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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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7 August 2014

Working Paper says G8's initiative on food security in Africa, which involves corporations, "disregards fundamental principles of participation & accountability to human rights"

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1 April 2014

[PDF] Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems

Author: World Development Movement

The UK...is channelling £600 million of aid money through the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition... [This and other] initiatives claim to support improvements to agriculture and food security in Africa, but...in fact...[help]...

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31 March 2014

NGO report "Carving up a continent" says aid programmes to Africa help multinationals at expense of small farmers - warns of increased hunger, "land-grabbing", insecure/poorly paid jobs

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1 April 2013

33 major companies sign declaration calling on US Govt. to implement national strategy to combat climate change

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1 April 2013

Tackling climate change is one of America's greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century (and it's simply the right thing to do).

Author: Business for Innovative Climate and Energy (BICEP)

The very foundation of our country is based on fighting for our freedoms and ensuring the health and prosperity of our state, our community, and our families. Today those things are threatened by a changing climate that most scientists agree is being...

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1 January 2012

2012 World's Most Ethical Companies

Author: Ethisphere

The World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action. WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and...

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28 October 2011

Key companies launch partnership on climate resilience

Author: Oxfam America

A number of companies, including Calvert Investments, Entergy, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., and Swiss Re, praised today’s release of the Administration’s Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force report voicing...

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21 October 2011

Big Companies, Big Investors Say It's Time to Deal With Climate Change

Author: SustainableBusiness.com

As the next world Climate Change Summit approaches in Durban, South Africa in November, the largest group of investors and some of the world's largest corporations are calling for significant action on climate change. 285 of the world's largest...

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7 September 2011

Pepsi top of the pops, Coke canned in DJSI review

Author: Jess McCabe, Environmental Finance

Coca-Cola has been kicked off the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index...41 firms were added to the DJSI World and 23 deleted...Société Générale is among the largest additions...along with...Schneider Electric and...Medtronic... SAM...also named 19 ...

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