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Coca-Cola's River Cleanup Work in Tanzania Shows Mixed Motives
Business  (tags: corporate, business, ethics, environment, news, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Coca-Cola is partnering with governments, NGOs, and other companies to improve access to water, occupying a gray area where genuine charity meets corporate profit.
The Companies Vying to Turn Asteroids Into Filling Stations
Offbeat  (tags: space, business, companies, fuel, asteroids, Bill, Congress, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Private companies want to mine asteroids for fuel, and build filling stations in space. A bill now in front of the US Congress would help by allowing them to own what they discover - but it might, if passed, meet stiff international opposition.
Support the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions Strike for Democracy! ACTION
Business  (tags: Hong Kong, The Swire Beverages (Coca-Cola) union, HKCTU, business, corporate, labor )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - iuf.org
The HKCTU has been the backbone of the democracy movement, before and following Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Their courageous action deserves the support of trade unions everywhere.
The GMO Labeling Conundrum
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, GMO labeling, lies, marketing, money, usa, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - activistpost.com
Those working within the biotechnology industry should reevaluate their allegiance to their corporate employers and consider the damage they may be doing to biotechnology in general by perpetuating its wholesale abuse at the hands of big-ag giants like Mo
Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, climate change, Harper, Canada, tar sands, oil sands, Alberta, energy, muzzling, world, business )

Michael
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada, praising the country's action on climate change.
Cancer, Patented ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, Myriad cancer gene patent, risks, business, consumers, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Myriad, a US biotech company, just faced off against an Australian woman with breast cancer and won.
William McDonough & Michael Braungart: "Cradle to Cradle", Making How We Make Things Better   video
Business  (tags: green business, indoor environment, business, energy, environment, ethics, GoodNews, greenbuilding, money, SustainableDevelopment )

Betsy
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
"Cradle to Cradle" an ecological movement, an industrial production concept, a successful business brand name. Cradle to Cradle addresses scarcity with abundance, keeps products in usability cycles, views "wastes" as "nutrients"...and more.
Is Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use Beneficial to the Society?
Offbeat  (tags: culture, business, crime, goodnews, off-beat, society )

Tonya
- 6 days ago - inquisitr.com
America is gradually taking a softer -- or, at least, less harsh -- stance against recreational use of marijuana, or cannabis. Some of the largest cities have begun to either completely legalize smoking weed or reduce the penalty for consuming it.
America's Dark Economic Secret: How a Giant Gimmick Has Wages and Jobs Hanging By a Thread
Business  (tags: inversion, economy, Business, Google, General Electric, Barack Obama, Treasury Department, Taxes, Real estate, stocks, profits, CEOs, Congress, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 6 days ago - salon.com
Welcome to the "gimmick economy" -- where it's not about good products or labor, but something far more scary
Procter and Gamble Exit Pet Food Industry
Offbeat  (tags: Procter and game, spectrum holdings, mars, pet food, Iams, Europe, business )

Scooby
- 7 days ago - uk.mobile.reuters.com
The company, which had been under pressure from investors to exit the pet food category, sold 80 percent of its global pet food business, including the Iams and Eukanuba brands, to privately held confectioner Mars Inc for $2.9 billion in April.
Coca-Cola Is Not the Solution to Hunger in Africa
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, greed, agriculture, world, politics, society, investors, finance, government, ethics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
Backed by £600 million of British aid under the guise of 'food security' and 'nutrition', a vast give-away of Africa's land is under way that will condemn small farmers to landlessness and povert
Obama Hits at Companies Moving Overseas to Avoid Taxes
Business  (tags: Obama administration, taxes, business, corporate, government, ethics, economy, money, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Obama administration took action Monday to discourage corporations from moving their headquarters abroad to avoid U.S. taxes, announcing new rules designed to make such transactions significantly less profitable.
Mongolia's Poorest Turn Garbage Into Gold
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, humans, business, world, society, goodnews, energy, ecosystems )

Cal
- 8 days ago - ipsnews.net
Products made from collected garbage provide a new source of livelihood for many in the "gur districts" (urban outskirts) of Mongolia's capital city, Ulaanbaatar.
Let's Be Perfectly Clear
Green Lifestyle  (tags: consumers, business, dishonesty, plastic products, eco-friendly, protection, health, greenproducts )

Cal
- 9 days ago - onearth.org
A new scorecard tells us about the toxic chemical footprints of everyday plastics. But the game between industry and consumers is still rigged.
 

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