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Bloomberg: Saudi Charity’s U.S. Partners Soul-Searching After Khashoggi Murder

15 November 2018

"Public pressure is likely to build on companies to disengage with Saudi Arabia, particularly on “institutions and businesses that claim to uphold high standards of corporate ethics,” says Salil Tripathi, chair of Pen International’s Writers in Prison Committee and senior adviser at the Institute for Human Rights and Business, a London policy group. One model, he says, is the list of so-called Sullivan Principles that eventually guided corporate conduct toward apartheid-era South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s. “If profit-driven companies could do that, values-driven universities, museums, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs should do far more,” Tripathi says."

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