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Report: American Food Companies Are Way Behind in Animal Welfare
Business  (tags: food companies, fast food chains, animal welfare and rights, unethical business, prevention of exploitation, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection laws, stronger controls, Sustainable Development, Corporate Responsibility, changing attitud )


- 444 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The 2017 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), released last week, reveals that the majority of food companies operating in the U.S. are failing miserably when it comes to animal welfare practices.
Petition - Tell the EPA: Don't Let Syngenta Off the Hook for Poisoning People With Pesticides!
Business  (tags: Syngenta, harmful chemicals, chlorpyrifos, poisoning, worker safety, worker protections, accountability, Corporate Responsibility, penalties, charges, Justice for victims, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection laws, unethical business )


- 444 days ago - us.e-activist.com
In 2016, Syngenta poisoned 19 workers at a research farm in Hawaii. It sent them to a corn field that had been sprayed with Dow's nerve gas pesticide chlorpyrifos -- without any protective gear. After the workers were exposed, Syngenta failed to...
Petition - End Abusive Labor of Thousands of Children
Business  (tags: Samoa, Child Labor Laws, exploitative labor practices, education choices, abusive tactics, minimum wage workers, federal help, Children Rights, Ethical Treatment, fairness, Corporate Responsibility, prevention of exploitation, stronger protection laws )


- 449 days ago - forcechange.com
Bring an end to abusive child labor in the agricultural industry of Samoa. Countless children are suffering from unfair and unsafe labor abuse in Samoa. According to new reports, Samoa experiences the world's worst forms of child labor. This must be...
Petition - Demand Popular Comedian Cancel SeaWorld Performance
Business  (tags: Sea World Cruelty, performance, celebrities, animal exploitation industries, Animal Cruelty, ban of animals for entertainment, festivals, stronger protection laws, animal welfare and rights, responsible behaviour )


- 460 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop Larry the Cable Guy from performing at SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival. In an attempt to increase attendance, SeaWorld is hosting a Seven Seas Food Festival with multiple performances planned. Currently, comedian and musician Larry the Cable...
Petition - Protect Reportedly Abused Workers From Jail Time
Business  (tags: thailand, abuse of migrant workers, minimum wage workers, punishment, lawsuits, Corporate Responsibility, governmental regulation, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection laws )


- 466 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect workers who have accused their employer of abuse. About 14 migrant workers from Burma who were reportedly abused by their employer are facing defamation lawsuits. In Thailand, it is the workers who were reportedly mistreated, not the company...
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 )


- 485 days 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 - Tell Congress: Expose Destructive Corporate Mergers
Business  (tags: mega mergers, big business, corporate control, monopolies, corporate greed, lobbyism, political influence, stronger regulations, destructive power, questionable lobbying intentions, stronger protection laws, Controls, responsible development )


- 505 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In 2017, some of the world's biggest corporations got even bigger: Amazon merged with Whole Foods, CVS bought its competitor Rite-Aid, and the chemical giants Dow and DuPont became one behemoth. After years of conservative lobbying, regulators rarely...
Petition: HOLD PLASTIC MANUFACTURERS AND COMPANIES WHO USE THEM RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANUP
Business  (tags: plastic pollution, manufacturers, Plastic Packaging Manufacturer & Design, accountability, prevention of further pollution, bad business practices, beverage industry, responsible development, sustainability, stronger protection laws )


- 509 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is time for us to step up to make plastic one-use manufacturers and companies using those products (especially plastic water bottlers) to purchase back ALL plastic waste from waste management and PAY to clean up the plastic pollution on our lands...
Petition - End Child Labor in Major Tourist Destination
Business  (tags: Tourist Industy, Child Labor, exploitation of child workers, deplorable conditions, Ethical Treatment, fair work conditions, education, human rights abuses, inequality, stronger protection laws, prevention of exploitation, responsible development )


- 519 days ago - forcechange.com
End child labor in major tourist destination and protect the rights of children. Right outside the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, India, children as young as 8 years old are toiling in factories, stitching together shoes for major brands. They work in...
How Monsanto Is Bribing Farmers to Use a Toxic Herbicide
Business  (tags: monsanto, big polluters, toxic chemicals, Farmers rights, Corporate power, misuse of power, poisoning, ground water contamination, environmental impact, inequality, questionable practices, ethical concerns, bad business, stronger protection laws )


- 519 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
In a ploy to avoid decreased sales on a federally-restricted, toxic herbicide linked to crop damage, Monsanto is attempting to bribe farmers with a program incentivizing its use. Monsanto is offering $6 cash back per acre, which represents a rebate of...
Petition - Tell Congress to Stand Up to Monsanto & Dow
Business  (tags: congress, monsanto, Dow Chemical, pesticide industry, pesticide usage, health risks, environmental consequences, prevention of further pollution, harmful stuff, environmental safeguards, stronger protection laws, responsible development, lobbyism )


- 526 days ago - panna.org
It seems EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has forgotten that he works for all of us, not for Monsanto and Dow. It's time for Congress to remind him. Pruitt has already rolled back, delayed or undermined more than 50 health and environmental safeguards...
Petition - Stop Transporting Harmful Fracking Supplies
Business  (tags: fracking materials, supplies, harmful stuff, transportation, prevention of environmental damages, prevention of pollution, Habitat Destruction, longterm consequences, stronger protection laws )


- 537 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that a Washington transporation company stop transporting harmful fracking supplies. Harmful fracking materials, like frack sand, are being transported through Olympia, Washington. From there they go to natural gas and oil well sites, where the...
Petition - Tell EPA: Ban These Dangerous Chemicals Now!
Business  (tags: epa, dangerous chemicals, trichloroethylene, ban of harmful chemicals, prevention of damages, Health issues, stronger protection laws )


- 548 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Thanks to you, the EPA received more than 60,000 comments supporting the agency's proposed bans on two dangerous paint stripper chemicals. But it's been almost a year since the EPA proposed those bans-as well as a ban on another solvent, trichloroethylene
Petition - Shut Down Inhumane, Law-Breaking Slaughterhouse
Business  (tags: slaughterhouses, brutal slaughter, ethical treatment of animals, needless suffering, gruesome cruelty, prevention of further mistreatment, Respect for animals, animalrights, bad behaviour, stronger regulations, stronger controls, stronger protection laws )


- 590 days ago - forcechange.com
Close down Vermont Packinghouse in North Springfield for its cruelty and multiple violations of humane slaughter laws. Animal suffering is reportedly rampant at Vermont Packinghouse, one of two slaughterhouses in the country with the highest...
Petition - Join Pew's Campaign to End EU Overfishing!
Business  (tags: European Union, Fisheries policy, overfishing, reforms, endangered fish, bycatches, stronger regulations, responsiblity, sustainable fishing, stronger protection laws )


- 603 days ago - advocacy.pewenvironment.org
Hundreds of thousands of people across the European Union supported a historic reform of the EU's Common Fisheries Policy, or CFP. EU Member States have committed themselves to rebuilding fish stocks and to ending the wasteful practice of discarding fish
 

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