May 2, 2013 The Guardian UK Naomi Klein:
THE GIANTS OF THE GREEN WORLD THAT PROFIT FROM THE PLANET'S DESTRUCTION. A new movement has erupted demanding divestment from fossil fuel polluters – and Big Green is in their sights...
Maybe that shouldn't come as a complete surprise, since some of the most powerful and wealthiest environmental organisations have long behaved as if they had a stake in the oil and gas industry. They led the climate movement down various dead ends: carbon trading, carbon offsets, natural gas as a "bridge fuel" – what these policies all held in common is that they created the illusion of progress while allowing the fossil fuel companies to keep mining, drilling and fracking with abandon. We always knew that the groups pushing hardest for these false solutions took donations from, and formed corporate partnerships with, the big emitters. But this was explained away as an attempt at constructive engagement – using the power of the market to fix market failures.
Now it turns out that some of these groups are literally part-owners of the industry causing the crisis they are purportedly trying to solve. And the money the green groups have to play with is serious.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/03/giants-green-world-profit-planets-destruction
InterPress Service, November 28, 2014
▶ IS THE IDEA OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BASED ON A FALSE CONSENSUS. The term sustainable development rapidly gained wide-scale acceptance, with the U.N. Commission on Sustainable Development just one of the many (inter)governmental or top-down bodies that have set up in the past three decades to include environmental goals in planning and policy.. The idea of sustainable development is based on a false consensus. Once this term and its underlying situations are properly deconstructed, Demaria tells IPS, “we discover that sustainable development is still all about development. And that is where the problem lies.”
THE GREAT "GREEN WASH" - MULTI-NATIONALS SIT ON NATURE CONSERVANCY LEADERSHIP COUNCIL WHILE DESTROYING ENVIRONMENT
WORKING WITH BUSINESS: THE NATURE CONSERVANCY BUSINESS COUNCIL (LIST) http://www.nature.org/about-us/working-with-companies/businesscouncil/index.htm
WHY THIS IS A CONCERN:
WATCH: THE DOW CORPORATE SPIN
+++IMPORTANCE OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY - THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zDHU6tp6CCY#!
May 9, 2012 Truthout
MONSANTO, DOW AND GENETICALLY MODIFIED TROUBLE http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/9030-monsanto-dow-and-genetically-modified-trouble
January 25, 2012 - Mother Jones
DOW AND MONSANTO TEAM UP ON THE MOTHER OF ALL HERBICIDE MARKETING PLANS http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/01/dows-new-gmo-seed-puts-us-agriculture-crossroads
November 1, 2012
BIG FOOD AND PESTICIDE BUSINESS BANKROLLS $45 MILLION CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE RIGHT TO KNOW GMO LABELING IN CALIFORNIA PROP 37 (LIST) http://www.carighttoknow.org/tags/basf
January 9, 2013 Center for Food Safety
POLL SHOWS STRONG PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR FUTURE GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD LABELING . According to the California Secretary of State’s office, chemical company and packaged food industry opponents of Prop. 37, including Monsanto, DuPont, Dow, PepsiCo and Kraft, outspent supporters of the initiative by more than $35 million dollars... http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/press-releases/781/post-prop-37-poll-shows-strong-public-support-for-future-ge-food-labeling
MONSANTO: A CORPORATE PROFILE From Saccharin to GE Seed - Chemicals for Food, Agriculture, War http://sco.lt/5TGVDl