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The Too Sweet Smell of Charity

Ann Reid | Posted 10.09.2015 | Impact
Ann Reid

When is a charitable donation not a charitable donation? Well, I suppose all money comes with strings. But at what point do such strings -- or maybe even the appearance of strings -- nudge a donation out of the category of charity and into that of undue influence?

The Rise (And Fall?) of Big Soda

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Marion Nestle's new book, Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (And Winning), takes us on a fascinating, detailed and disturbing journey, tracing the rise of the world's soft drink behemoths, and the damage they have inflicted on the world's health and environment.

McDonald's, Coca-Cola Think Sepp Blatter Should Resign; Sepp Blatter Does Not

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter has lost the support of a key constituency: two massive corporate sponsors. On Friday, both McDonald's and Coca...

Coca-Cola Spends Millions On 'Health' Efforts

Associated Press | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living

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Corporate Image: The Critical Foundation of Your Brand

Ira Kalb | Posted 09.06.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Once you craft your corporate image, you need to protect it. The more successful you are, the more jealous competitors, angry customers, and those with an agenda will attack you. You have to be prepared with the following three sets of procedures.

Oops! Coke Apologizes After Getting Busted Spending Millions to Manipulate Science

Dr. Harold Goldstein | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Dr. Harold Goldstein

Like a cat caught with the pet canary in its mouth, the world's largest beverage company has guilt written all over its face. With little feathers still floating all over the house, Coca-Cola wants us to believe it is filled with remorse for spending millions of dollars manipulating science.

Coca-Cola's Latest Environmental Victory Is More Complicated Than It Seems

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

Something as simple as water winds up becoming immensely complicated in the hands of a multinational corporation like Coca-Cola. On Tuesday, the comp...

Meatless Monday: Reclaiming the Kitchen

Ellen Kanner | Posted 08.24.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Foods we once enjoyed without thinking suddenly aren't so delicious now that chain restaurants and movie theaters are complying with FDA mandates to post menu item calorie, fat, sodium and sugar content (I'm talking to you, Cheesecake Factory, Starbucks and Pizza Hut).

Industry-Funded Research: Conflict or Confluence?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The great public health imbroglio disclosed over recent weeks, in which widely, highly-regarded scientists were found to be running on Coca-Cola fundi...

Is It Ethical for Coke to Sponsor Conflicted Research on Weight Loss?

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Dana Radcliffe

Given Coke's own standards, it is appropriate to ask: Are the company's actions that have prompted such sharp public criticism in line with its strong commitment to integrity? More specifically, are they consistent with Coke's imperative of "acting honestly"?

Coca-Cola's New Health Venture: Coke Is Right But So Wrong

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Gerwin

In its more than 100 years of operation, the company has not only adjusted its products to changing tastes and health concerns, it has grown into a global enterprise and thrived economically. Thus, there is hope that in its new venture, Coke will realize that it cannot be part of the solution if it is significantly contributing to the problem.

China's Post '90s Generation: New Minds, Old World

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Twenty years ago, China's engagement with the world had barely begun. The Internet was accessible to only the privileged few. Parents still espoused "protective" values reinforced by their experiences during the instability of two man-made disasters.

Coca-Cola Is Working Hard To Blame Obesity On Lack Of Exercise

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola is working hard to blame obesity on anything but a poor diet. According to The New York Times, the soda company donated heavily to...

The Sugar In A Soda Can Also Make This Giant Lollipop

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living

You've probably heard that there's a tad too much sugar in juices, soft drinks and even coconut water. But do you know what they look like once the w...

10 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Coca-Cola

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.07.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Did you know that back in the day, soda's leading lady, Coca-Cola, was in fact produced, and marketed, as a health tonic? We took a trip down memory lane to discover just how America's sugary drink of choice came to be.

How to Be Persuasive in an ADD World

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Everyone wants to influence and persuade. Worthy causes want to attract donors and volunteers. Marketers want you to buy their products. Teachers must persuade students to put their time and attention into the subject.

Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!

Jack Meyer | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Warhol, whose oeuvre featured iconic celebrity portraits, a variety of soup de jours and countless candid Polaroids, is considered a pop-cultural superstar. On August 6th let's celebrate the birthday of this legendary artist. Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!

Here's What's Wrong With That Viral Soda Infographic | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 08/01/2015 07:04 PM EDT on LiveScience An infographic that breaks down what happens in your body after you drink one C...

What Happens One Hour After Drinking A Can Of PBR

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.30.2015 | Comedy

Coca-Cola lovers are suddenly reevaluating their soda intake. That's thanks to The Renegade Pharmacist, a UK blog run by Niraj Naik, who created ...

These Big Businesses Have All Committed To Climate Action

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

 WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday announced a new collaboration between major U.S.-based companies on climate change, teasing wh...

American Businesses -- Small to Huge -- Act on Climate

Bob Keefe | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Bob Keefe

Big businesses know climate change is threatening their companies -- and all of us. On Monday, 13 major companies, from General Motors to Microsoft to Coca-Cola, announced they were doing something about it.

Visa Joins Coca-Cola In Call For Independent FIFA Reform Panel

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — FIFA sponsor Visa Inc. called Thursday for an independent commission to be formed to cl...

The Genius of Mad Men's Matt Weiner: It's Not Over

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Matt Weiner interviewed by his sister Allison Hope-Weiner Jon Hamm, as Don Draper, deserves a happy ending. Not what he got. No woman to call his ...

"Good Morning Children, Time to Open Up Those Eyes and Let the Sunshine Come in and Fertilize Your Brains!"

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 07.10.2015 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

Growing up my family had a habit that was viewed as crazy by some, off the wall by others, and obscene by the truly informed.

Coca-Cola Removes Label From Its Cans To Prove We Shouldn't Judge Based On Appearances

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.13.2015 | Good News

This month, Coca-Cola is abandoning labels, and encouraging people to do the same. In honor of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, the beverage gia...