Human Rights/Labor Rights
GM Strike Costs Company $100 Million A Day In Lost Production   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: International Business Times - General Motors Company (GM) might only suffer "nominal" damage from the ongoing strike by 50,000 of its employees if the collective action doesn’t head into next week. This despite the strike costing GM more than $100...
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Boeing's 737 Max And 777X Airliners Continue To Face Major Hurdles   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: International Business Times - Boeing (NYSE:BA) has been dealing with the fallout from two major accidents involving its 737 Max jetliners. While the company has stated that it hopes to see its new-model 737s return to service in the fourth quarter of 2019,...
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Holdouts vow to challenge Purdue Pharma settlement   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Hill - Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy filing, the centerpiece of a settlement intended to shield the company and its owners from more than 2,500 lawsuits by cities and states over its role in the opioid ...
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Diageo Shakes Up The Newborn Portfolio   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - Newborn Portfolio update; taking some advice from the wise seeking alpha readers and contributors. To celebrate my husband’s birthday, we went out to dinner for the first time since the baby was ...
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Oil declines as market assesses attacks on Saudi facilities   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices declined on Tuesday, although the market remains on tenterhooks over the threat of a military response to attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities that halved the kingdom’s output...
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Saudis Face Lengthy Oil Halt With Few Options to Replace Losses   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Bloomberg - The oil market is facing a prolonged disruption to Saudi Arabia’s oil production with few options for replacing such huge output losses. The weekend attacks on the kingdom eliminated about 5% of global oil supply,...
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Gold steady as markets await Fed clues on rate outlook   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - (Reuters) - Gold prices were little changed on Tuesday as traders largely remained on the sidelines, awaiting a widely expected cut to interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve this week and a ...
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Singapore real estate fund manager ARA eyes listing in 2-3 years   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Warburg Pincus-backed ARA Asset Management Ltd, one of the largest Asian real estate fund managers, is exploring a dual stock market listing, including one in Singapore, in the next two to three years, group...
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Use Stocks Or Pump More Oil To Tame Soaring Prices'   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: International Business Times - In the face of soaring crude prices, oil consuming and producing nations essentially have two options to help absorb the shock -- tapping emergency reserves or, in the last resort, pumping more oil. What are emergency oil...
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Energy Transfer to buy SemGroup in $5 billion deal   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Houston Chronicle - Dallas pipeline operator Energy Transfer plans to buy Tulsa, Oklahoma pipeline opeartor SemGroup in a $5 billion deal. The two companies confirmed the acquisition deal in a joint statement released on Monday morning. Under the...
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