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Corporations have a responsibility to be mindful of their impact on both environmental and human health
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Renewable energy can tackle poverty

Renewable energy can tackle poverty | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
The United Nations has taken a new initiative to promote renewable energy, considering its potential to alleviate poverty across the world, according to a top UN official.
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NGOs cool to call for environment court

NGOs cool to call for environment court | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
PUTRAJAYA: The suggestion to set up a special court to deal with environment matters was met with cautious optimism by non-governmental organisations.
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Solar Air Conditioning: World’s First DC Air Conditioning

Solar Air Conditioning: World’s First DC Air Conditioning | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
SplitCool DC 18 is the world's first DC air conditioning. This air conditioning is powered by solar, a clean and renewable energy. What's more?
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CAN LIFE BE OWNED? Watch Important Documentary: Silent Forest canada tv EN - Cineversity.TV

CAN LIFE BE OWNED? Watch Important Documentary: Silent Forest canada tv EN - Cineversity.TV | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Rachael Carson was Right in her classic novel “Silent Spring”.

This Canadian documentary is one of THE Best explanations of what is happening to the state of our planet with the biotech juggernaut racing across our environment, leaving an irreversible destruction in its wake.

Our ecosystems, environment and human health and the future of our planet is at stake and I strongly urge you to take the time to listen and watch the entire Canadian expose. It is both educational and global in its reach. 

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Can We Live Without Water and Forest?

Can We Live Without Water and Forest? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Water and forest is interrelated to each other. Forests feed rivers and from them we use for our live. Thus, can we live without water and forest?

 

Every year 13 million hectares of forest are destroyed because of political corruptions, greed, wealth, development and agriculture.

 

Here is the list of world’s capital cities around the world. All of them depend on water and all of them located near the water sources.

 

 

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What’s happening to all the vultures?

What’s happening to all the vultures? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Blame an anti-inflammatory drug. Vultures that ingested animal carcasses containing diclofenac contracted kidney failure and died within weeks, scientists found.
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How Capitalism Is Killing Democracy - Robert B. Reich

How Capitalism Is Killing Democracy - Robert B. Reich | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Free markets were supposed to lead to free societies. Instead, today's supercharged global economy is eroding the power of the people in democracies around the globe. Welcome to a world where the bottom line trumps the common good and government takes a back seat to big business.

 

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The Story of Citizens United v. FEC (2011) How Did People Lose Control of Their Democracy

In 2010 the US Supreme Court gave corporations great powers over us.

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC, an exploration of the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy.

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The world can't afford to keep wasting soil - Al Jazeera

The world can't afford to keep wasting soil - Al Jazeera | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
One-third of Earth's soil is degraded because of unsustainable farming methods, which could lead to a major food crisis.
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Genetically modified corn regulation sows seeds of discontent in Turkey

Genetically modified corn regulation sows seeds of discontent in Turkey | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

THE POWER AND REACH OF THE BIOTECH AND GENETICALLY MODIFIED MEGA CORPORATIONS IS HUGE.  THEY ARE DETERMINED TO RULE AND OWN THE GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY BY CREATING DEPENDENCE ON GMO AND THEIR ATTENDING PESTICIDES/FERTILIZERS

 

When it comes to genetically modified produce, public skepticism may be big, but big biotech’s reach may be even bigger, suggests a new Turkish regulation which legalizes the importation of genetically modified feed corn.

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GM animal feed part of food chain, says Irish Minister

GM animal feed part of food chain, says Irish Minister | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

IRISH PEOPLE had been eating meat reared on feed containing genetically modified (GM) elements for years, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said, making a small number of people extremely wealthy while pretending they're feeding the poor and hungry.

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Congress doesn’t know when to stop digging - A bought and paid for USA Congress

Congress doesn’t know when to stop digging - A bought and paid for USA Congress | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Bill McKibben Speaks Out: John Boehner’s got a problem — a statistical trap that’s going to take some real work to get out of.

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The Story of Broke - The USA is not broke

In spite of worries about sovereign debt, America is not broke. A new animation calls for the government to shift investment away from the ‘dinosaur economy’ and toward green solutions which can deliver jobs and a healthier environment. Narrated and directed by Annie Leonard.

8:07 mins - Annie Leonard, The Story of Stuff Project

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Report: Dangers of fracking greater than previously understood

Report: Dangers of fracking greater than previously understood | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
The American landscape is dotted with hundreds of thousands of new wells and thousands of drilling rigs, as the country scrambles to tap into this centurys gold rush for natural gas.
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Behold! A New Map of All the Trees in America

Behold! A New Map of All the Trees in America | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Ever wonder where all the woody green in the U.S. is?
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Danger waters: Top spots of potential conflict in the geo-energy era

Danger waters: Top spots of potential conflict in the geo-energy era | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
As energy demand rises and supply dwindles, we are entering the Geo-Energy Era in which disputes over resources will dominate world affairs.
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US 2012 ELECTIONS: Is there a way to improve US economy without sacrificing environmental concerns?

US 2012 ELECTIONS: Is there a way to improve US economy without sacrificing environmental concerns? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
As the US gears up for the 2012 presidential election, environmental issues have become one of the major talking points.

 

"Few challenges facing America and the world are more urgent than combating climate change. The science is beyond dispute and the facts are clear. Sea levels are rising, coast lines are shrinking. We've seen record drought, spreading famine and storms that are growing stronger with each passing Hurricane season."

-Barack Obama, US president

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Dow Chemicals and Lord Coe are wrapping London 2012 in shame

Dow Chemicals and Lord Coe are wrapping London 2012 in shame | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Do we really want an Olympics sponsored by one of the world’s most unethical and controversial companies? Lorraine Close and Jack Laurenson think not.
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The green deal is a useless, middle-class subsidy

The green deal is a useless, middle-class subsidy | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: This deal is in no way green – it's just one of the means by which money is being taken from the poor and given to the rich...
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Living on Earth: Sound Journalism for the Whole Planet (LISTEN While You Work)

Living on Earth: Sound Journalism for the Whole Planet (LISTEN While You Work) | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

WELL WORTH A BOOKMARK:

Weekly Reports on varying issues relating to living on a viable and safe planet.

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Profits Won't Matter if we don’t have a climate we can live in

Profits Won't Matter if we don’t have a climate we can live in | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Money cannot buy anyone a ticket off this rock we call home when it becomes uninhabitable in the very near-term. Why is that concept so lost on those who believe making money is more important than taking care of our home?

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Court rules organic farmers can sue conventional, GMO farmers whose pesticides 'trespass' and contaminate their fields

Court rules organic farmers can sue conventional, GMO farmers whose pesticides 'trespass' and contaminate their fields | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Court rules organic farmers can sue conventional, GMO farmers whose pesticides 'trespass' and contaminate their fields...
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Africa 'hugely threatened' by loss of species

Africa 'hugely threatened' by loss of species | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Global Ideas spoke with Volker Homes, a specialist in species conservation at WWF Germany, about how Africa's national parks can adapt to climate change and better protect its wildlife.
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Commodity Regulation: Jumps in food price trigger calls for derivative regulation

Commodity Regulation: Jumps in food price trigger calls for derivative regulation | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Price hikes for staple foods hit poor people in developing countries the hardest. Speculation is part of the reason why food prices are peaking again and leaving nearly a billion people without adequate access to food.
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Democracy in Distress - Is democratic time too slow to respond to crises, and too short to plan for the long term?

Democracy in Distress - Is democratic time too slow to respond to crises, and too short to plan for the long term? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Is democratic time too slow to respond to crises, and too short to plan for the long term? At a time of deepening economic and social crisis in much of the world’s rich democracies, that question is more relevant than ever.
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