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Leonardo DiCaprio Invests in Plant-Based Food Company
Business  (tags: business, ethics, investments, Leonardo DiCaprio, Plant-based, food company, livestock production, carbon emissions, Beyond meat )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
"Livestock production is a major contributor to carbon emissions," DiCaprio said in his investment announcement. "Shifting from animal meat to the plant-based meats developed by Beyond Meat is one of the most powerful measures someone can take
The Illegal Chocolate Trade Is Killing Chimpanzees and Elephants
Business  (tags: chocolat industry, illegal trade, deforestation, Habitat Destruction, sustainable sourcing, responsible development, fair wages, fair trade, ecosystems, protection )

Kalliope
- 2 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Chocolate is a luxury, a snack, and a guilty pleasure in all of our lives, but exactly how guilty should we be feeling? While many popular chocolate corporations-such as Mars, Incorporated-propose sustainable initiatives, deforestation peaks while...
As Puerto Rico Faces $95 Billion Cleanup, Expose Reveals Vulture Firms Who Own Its $74 Billion Debt - YouTube   video
Business  (tags: Vulture Funds, debt, Puerto Rico, hurricanes, investigation )

Judy
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
This is must-watch coverage of the catastrophe in Puerto Rico. What is really happening there and why?
Big Food Is Worried About Millennials Avoiding Animal Products
Business  (tags: Big Food, Millenials, animal products, consumers, business, ethics, environment, world )

Lone
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
If anyone's lost, it's the poultry marketers who believe they can woo consumers by talking down to them and creating "trends" (what kind of trends, exactly, is unclear). Perhaps even worse than this condescension is the industry's lack of transparency
Petition - OCA: Tell Costco: Consumers Don't Want Unhealthy Factory Farm Chicken and a Polluted Environment.
Business  (tags: costco, Factory Farming, chicken farming, Animal Cruelty, cheap meat producing, environmental consequences, Sustainable farming, responsibility, filthy conditions, prevention of further mistreatment, organic farming, antibiotics, animal welfare and rights )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - action.organicconsumers.org
Costco is a leading seller of organic produce. Yet when it comes to meat, the retail giant is big on cheap chicken. So big, that Costco wants to build the largest factory farm chicken operation in the U.S., in Fremont, Neb. (population under 26,500).
CHILDREN ARE DYING AT ALARMING RATES IN FOSTER CARE, AND NOBODY IS BOTHERING TO INVESTIGATE
Business  (tags: children, cruelty, greed, deaths )

Freya
- 3 days ago - theintercept.com
Children in the for-profit foster care system are dying at alarming rates, but the deaths are not being investigated, and autopsies are not even being attached to the now-closed case files, a two-year investigation has found.
Our Oceans Can't Stomach Any More Plastic. PETITION
Business  (tags: coca-cola, plastic, single-use plastic, business, consumers, society, marketing, world )

Lone
- 4 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
New figures show Coke produces over 110 billion single-use plastic bottles a year. As one of the worldâEUR(TM)s biggest brands, Coke has the power to change how its industry operates.
IKEA Is Going to Sell Rugs Made By Syrian Refugees   video
Business  (tags: IKEA, refugee response, Jordan, job creation, refugees, earning, decent work, not-for-profit partners, employment, rugs, textiles, win-win )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - facebook.com
Over 655 thousand Syrians registered with UNHCR in Jordan. 80% live in the local community; the rest in refugee camps. 78% women & children. IKEA plans to start a line of textiles & rugs made by Syrian refugees - providing decent work. A win-win action.
Petition - Tell Your State Attorney General: Stop the Mega-Merger of Bayer and Monsanto!
Business  (tags: BAYER AG, monsanto, mega mergers, Pesticides in produce, GMO's, agribusiness, lobbyism, Environmental issues, risks, Food Safety, consumers, health impacts, wildlife loss, insects, bad business practices, monopolies, food system in danger )

Kalliope
- 4 days ago - us.e-activist.com
If this merger goes through, we'd be giving a single corporation unprecedented control of our food supply. The impacts on farmers and consumers could be huge. We can't let the future of our food system be handed over to Bayer and Monsanto.
Petition: Amazon, Pull "Anne Frank" Inspired Costume
Business  (tags: amazon, dirty business, Anne Frank, costumes, insults, ethics, tastelessness, anti-semitism, corporate greed, Atrocity )

Kalliope
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Anne Frank costumes have been marketed to children on several major online platforms. Amazon, however, kept it up and just changed it to "World War II Evacuee Girl Costume". Sign the petition now to tell Amazon you don't think they should be selling such
Petition - Stop Monster-Merger BaySanto!
Business  (tags: BAYER AG, monsanto, mega mergers, Pesticides in produce, GMO's, agribusiness, lobbyism, Environmental issues, risks, Food Safety, consumers, health impacts, wildlife loss, insects, bad business practices )

Kalliope
- 5 days ago - act.wemove.eu
A Bayer-Monsanto merger would be a disaster for our farmers. It will be a catastrophe for our bugs, bees and birds. We urge you to reject the merger and prevent the damage caused by these corporations. We also demand full openness about your decision...
Lone Pine: Drop Your $250 Million Lawsuit Against Canada Now! PETITION
Business  (tags: Lone Pine, American-owned, Oil and gas company, Canadian Government, St. Lawrence seaway, fracking exploration, americans, business, environment, humans, usa, world )

Lone
- 5 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
A huge, American-owned oil and gas company is suing the Canadian government for $250 million for protecting the St Lawrence River from fracking exploration. This week, Lone Pine Resources is in court to try to force Canada to pay
StateâEUR(TM)s Largest Solar Array Now Completely Operational // BY STAFF REPORT October 11
Business  (tags: energy, corporate, business, consumers, investing, investments )

Ruth
- 6 days ago - pressherald.com
"The 5-megawatt array in Madison generates enough electricity to power 700 homes." ...."An aerial view of the 26,000-panel solar array spread over more than 20 acres at the Madison Business Gateway."
Goldman Sachs Is Hijacking Our Government For Profit and More Inequality
Business  (tags: banking, greed, oligarchy, plutocracy, Wall Street, cronyism, taxes, consumer protection, privatization )

Freya
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
How former Goldman Sachs employees are using their high-level government jobs to push an agenda that would boost the bank's profits - at the expense of the rest of us.
Florida Doctor Exemplifies Modern Day Doctor Visits
Business  (tags: illness, medicine, healthcare, ethics, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, business, consumers, corruption, marketing )

Angelus
- 7 days ago - foxnews.com
Doctors and nurse practitioners are way overpriced for what they actually deliver and the customer service aspect is far below what you find at many retail establishments
 

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