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Petition: Demand That Europe Approves An EU-Wide Ban on Microbeads
Business  (tags: European Union, microbeads, plastic pollution, alternative materials, Eco-friendly products, ban of microbeads, Corporate Responsibility, consumers, environmental consequences, Sustainable Development, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands of tonnes of plastic microbeads from cosmetic products wash into the sea every year, where they harm wildlife and can ultimately be eaten by people. The UK recently approved a national ban on the sale and manufacture of products with plastic...
Petition: Demand Major Corporations to Stop Using Wilmars Palm Oil in Their Products!
Business  (tags: palm oil products, palm oil usage, major food companies, Environmental destruction, consequences, consumers, animal habitat, Climate Crisis, Deforestration, habitat loss, Corporate Responsibility, alternatives, stronger protection, Sustainable Development )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tens of millions of tonnes of palm oil is used annually, and 85% produced in Indonesia and Malaysia, much of it by Agriculture giant Wilmar. The production of wilmar's palm oil results in mass deforestation, habitat loss, climate change, animal cruelty...
Women Would Lose $4.6 Billion in Earned Tips If the Administration's "Tip Stealing" Rule Is Finalized
Business  (tags: working women, tips, Minimum Wage, injustice, low income, stronger regulations, fair wages, hard work, Ethical Treatment, better standards, income protection, Corporate Responsibility, social security )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - epi.org
The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that would make it legal for employers to pocket their workersâEUR(TM) tips, as long as they pay those workers at least the minimum wage.
Residents Told They Cant Be Safe Until They Pay £2m By Multimillionaire Landlord
Business  (tags: Grenfell Tower, Proxima GR Properties Ltd, Citiscape, housing, cladding, highrises, Croydon, U.K., residents, safety, fires, media, news, environment, protection )

Fly
- 2 days ago - counterfire.org
Residents of a housing complex in Croydon that was found to have similar flammable cladding to that of Grenfell Tower have been told by the freeholder
Petition - Ban Plastic Cutlery and Straws in Fast-Food Chains to Protect Our Oceans and Marine Life.
Business  (tags: plastic straws, plastic pollution, fast food chains, environmental damages, marine mammals, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection, alternative materials, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development )

Kalliope
- 2 days ago - change.org
Globally, we throw away 500 million straws a day and according to PlasticOceans.org, we dump 8 million tonnes of single-use plastic in our oceans yearly. Plastic cutlery and straws have an incredibly short usage time, yet take several 100 years to...
Petition - Applaud McDonald's for Sustainable Efforts
Business  (tags: McDonald's business, Sustainable Packaging, waste reduce, plastic straws, alternative materials, recycled sources, renewables, Eco-friendliness, responsible development, Ethical Business )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud McDonald's goal to have all sustainable packaging by 2025. Fast food convenience comes at a heavy price price: waste. The burger wrapping, bags, condiment packets, and, worst of all, straws are used on average for a few minutes and then sent...
Petition - Olympic Sponsor Nissin Foods At Risk of Conflict Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Nissin foods, palm oil plantations, irresponsible actions, palm oil products, Human Rights Violations, rainforest destruction, habitat destuction, wildlife loss, conflicts, Corporate Responsibility, exploitation, Deforestration, Sustainable Development )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - ran.org
As a sponsor for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Nissin Foods irresponsible practices could taint the reputation of the next summer Olympics by providing products made with palm oil linked to human rights violations and the destruction of Indonesia's rainforests
Petition - Samsung: End Reported Child Labor in Chinese Manufacturing Plants
Business  (tags: Samsung, manufacturing plant, Child Labor, explotative labor, questionable practices, overwork, working conditions, Ethical Treatment, safety standards, harmful chemicals, protection of the vulnerable, People Before Profits, Corporate Responsibility )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
End the reported use of child labor in Samsung's Chinese manufacturing plants. Children are reportedly suffering in Chinese manufacturing plants owned by electronic giant Samsung. If true, this goes against Samsung's commitment to an ethical, safe,...
Trump Administration Tells Puerto Rico It Is Too Rich For Aid Money
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, hurricane disaster, assistance, aid money )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - theintercept.com
The Puerto Rican government has asserted that its state-run power and sewer companies will exhaust funding this month. Nearly half of the islands citizens remain without power.
Petition - Tell Congress to Stop Funneling Money Into Factory Farms
Business  (tags: congress, Factory Farming, subsidies, Animal Cruelty, deplorable conditions, ethical treatment of animals, food system, wrong priorities, exploitation, tax dollars, longterm consequences, Environmental issues, Sustainable Development, responsibility )

Kalliope
- 4 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Right now, a bill is being drafted that will shape the entire U.S. food system for the next five years - the 2018 Farm Bill. Traditionally, mega factory farms and cheap junk food companies have been the major beneficiaries of these bills, with the...
Petition - Add Your Name: Stop Seafood Fraud and Protect Honest Fishermen
Business  (tags: fishing industry, fishermen, honesty, seafood fraud, ocean biodiversity, Local Business, health risks, consumer protection, Sustainable Development, Transparency, traceability, legality, safety supplies, prevention of exploitation, protection act )

Kalliope
- 5 days ago - act.oceana.org
Seafood fraud, or the mislabeling and substitution of seafood, undermines honest domestic fishermen and local seafood businesses, poses a health risk to consumers, and threatens the sustainability of our oceans.
Petition - Don't Raise Rates to Pay for Duke's Mistakes!
Business  (tags: North Carolina, Duke Energy, energy costs, coal ash, mismanagement, dirty energy, Corporate Responsibility, mistakes, accountability, Consumer Rights, consumer protection, Sustainable Development, clean energy investment )

Kalliope
- 5 days ago - actions.ncconservationnetwork.org
The NCUC will soon decide if they'll allow Duke Energy to raise your energy bill in order to pay for the canceled construction of a nuclear facility and for the cost of mismanaging their leaking coal ash pits. Sign our petition below.
Petition - No Saudi Blood Oil on Our Stock Exchange
Business  (tags: oil companies, Saudi Arabia, deals, stock exchange, banks, lobbyism, Corporate Responsibility, Ethical Business )

Kalliope
- 6 days ago - change.org
Saudi Arabia, notorious for its political repression and religious extremism, gets its money from its huge oil company, called Aramco. Now the Saudis want to list Aramco on the London or New York Stock Exchange. This would be the biggest stock deal in...
Racial Discrimination and the Sharing Economy - What Does the Research Tell Us?
Business  (tags: AirBNB, Uber, Lyft, racism, discrimination, bigotry, sexism )

Freya
- 6 days ago - shareable.net
The sharing economy is often lauded for offering opportunities from access to cheaper and more convenient consumption alternatives to new revenue streams for on-demand services. Unfortunately, not everybody stands equal in this emerging economy.
Tell US Bank: Out of Oil and Gas
Business  (tags: divestment, fossil fuels, Big Oil, banking, petitions, corruption )

Freya
- 6 days ago - act.climatetruth.org
US Bank just broke its promise to stop lending to oil and gas pipelines - pocketing millions in fees from a massive credit deal with Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline.
 

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