Un Urges Businesses To Join Corporate Responsibility Pact Ahead Of Rio Forum

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UN URGES BUSINESSES TO JOIN CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY PACT AHEAD OF RIO FORUM New York, Feb 28 2012 7:05PM The world’s corporations are increasingly adopting a more sustainable course of doing business, a senior United Nations official said today, but voiced concern that participation was still lagging below expectations ahead of …

Tax Evasion: The Real Costs

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A publication from Demos’ Taxes Matter Week Tax evasion will cost the U.S. government $305 billion in 2010 and has cost $3 trillion over the past decade. It is a major contributor to budget deficits and the accumulation of national debt since 2001. Tax evasion also costs state treasuries billions …