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Author: Rachel Wilshaw, Oxfam GB
Over the last three years Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign has leveraged the power of consumers to persuade the world's largest food and beverage companies to account for what happens in their supply chains...Here are the key elements of the campaign...
Author: James Thornton, ClientEarth, on Guardian (UK)
“Why we'll sue CEOs who ignore climate change”, 8 Oct 2015...
Author: Ben & Jerry's, Clif Bar, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé, New Belgium Brewing, Stonyfield Farm, Unilever
As heads of some of the world’s largest food companies, we have come together today to call out [the] opportunity [to take action at Paris COP-21 that could change our world for the better]...Climate change is bad for farmers and for agriculture....
93 companies sign letter committing to address environmental & societal challenges of climate change
Author: Paul Polman, Unilever & John Bryant, Kellogg Company (on behalf of 93 company signatories)
"The Case for Business Action on Climate Change", 24 Sep 2015...
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Author: Alison Moodie, Guardian (UK)
"Beyond tweets and logos: why the Supreme Court decision on gay rights was a business victory"...
Author: Irit Tamir, Oxfam America
"Will Businesses ‘Walk the Walk’ and “Talk the Walk” on the Road to Paris?"...
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- Related companies: General Mills Kellogg
Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate food...
Author: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $26.8 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and...
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"The 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity", Apr 2015...
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