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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
- 73 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)'
End Walmart's Attempt to Suppress Basic Workers' Rights
Business  (tags: wal-mart, ethics, abuse, human rights )

Teresa
- 281 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
I call on you to publicly urge Walmart to immediately reinstate Walmart worker Barbara Collins and her coworkers. They were illegally fired for simply standing up for better jobs and a better life.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Darden, the Owner of Red Lobster and Olive Garden, to Let Sick Employees Stay Home.
Business  (tags: health, environment, disease, prevention, labor abuse, human rights, health abuse, unsanitary conditions, economy, business, corporate, abuse, politics, labor, society, corruption, ethics, news )

Cal
- 467 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Darden, the massive conglomerate that owns Olive Garden and Red Lobster, doesn't offer its workers paid sick days, even though studies show that two thirds of workers who don't get time off to recover come to work sick.
What Exactly Is A U.S. Corporation?
Business  (tags: politics, oil, law, money, abuse, death, human rights, corporate, business, dishonesty, finance, ethics, government, investors, investments, labor, humans, world, usa )

JL
- 532 days ago - forbes.com
Yet when it comes to the law, Shell hides behind the legal fiction that an entity in another part of the world is somehow not related to its ventures in the United States when both are firmly integrated into a global network of operations.
Does Anything Go in Corporate Litigation?
Business  (tags: shell, SCOTUS, human rights, usa, world, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, finance, ethics, government, investments, humans, investing, law, politics, society, money )

JL
- 532 days ago - earthrights.org
concluding that whatever the legal merits of their position in Kiobel, the dishonest tactics and dishonorable goals of Shell and its legal team risk destroying their reputation and dashing society's expectations of ethical conduct.
Greens Determined to Fight for Real Measures in the Board Room
Business  (tags: European Green Party, EGP, board room quotas, women, equality, Green New Deal, human rights, the future of europe )

Brian
- 569 days ago - europeangreens.eu
In an open letter to Commission president Barroso and vice-president Reding, the Greens urged the Commission to publish planned legislation introducing boardroom quotas for women as soon as possible.
'We Are Prepared to Die': Workers in Colombia at General Motors Plant Sew Their Mouths Shut to Protest Backbreaking Labor Condit
Business  (tags: GM, ethics, corporate, dishonesty, business, health, human rights, Columbia )

Nancy
- 612 days ago - alternet.org
Jorge Parra struggles to get the words out of his painfully swollen lips, stitched together with thick thread. "This is for all the workers," he says with a muffled voice. "We are now prepared to die because this situation is critical. General Motors..."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.: Make a Conflict-Free Product That Includes Minerals From Eastern Congo
Business  (tags: business, human rights, conflict minerals, ethics, economy, corruption, marketing, news, politics, society, world, corporate )

Cal
- 845 days ago - change.org
Join me in asking Apple to create a conflict-free product that includes conflict-free minerals from eastern Congo that help Congolese communities by the 2013 holiday season. They can pave the way for all companies and consumers to make conflict-free phone
Raise the Bar, Hershey! ACTION
Business  (tags: human rights, child labor, Hershey's, world, West Africa )

Nancy
- 850 days ago - care2.com
A link to Alicia's petition which is still active with the International Labor Rights Forum. Tell Hershey to Raise the Bar for responsible cocoa sourcing and begin using Fair Trade Certified cocoa!
BIG BUSINESS SPURS CLASS WARFARE: The Bitter Taste of Cambodia's Sugar Boom
Business  (tags: business, world, politics, society, human rights, class warfare, exploitation, usa, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, farming, money, consumers, news, corruption, finance )

Cal
- 1102 days ago - theecologist.org
Sugar may seem innocuous enough, but sweet-toothed Western consumers could be fuelling conflict between poor farming communities and big business with every spoonful
Take Action | ILRF. Raise the Bar, Hershey!
Business  (tags: fair trade, human rights, chocolate, cocoa, USA, petition, action, Hershey, child labour, children rights )

Alicia
- 1125 days ago - action.laborrights.org
As a chocolate consumer, I am deeply concerned about labor rights abuses in the cocoa industry. Forced labor, trafficking and child labor continue on West Africa's cocoa farms... Please sign the petition, only for US, sorry!
Russia Rights Groups Get Help From Unlikely Champion: Microsoft
Business  (tags: business, corporate, ethics, society, politics, human rights, Microsoft, world, technology, government, GoodNews, goodnews )

Cal
- 1230 days ago - csmonitor.com
Microsoft yesterday announced it will provide free software and legal assistance to struggling groups in Russia and 11 other countries.
Hershey Chocolate Linked to Child Labour
Business  (tags: children, hersheys, chocolate, child labour, lag behind, working conditions, WCF, cocoa, World Cocoa Foundation, empowerment, supply chain, greenwashing, human rights, labor )

Naoko
- 1311 days ago - ipsnews.net
Hershey, one of the largest chocolate manufactures in the U.S., is lagging behind other companies in taking steps to ensure decent workind conditions in its supply chain, charges a new report.
Nokia Siemens Networks Sued By Iranian Activists for Human Rights Abuses, Aiding Regime to Hunt Down Opponents
Business  (tags: Iran, human rights, Mehdi, Isa Saharkhiz, lawsuit, Nokia, Siemens, monitoring centers, opposition, cell phones, unlawful support, police, Islamic Republic, repression, imprisoned activists, release!, Amnesty International )

LucyKalei
- 1337 days ago - zdnet.com
Filed in USFedCourt against Nokia Siemens Networks & parent companies by Isa Saharkhiz & his son, Mehdi. Isa picked up by Iranian authorities as a result of monitoring of his cell phone during the civil unrest in aftermath of disputed Iranian elections
Tell Big Chocolate CEOS We Want Fair Trade Cocoa. TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: business, chocolat industry, Human Rights, Fair Trade, Mars Chocolate, Hershey Company, Cargill, CEOs, ethics, children, exploitation, slavery, "blood" chocolate, petition )

Marta
- 1342 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
Rampant exploitation and slavery of workers in the cocoa industry continues. About 3.6 million children work on cocoa farms, earning very little to no pay under horrific conditions.
 

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