Press Release: Oil transparency must underpin negotiations over Libya’s future

—from BankTrack member Global Witness— London, 31st August, Transparency of Libya’s oil wealth must be a key priority of Thursday’s negotiations over the country’s future, said Global Witness today. The meeting, which is to be co-chaired by UK Prime Minister David Cameron and France’s President, Nicholas Sarkozy, could mark a …

Statement on NLRB Decision to Restore Fair Voluntary Recognition Process

Washington, DC — Today, American Rights at Work Executive Director Kimberly Freeman Brown issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision in Lamons Gasket Co, which overturns the rules for voluntary recognition established in Dana Corp. (2007). By doing away with a ban on decertification or election petitions …

Babcock Foundation Report on CDFI Growth and Sustainability

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation in Winston-Salem, NC, recently commissioned and published Community Development Financial Institutions: A Study on Growth and Sustainability, featuring input from the leaders of more than a dozen local, regional and national CDFIs working in the Southeast.   The report considers the Aspen Institute’s formative study on sustainability …