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The No Deforestation Revolution: Two Years In

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 01.21.2017 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

Two years on, we've seen the beginnings of what could be that revolution: The commitments made in the Wilmar policy have become the new benchmark for responsible commodity agriculture, and have been adopted by major companies.

Feeding India's Flourishing Food Sector

Gunjan Bagla | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Gunjan Bagla

The food processing sector in India accounts for a third of the country's total food market and 10 percent of its GDP. Expected to grow at 8.4 percent a year, the industry will reach $344 billion by 2025.

How a Faith-Driven Stay-at-Home Mom Exposed an International Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Cat Knarr | Posted 06.24.2014 | Religion
Cat Knarr

Late at night, Mark Whitacre watched an FBI agent leave his home and walk toward the car, gone at last and completely oblivious to the corporate crime at work in a Fortune 500 company. It was over.

ALEC Wants Your Legislator's Loyalty -- And You Get to Foot the Bill

Dan Montgomery | Posted 03.11.2014 | Chicago
Dan Montgomery

The Guardian uncovered an internal ALEC document that proposed a "loyalty oath" that ALEC state chairs must take that states: "I will act with care and loyalty and put the interests of the organization first." That's right. They aren't supposed to put the interests of the taxpayers who elected them first.

Illinois Democrats Wage Class War

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 02.10.2014 | Chicago
C. Robert Gibson

Try and name one difference between the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that isn't of importance to evangelicals -- I'll wait.

Illinois' Fortune 500 Top 25

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.30.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

If you live in Illinois, you may have a Fortune 500 company in your backyard. In today's chart we break down the Fortune 500 to the Top 25 Illinois co...

Stocks Rebound After Big Sell-Off

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business

* Bounce follows Monday sell-off * Dell to go private in $24.4 bln deal, shares up * Archer Daniels, Estee Lauder both u...

Fortune Global 500 Now Richer, More International, But With Same Number Of Female CEOs

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business

On Thursday, Fortune released its annual Global 500 list of the world's largest corporations by revenue. The U.S. tops the list with 133 corporatio...

What Effect Will More Corporate Ads and Interrupted Programming Really Have on PBS?

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.07.2011 | Media
Pearl Korn

At PBS's recent annual gathering it was announced that the number and frequency of promotions for corporate sponsors would increase during a few noted programs as an experiment.

How Do Wrong Economic Ideas Become Conventional Wisdom?

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.09.2011 | Books
Peter Dreier

If conservatives don't like labor unions, they are entitled to their opinions. But when they attack unions by arguing that they actually hurt working people, they don't have the facts on their side. They are crying wolf.

Will Car Sales Ever Rebound to Meet U.S. Ethanol Targets?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

While the fiscal crisis causing governments to reduce funding for green energy, one of the most expensive yet least efficient of renewable fuels, corn-based ethanol, has been given another year of generous taxpayer support in the US.

Being Truly Green

John Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Warner

The future of a truly sustainable industry will live or die on its ability to take raw inputs that are naturally clean and use them to form the same end products that we're already used to.

Nation's Top Polluters: We're Green Too!

Tom McNichol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom McNichol

Don't expect any of these companies to admit they have a poor environmental record. In fact, to hear the top polluters tell it, they're as green as Al Gore.

Top 10 Greenwashing Companies In America

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The irony of the "green" movement of US companies is that many of the firms that spend the most money and public relations effort trying to show the g...

Is It Fair To Measure Carbon Effects Of Biofuels?

Wall Street Journal | STEPHEN POWER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For example, if farmers in Brazil burn and clear more rainforest to grow food because farmers in the U.S. are using their land to grow grain for fuel,...

50 Most Powerful Women

Fortune | Jessica Shambora and Beth Kowitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Talk about drama! Our 11th annual list is dominated by firsts (first woman to run a major U.S. oil company), superlatives (youngest honoree ever) and ...