Corporate social responsibility rating agency Vigeo Eiris has issued a positive alert and upgraded three American companies for their decision to take legal action against US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning people from seven countries from entering the United States.
Vigeo Eiris has upgraded the scores of Amazon, Expedia and Microsoft in the human rights domain, saying that by supporting legal action filed by the state of Washington against the ban, Vigeo Eiris has been able to increase its level of assurance on the “willingness and capacity” of the three companies to “integrate within their strategies and managerial processes the prevention of human rights violations.”
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