21, 2020
Source: Forbes - The value of U.S. oil exports has increased just under 20,000% over the last 15 years, by far the fastest-growing major U.S. export or import in that time period. As the above amination shows, it is but one of three fast-growing...
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'Entrepreneurship is a State of Mind': Sunil Shukla   
February 21, 2020
Source: Forbes India - Internationally, the EDII has helped in developing entrepreneurship by sharing resources and organising training programmes, earning praise from the World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, United Nations Industrial Development...
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Delta Air Lines, Aldi, HSBC lead way in Stop Slavery Award   
February 21, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - About 25 million people globally are estimated to be trapped in forced labour - from factories and farms to fishing boats - says the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO). Delta was also hailed for its...
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‘Patriarchal’: Women rights activists slam family resilience bill   
February 21, 2020
Source: The Jakarta Post - “[The article] is a deception because the bill’s spirit is to control families,” Mutiara said. “According to the International Labour Organization [ILO] convention, the spirit of true maternity rights is...
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Brazil's BNDES raises $5.2 billion selling Petrobras stake: sources   
February 20, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's development bank BNDES sold on Wednesday $5.2 billion in common shares it owned in state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA , two people with knowledge of the matter said. Petrobras...
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