Michael Solis' September 13th blog on displaced peoples sheds light on a troubling global issue. There were, however, totally inaccurate claims relating to The Body Shop that I am compelled to correct.
In Colombia, the number of internally displaced people is approximately 4.9 million -- nearly the population of Colorado. This makes Colombia the second largest internal displacement country in the world next to Sudan.
Corporations in the US have the same legal status as people, allowing them to engage in contracts, own property, etc. But if we're given these rights and privileges, we also have a responsibility to contribute positively to the community.