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In a Trade War, China Might Boycott U.S. Goods. That Could Backfire
Business  (tags: trade, business, consumerism, tariffs, Asia )

Freya
- 62 days ago - msn.com
Some Chinese state media outlets have hinted darkly that Beijing could weaponize its hundreds of millions of shoppers should Washington start an all-out trade war. A Boycott America plan could be much tougher to pull off.
Petition - End Slavery in Thailand's Fishing Industry
Business  (tags: thailand, fishery industry, exploitative labor practices, fair pay, trafficking, asia, Ethical Business, Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights Violations, injustice )


- 149 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand fair and safe working conditions for individuals working in Thailand's fishing industry. The fishing industry in Thailand is run by human trafficking and slavery. Workers are trafficked from neighboring nations in Southeast Asia, subject to...
Petition - IKEA: Stoppt Den Verkauf Von Tierqualprodukten (Echtfell Und Echtleder)! · Change.Org
Business  (tags: IKEA, animal products, real fur, real leather, bad business, asia, Imports, dishonesty, alternative materials, ethical concerns, animal welfare and rights, Sustainable Development, consumers, right to know, Corporate Responsibility, prevention of exploita )


- 173 days ago - change.org
IKEA praesentiert sich immer wieder nach auÃ?en als ein Unternehmen, das Wert auf Niveau, Menschlichkeit und Ethik legt. Scheinbar ist das ein Irrtum. Sie verkaufen Pelze aus asiatischen Laendern. Das passt so gar nicht zu dem Saubermann-Image, das...
This Canadian Company Wants to Mine for Gold on the Bottom of the Ocean
Business  (tags: environment, canada, americas, papua new guinea, asia, gold, minerals, nautilus minerals )

Judy
- 759 days ago - news.vice.com
Nautilus, an exploration mining company headquartered in Toronto, has come to these villages along the coast near Papua, New Guinea, to pitch a simple but controversial message: We can make your lives better if you let us mine the seafloor.
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
- 811 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.
There's a Global Sugar Shortage and It's Even Bigger Than Expected | Business News | News | The Independent
Business  (tags: business, consumers, Drought, Asia, Sugar Production, El Nino, Agriculture, Weather Fluctuations, money, farming, environment )

Cat
- 820 days ago - independent.co.uk
Better stock up. There's a global sugar shortage and it's even bigger than we expected
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
- 870 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
- 1265 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
- 1448 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 )


- 1473 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
- 1539 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
- 1597 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
- 1598 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
- 1624 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.
 

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