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The Australian federal government will force 3,000 big companies to explain how they are stamping out modern slavery, a move welcomed by anti-slavery campaigners.
The nationwide outbreak of illnesses from eating romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli bacteria rose again, with 23 more cases reported in 13 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
President Donald Trump’s long-anticipated decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic will have a swift effect on some big companies.
Auto safety regulators are raising pressure on a dozen vehicle manufacturers that failed to meet a December deadline to replace millions of defective Takata airbag inflators that could explode in a crash.
A list of the top 100 individuals influencing the modern slavery agenda within businesses has been drawn up.
Apple, the largest publicly traded company in the world, joined a major collaboration last week that could change how it gets one of the key components that makes its ubiquitous gadgets look so sleek: aluminum.
There seems to be little about the scrappy energy company in central England that would appeal to Royal Dutch Shell, the button-down oil giant.
The U.K. government has asked business groups to map their supply chains to flag the areas of the economy most at risk if Brexit imposes additional trading costs on exporters, two people familiar with the matter said.
The chocolate industry needs to ask itself hard questions because a decade of efforts to improve the living standards of cocoa farmers have produced little effect, according to a new report.
Billions of dollars of deals signed by international companies with Iran are under threat after President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of a “rotten” nuclear deal with Tehran.
ZTE, one of China's leading technology companies, announced recently that it will end “major operating activities” after the U.S. government barred American firms from doing business with the telecom equipment maker.
A fire at a Chinese-owned auto parts plant in Michigan has cut off supply of key components and disrupted production of crucial Ford Motor Co. and Daimler AG models, with the U.S. automaker already saying it'll hurt profit in the second quarter.
The U.S.-China trade spat is cutting into the flow of soybeans, pork and other commodities from U.S. farms to one of the world’s biggest markets.
Hydrogen stored in Britain’s gas grid could be more effective for making use of excess renewable power than batteries.
Investors sure like the idea that Sears is looking beyond its struggling retail business to drum up new sources of revenue and places to sell products under its own brands.