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The New Corporate Playbook, Or What To Do When Environmentalists Stand In Your Way

Katie Redford | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Katie Redford

I'm referring to the new playbook for American corporations, and their perverse adaptation of the old adage: "The best defense is a good offense." Companies are no longer satisfied with evading their liability for human and environmental harms.

16 Campaigns that Reveal the REAL Cost of Food

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.20.2016 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

There is no such thing as cheap food. Environmental and health costs are not reflected in market prices for food, but rather, absorbed by people who suffer from diet-related diseases and citizens who pay for environmental cleanup.

McDonald's: Damning Charity Report Is 'Shameful And Misleading'

Posted 10.31.2013 | Impact

McDonald’s has fired back at –- and totally rejected –- a damning report that claims that the fast-food giant gives minimal funds to its charita...

Everything That's Wrong With a Nine-Year-Old Scolding the CEO of McDonald's

Chez Pazienza | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Chez Pazienza

The good news for Hannah Robertson is that in the same way it's not her authentic belief system that led her to be a social activist, it's not her fault that it's wrong she's been put in that position.

Should McDonald's Be Allowed In Hospitals?

Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami

Floors below cardiac surgeons fixing clogged hearts are the very high-caloric Big Macs that likely contributed to the patients' artery-clogging plaque...

Soon Your Cigarettes May Be Traced

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business

* WHO accord would set up track and tracing system for cigarettes * Smuggling robs states of up to $50 bln in lost taxes annually ...

Think Outside the Bottle

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathan Havey

This blog was originally posted at TheSocioCapitalist. My dad has always wondered about bottled water. He jokes that if he went to a bottled water f...

Chicago McDonald's Is Site Of Upcoming Anti-Ronald Rally

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A coalition of health professionals, parents and corporate accountability advocates is calling for Ronald McDonald to retire as a spokesman for the na...