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Grupo Bimbo Focus of New Campaign To Remove “Conflct Palm Oil” from America’s Snack Foods (RAN)

Grupo Bimbo Focus of New Campaign To Remove “Conflct Palm Oil” from America’s Snack Foods (RAN)

Rainforest Action Network Visits Local Snack Food Giant Named as a Member of the 20 Snack Food Companies at Center of New Campaign New Report Exposes Snack Food Companies’ Role in Orangutan Extinction, Climate Change and Human Rights Abuses. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 … Read entire article »

Filed under: 6CSR, unclassified

Workers slam TEPCO’s shady recruiting process for Fukushima cleanup (Japan Today)

Workers slam TEPCO’s shady recruiting process for Fukushima cleanup (Japan Today)

IWAKI —Tetsuya Hayashi went to Fukushima to take a job at ground zero of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. He lasted less than two weeks. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Société Générale: International mobilization against Alpha Coal Project (BankTrack, FOE)

Société Générale: International mobilization against Alpha Coal Project (BankTrack, FOE)

Two days after one of the biggest meetings of the coal     industry took place in Berlin [1], les Amis de la Terre (Friends of the     Earth France) and their partners have sent an open letter [2] to Société     Générale, calling upon the bank to abandon its plans to finance the huge     Alpha Coal mining project in Australia. Located in the southern end of the     Galilee Basin – an area as … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 5.Climate Change & Carbon

Fukushima: l’idée d’un retour des populations évacuées fait débat (France24)

Fukushima: l’idée d’un retour des populations évacuées fait débat (France24)

AFP – Peut-on faire revenir des gens dans les zones de Fukushima évacuées après l’accident nucléaire de mars 2011? L’Agence internationale de l’énergie atomique (AIEA) pense que oui, ce qui ne convainc pas tout le monde au Japon. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Fukushima Fraud and Corruption: Japanese Organized Crime Involved in Recruitment of “Specialized Personnel”(Global Research)

Fukushima Fraud and Corruption: Japanese Organized Crime Involved in Recruitment of “Specialized Personnel”(Global Research)

What prevails is a well organized camouflage. The public health disaster in Japan, the contamination of water, agricultural land and the food chain, not to mention the broader economic and social implications, have neither been fully acknowledged nor addressed in a comprehensive and meaningful fashion by the Japanese authorities. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

New Guidance Will Help Financial Institutions Measure Emissions from Lending and Investment Portfolios (UNEP FI, GHG Protocol)

New Guidance Will Help Financial Institutions Measure Emissions from Lending and Investment Portfolios (UNEP FI, GHG Protocol)

Geneva / Washington D.C., 29 October 2013 – Many financial institutions measure and report their own greenhouse gas emissions, but the real impact is in their value chains. In 2013, only six percent of financial companies in the FTSE Global 500 reported any emissions associated with lending and investment portfolios to CDP.   … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 5.Climate Change & Carbon