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Unilever Cancels Contracts With IOI
Business  (tags: Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, IOI Group, Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, RSPO, suspension, Unilever, Greepeace, certified sustainable palm oil, certification, conservation, deforestation, forests, legislation, supply chains, haze, Air pollution )

Evelyn
- 51 days ago - eco-business.com
The consumer goods giant will stop buying palm oil from IOI after the Round Table (RSPO) suspended it , while Greenpeace slams IOI for refusing to reform even though its actions were contributing to the fire and haze crisis in the region.
Trans-Pacific Partnership 'Full of Empty Promises' for the Environment
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, trade deal, corporate interests, Asia, Australasia, US, empty promises, climate, environment, wildlife, fishing, trafficking, ISDS, fracking, LNG, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 110 days ago - byline.com
US Trade Representative has hailed the TPP as a 'historic opportunity to advance conservation and environmental protection across the Asia-Pacific', but it's been described as a 'ticking time-bomb' for climate policy.
2015 Will Be All About Iran, China and Russia
Business  (tags: economy, Asia, Russia, China, Iran, USA, sanctions, oil, energy, ruble, derivate war )

Angelika
- 505 days ago - opednews.com
Fasten your seat belts; 2015 will be a whirlwind pitting China, Russia and Iran against what I have described as the Empire of Chaos. The declaration of economic war by the US and EU on Russia was essentially a derivatives racket.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Rescue Five Abused Elephants From Yamuna River Bridge in Delhi - Sukanya Kadian
Business  (tags: Immediate rescue and rehabilitation, activists, world, violence, sadness, media, internet, dishonesty, health, government, asia, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, endangered, suffering, cruelty, healthcare, food, treatment, protection, prevention, medicine )

Kelly
- 688 days ago - change.org
Baby female elephant ownership and microchip are forged, male elephant badly abused with spiked thorn bits and heavy chains, iron ankush applied on all five elephants, to handle, where as both activities are prohibited, no proper shelter, treatment
Walmart, Costco Tied to Slave Labor in Shrimp Industry
Business  (tags: Asia, Employment, Europe, Human rights, Prices, Retail, Scandal, Trade, USA )

Ray
- 713 days ago - rt.com
The world's largest shrimp farmer gets fishmeal used to feed its crop from supplier that use slave labor, according to a new investigative report. It then sells its farm-raised shrimp to food retail giants, including Walmart and Costco in the US.
END HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN ASSAM
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, corruption, humanrights, humans, society, asia, ethics, media, news, abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, economy, government, labor, law, money, SustainableDevelopment, society, politics, investments, in )

Wendy
- 779 days ago - walkfree.org
Be really clear we are not accusing Tata Global Beverages of trafficking girls from Assam to be held in situations of modern slavery. We are, however, concerned that Tata Global Beverages is engaged in a labour scheme via Amalgamated Plantation...
NEWS ROUNDUP: RENEWABLES ON TOP IN 2013, KANSAS WIND BUILDS MOMENTUM, AND THE STATE OF THE UNION'S ENERGY AGENDA 28 January 2014
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, U.S.A., business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, marketing, money, sustainabledevel )

Ruth
- 837 days ago - aweablog.org
"It's Tuesday, and renewable energy took the lead once again in 2013, Kansas wind power is hugely popular, and SOTU: will Obama follow through on climate change and clean energy?"
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 838 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Commend Conservationist for Protecting Sun Bears
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, make way for palm oil plantations, endangered, environment, forests, nature, protection, wildlife, world, government, money, lies, dishonesty, corporate, asia, corruption, conflict, violence, killed, killing, suffer )

Kelly
- 864 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Sun bears, which are native to the forests of southeast Asia, are a vulnerable species that face a myriad of threats.
Video:This Man Wants You to Know the Truth About Fukushima
Business  (tags: energy, destruction, environment, radia-active, protection, nature, oceans, world, pollution, GoodNews, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, asia, ethics, conflict, dishonesty, cover-up, business )

JL
- 901 days ago - front.moveon.org
Harvey launched a campaign on MoveOn.org asking the United Nations and global community to step in, and within days he had the support of more than 115,000 people.
VICTORY VICTORY Indonesia's Airline Carrier Bans Shark Fins
Business  (tags: shark fins!, ethics, GoodNews, environment, dishonesty, business, world, money, news, treatment, safety, prevention, society, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, government, interesting, asia, violence, activists, media, internet, safety, GoodNews, environment, end )

Kelly
- 912 days ago - victoriesfortheanimals.wordpress.com
More great news in the campaign to end the transport of shark fins by airlines, with Garuda Indonesia confirming that as of 8th October they no longer accept shark fins!
The Hot Poop on Alternative Toilets TreeHugger Living / Culture March 11, 2005
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, usa, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, goodnews, government, greenbuilding, investments, marketing, money, politics, society, SustainableDevelop )

Ruth
- 922 days ago - treehugger.com
"Imagine our delight...swedish Mulltoa composting toilet. Lifting the lid fires up the fans; sitting on the toilet seat opens the trap doors; putting the lid back down activates the churning motors...It does everything automatically..We want one now."
Nature Loo Composting Toilet Puts Some Distance Between the Person and the Poop Lloyd Alter Design / Bathroom Design October 29
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, europe, middle-east, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investments, sustainabledevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 922 days ago - treehugger.com
" Envirolet has a trap door you operate with a handle to hide the stuff. MullToa has a clever toilet seat that opens doors when you sit on it. Sun-Mar has a step because you sit up really high. Nature Loo..composting unit is separate from the toilet...."
 

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