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The Agency RepRisk has released a study on the tax optimisation of several multinational corporations. Tax optimisation while not considered illegal, has been deemed unethical due… Read More »Apple, Google, Starbucks und Co.: New Reprisk report shows tax evasion
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After an undercover investigation, the American NGO China Labor Watch (CLW) and Green America, discovered Chinese IT component supplier Catcher Technology was in violation of… Read More »Allegations against Apple supplier: Catcher Technology
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