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The latest edition of the Corporate Examiner features stories on childhood obesity, ethical recruitment, water justice, Rana Plaza, sustainable banking, overuse of antibiotics in meat production, and Exxon & Chevron’s year of reckoning, with a member profile highlighting the Tri-State Coalition...
As the impacts of climate change increase, corporate water use is coming under greater scrutiny by investors and NGOs. Across the globe, 748 million people lack access to safe, clean drinking water. The agricultural industry consumes roughly 70% of the Earth’s available freshwater, while the...
Natural gas, touted as a ‘clean fuel’, is composed mostly of methane, and when burned, is less carbon polluting than other fossil fuels. Released into the atmosphere, though, methane is a dangerous greenhouse gas and a powerful contributor to climate change, with an impact on global temperature...
Virtually every corporation participates in some sort of lobbying activity and donates to candidates, political parties and Political Action Committees (PACs) — some spending millions per year — to further their business interests. As we move into the 2016 Presidential election cycle, these...
An estimated 20.9 million people are victims of human trafficking. Learning to spot human rights violations, including human trafficking and slavery, requires attention, time and training and without this, it is easy to miss the crimes that may lurk right under our noses. The same is true of...
Americans pay more for their medicine than anyone else in the world – prices for the world’s top-selling 20 drugs are three times higher in the U.S. than in England, and two times higher than in Canada. Traditionally, drug companies have placed the blame for these high prices on the expensive and...
Beyond the lost opportunity to feed the hungry, most food waste goes directly into landfills where, through decomposition, it produces dangerous greenhouses gas emissions responsible for driving climate change. In fact, food waste in landfills is responsible for 23% of all methane emissions and 4.5...
With the swing of his tiny green gavel and more than a touch of emotion, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced a final, historic climate agreement and the close of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, COP21, on December 12th. From "2016 New Years Resolutions" - Corporate Examiner Volume 38...
Health experts agree that childhood obesity, particularly among children in low-income and minority households, is partially due to the limited access and affordability of healthier food and beverage choices. But a major factor in this choice hinges on the way these products are marketed to kids....
This issue of the Examiner features the following stories: ICCR Welcomes its New CEO Josh ZinnerHealthier Communities through Improved Corporate Water StewardshipTackling Food Waste to Fight Hunger and Climate ChangeKeeping Kids’ Nutrition Top of Mind at America’s RetailersRatcheting up Corporate...

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