Business Matters

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Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.

On the show today: Hurricane Florence approaches the US East Coast, as officials warn of the deadly toll it could take. Meanwhile millions are bracing for Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines. We will hear from Rachel Lewis Hilburn from WHQR Radio in Wilmington, North Carolina, as well as the BBC’s own Howard Johnson in the Philippines. The Reverend David Schilling is a senior programme director with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a group of religious shareholder activists. He joins to explain how they managed to force Ruger & Co, one of America's biggest gun manufacturers, to compile their ...


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