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Slavery At Sea: The Ugly Underbelly Of Oil Shipping
Business  (tags: modern day slavery, oil shipping, chartered ship, The Malaviya Seven, BP, Dana Petroleum, Premier Oil )

Judy
- 33 days ago - oilprice.com
Owned by Mumbai-based GOL Offshore, the vessel was chartered by BP from 1 June to 15 June. Among its crew were 15 Indian workers who had been unpaid for months.
Banking on Cluster Bombs: JP Morgan Invests in Banned Weapons
Business  (tags: Banks, War & conflict, Finance, Corruption, Arms Industry )

Judy
- 41 days ago - telesurtv.net
"It is an absolute outrage that financial institutions are investing billions into ... weapons which are banned under international law."
Shock and Awe, The Chevron Way
Business  (tags: Climate, Corporate Power, Big Oil, Ecuador )

Judy
- 65 days ago - commondreams.org
"Chevron used a US law designed to attack the Mafia in an effort to 'criminalise' human rights advocacy. This allowed Chevron to claim to be a victim of the very villagers it had poisoned." --human rights attorney Steven Donzinger
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 88 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
Stop COKE From Trashing a Recycling Scheme That Works!
Business  (tags: Coke, lobbyists, Premier Baird, Australia, ethics, dishonesty )

Linda
- 128 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
Urge NSW Premier Mike Baird to stand up to soft drink giant Coke and give NSW the worlds best recycling plan, like he promised.
PETITION - Costco: Stop Throwing Away Good Food, Donate Instead to Hungry People
Business  (tags: costco, throwing away tons of food, hungry people, business, corporate, money )

Lone
- 135 days ago - change.org
They do not mark down any foods and instead keep everything full price until the best before date and then they throw it all away. This includes meats and bread and things that could be sold at a discounted rate to people to take home and freeze
Allow UK Public Institutions to Boycott Unethical Goods!!!PETITION!
Business  (tags: )

FOTEINI
- 147 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Public institutions in the UK - including local councils and some universities - have been banned from boycotting unethical goods, with a threat of "severe punishments" if they do so.
Bitter Sweets: Inside Big ChocolateâEUR(TM)s Child Labor Problem
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, ethics, farming )

Phyllis
- 149 days ago - msn.com
Big chocolate makers have promised to end child labor in their industry--and have spent tens of millions of dollars in the effort. But 2.1 million West African children still do the dangerous and physically taxing work of harvesting cocoa.
Koch Brothers Plotting Multimillion Dollar War on Electric Vehicles
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers )

Michael
- 158 days ago - ecowatch.com
Looks like the extremely wealthy and politically influential Koch Brothers are waging a multimillion dollar war against the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market, notably frustrating none other than EV titan Elon Musk.
This Meat Company Dumps More Pollution Into Waterways Each Year Than ExxonMobil
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Pollution, Water Pollution, Tyson Foods )

Judy
- 171 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Tyson shareholders have decided not to institute a new water policy that would have mandated the company keep better track of its water pollution, both inside and outside of its direct facilities.
 
 
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