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This Is What Would Happen If You ONLY Drank Soda

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Nothing good can come from subsisting solely on soda. Whether diet or regular, research shows that soda contributes to a host of health proble...

Innovation Can Save Lives

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 01.21.2016 | Impact
Dr. Mark Dybul

Innovation comes in many forms, from brilliant technology breakthroughs in Silicon Valley to less flashy advances like a simpler way to deliver essential products. In many cases, even a low-tech innovation can improve health care in a life-changing way. All you need is a new perspective on an old problem.

Fair Trade Cocaine

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Violeta Ayala

The drug war brought violence to Latin America, but let me tell you it's also brought opportunity and created a way to escape a system of deeply-ingrained poverty for hundreds of thousands of people.

Part II: Reflections on COP 21- Inspired for 2016 by Business and Finance

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 01.11.2016 | World
Catherine Cunningham

A Deeper Reflection on Why The World Reached an International Agreement at this COP 21 The year 2016 marks a new era of global cooperation on clim...

Branded Content: The Currency of Connection

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 01.10.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The rise of "content" is a fundamental 21st century marketing phenomenon. But is "advertising," deliberate messages broadcast at one time to swathes of people, dead?

10 Sustainable Business Stories That Shaped 2015

Andrew Winston | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Andrew Winston

The year 2015 was a pivotal time when humanity turned more decisively toward building a thriving and sustainable world.

Climate Change This Week: Humanity Is Drying Out, China Goes Cleaner, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.23.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon When Forests Go, So Do These: An Af...

Coke Ad Shows Hipsters Bringing Soda To Indigenous Mexicans

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.07.2015 | Business

Coca-Cola has apologized for an ad in Mexico that features urban youths visiting the nation's indigenous people... to bring them soda. The vid...

FIFA Sponsors Demand 'Independent Oversight' Of Reform Process

AP | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.02.2015 | Sports

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Watch This Coke Can's Uncanny Impression Of Chewbacca

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.29.2015 | Weird News

First there was the toilet paper dispenser that roared like Chewbacca, and now we have a can of Coke pulling a similar stunt. Video going vira...

Coke Would Like The World To Buy The Idea That Soda Is Healthy

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) -- A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained ...

Boys & Girls Club of America... or of Coca-Cola?

Laurie David | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie David

The Boys & Girls Club has a longstanding partnership with Coca-Cola. This was a great way for the company to establish brand loyalty at an early age, in an era when no one could have imagined what a scourge soda would become.

I'd Rather Not Have a Phone

Elizabeth Barnett | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology
Elizabeth Barnett

I literally do not call people. The only time I do is when I HAVE to because it's the only way I can get in contact with someone. Even when you only have a phone number, you can usually find another mode of communication for a person just by searching the internet.

Out of Our Digital Daze: Aligning Top-Down and Bottom-Up Marketing

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The communications industry is at a disorienting crossroad, with two concurrent models competing for minds and resources.

Breaking Western Water Taboos

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 10.26.2015 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

For public agencies, the drought has highlighted how unprepared the region is for growing pressures from population growth and from climate change, which has already been implicated in worsening the severity of the drought.

Got Science? Coca-Cola's Disclosures Reveal Large-Scale Effort to Influence the Science on Sugar

Seth Shulman | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science
Seth Shulman

To fully appreciate how misguided such sponsorship is, it is worth reviewing what real, solid scientific research shows about the relation between soft drink consumption and the epidemic of obesity and diabetes now affecting children in the United States.

What is Philanthropy?

Francis Levy | Posted 10.16.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Eleemosynary refers to the philanthropic impulse and it derives from the Latin word for alms. But what is the nature of philanthropy?

The Too Sweet Smell of Charity

Ann Reid | Posted 10.15.2015 | 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).