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150 Million Indian Workers Take Part In Largest Strike in Centuries
Business  (tags: Indian workers, trade unions, India, neoliberalism, strike, largest in history )

- 46 days ago -
This particular strike is about linking the formal sector workers to the informal sector workers and to fight for the rights of informal sector workers to create trade unions and recognize those trade unions within Indian labor law.
India: Celebrities And Brand Ambassadors Will Be Held Accountable For The Brand They Endorse
Business  (tags: India, Confederation Of All India Traders (CAIT, consumer protection act, consumer protection, advertising )

- 115 days ago -
If the act becomes a law in the coming monsoon session, endorsements will never be the same. Now celebrities will be held accountable for any advertisement that is found misleading, since brand ambassadors influence consumer choice. Good point!
Uphold International Law! Stop Shielding Dow Chemical From Accountability for Corporate Crimes in Bhopal, India | We the People:
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, environment, ethics, India, Bhopal, Union Carbide, Dow Chemical, justice )

- 155 days ago -
Petition. In 1984 a factory majority-owned by Union Carbide (UCC, a US corporation) leaked toxic gas in Bhopal, India, killing 8K-10K people instantly & maiming 500K more. India charged UCC with manslaughter, but UCC refused to show for trial.
The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits
Business  (tags: globalisation, fast food, junk food, chemical treadmill, TPP, TTIP, India, USA, Europe, cancer, diabetes, obesity, profit, TruePublica, Colin Todhunter )

- 195 days ago -
Taxes on unhealthy food; emphasis on encouraging 'lifestyle changes', 'healthy eating' - OK. But call to account the corporations profiting from growing & production of health-damaging food in the first place, get agriculture off the chemical treadmill
Indian Rapper 'Overwhelmed' By Success of Protest Song Against Unilever
Business  (tags: money, protection, health, disease, India, Unilever, mercury poisoning, dishonesty, corporate )

- 443 days ago -
The factory at Kodaikanal, which was owned by Hindustan Unilever, closed in 2001. More than 1,000 former workers are alleged to have been affected by mercury poisoning, which can cause skin problems, sensory impairment and a lack of coordination.
Business  (tags: disease, illness, health, dishonesty, corporate, india, Bhopal disaster, Take Action! )

- 692 days ago -
In the dark of night, as December 2 rolled over into December 3, 1984 and nearby residents slept, toxic gas began leaking from a pesticide factory in Bhopal. Within three days, as many as 10,000 people had died in the central Indian town.
30 Years After Deadly Disaster, Bhopal's Toxic Legacy Lingers on in India
Business  (tags: destruction, healthconditions, pollution, India, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, toxic waste, illness, children, government, corporate, cover-up, money, dishonesty )

- 694 days ago -
"There is a very high prevalence of anemia, delayed menarches in girls and painful skin conditions. But what is most pronounced is the number of children with birth defects,"
Tell PepsiCo to Remedy Human Rights Abuses! ACTION
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, business, India, abuse, corporate, corruption )

- 861 days ago -
The 28 workers who refuse to renounce their rights are committed to fighting for justice. The IUF is committed to supporting them. The campaign will continue until all 28 are reinstated with full back pay and guarantees of their right to form or join a...
How to Make Solar Panels Affordable--for Billions BETSY TEUTSCHMAY 6 2014, 8:15 AM ET
Business  (tags: India, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, labor, sustainabledevelopment )

- 866 days ago -
'Like the installment plans of the Great Depression, Simpa Networks' "Progressive Purchase" agreements are enabling customers in rural India to get solar power for their homes.'
The Task of Protecting India's Child Cotton Pickers
Business  (tags: India, Children, Cotton, business )

- 975 days ago -
Some 400,000 children work on cotton farms across India, Rada estimates she is 11 years old, but she can't be certain. She says she has been working in the Indian cotton fields for three years.
U.S. Whacks India With WTO Complaint Over Its Local Solar Program
Business  (tags: WTO, solar panels, India, US, trade relations, money, investments, corporate, business, consumers )

- 986 days ago -
India requires solar developers to get their panels from domestic producers. The U.S. says that discriminates against American companies.
Big Pharma Presses US to Quash Cheap Drug Production in India
Business  (tags: Global economy, Globalization, Health, India, Markets, Medicine, USA )

- 990 days ago -
Powerful global pharmaceutical firms are leaning on the United States government to discourage India from allowing the production and sale of affordable generic drugs still on-patent, according to inside sources close to the matter.
The Subhuman Conditions That Slaves And Child Laborers Face In India Are Worse Than You Imagined
Business  (tags: abuse, India, Child Labor, Harvard Study Child Laborers, India Carpets Forced Laborers )

- 996 days ago -
During the largest firsthand investigation into slavery and child labor, a group of Harvard researchers documented more than 3,000 cases of forced labor in India's handmade carpet sector.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Horses Need Your Help. Take Action Today!‏
Business  (tags: death, conflict, corruption, world, India, violence, freedoms, society, politics, activists, violence, safety, sadness, media, internet, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, business, lies, money, killed, killing, suffering, sad )

- 1049 days ago -
PETA is preparing to help with the seizure of abused horses used in the carriage industry. As a kind person, you likely share my dismay that horses continue to endure horrible abuse on the streets of India
Criminal Proceedings Against Monsanto/Mahyco and Others, Back on Track
Business  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, farming, freedoms, government, HumanRights, India, humans, news, society, world, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, Monsanto )

- 1108 days ago -
In a significant ruling, Justice Mr. A. S. Pachhapure of the High Court of Karnataka dismissed on 11th October petitions that sought quashing of criminal prosecution of senior representatives of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwar (UAS)-->

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