Earth911 Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai on the Value of Education

February 14, 2020 by  
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This week’s quote is from Nobel Laureate and human rights … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai on the Value of Education appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Amazon’s sustainability story will receive closer scrutiny in 2019

December 27, 2018 by  
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A group of employees is using their rights as shareholders to request deeper transparency.

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10Power aims to tap energy potential in this ‘stand-out’ island nation

December 27, 2018 by  
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In Haiti, solar energy and electric vehicles need to scale now, and fast. Here’s where CEO Sandra Kwak’s mission fits in.

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Corporate human rights benchmark launches

April 12, 2016 by  
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Members of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark complete a methodology based in part on U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Farmland could play key role in tackling climate change

April 12, 2016 by  
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“Climate smart” soil management could unlock carbon solutions.

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Stroller Brigades Push for Approval of Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

November 12, 2011 by  
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This past week parents across the country joined forces to support the  Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S.847) that is now up for vote in Congress. Dubbing themselves the “Stroller Brigades”, parents suited up their kids in superhero costumes and took to the streets to ask their local Congress members to stand up for their rights to know about toxic chemicals in products. The movement has thus far made its way across eleven states , and support continues to grow. Read on to see what the Stroller Brigades are working to change. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chemical legislation , congressional chemical legislation , non toxic products , organize a stroller brigade , safer chemicals , toxic chemicals , troller brigade

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Should The Law Put Mother Nature First?

October 14, 2011 by  
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From making ecocide a criminal offense to giving animals their own legal public defenders , TreeHugger has often explored the notion of how and how far the law should recognize the rights of our non-human neighbors. Over at Permaculture Magazine, environmental lawyer Tom Brenan says that “Wild Law” should be at the very heart of our entire lega… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Levi’s Revamps Supply Chain Engagement to Focus on Workers’ Rights

May 11, 2011 by  
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The company’s new guidelines, issued 20 years after it set terms of engagement focused on compliance in its supply chain, now aim to help the workers in its global supply chains prosper while also protecting the environment.

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What Are the Best Books on Corporate Sustainability?

May 11, 2011 by  
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One of my favorites — out of the dozens piling up on my bookshelves — is Ray Anderson’s "Business Lessons from a Radical Industrialist." What’s at the top of your list?

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Commercial Palm Oil Production in Southeast Asia Violating Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: New Survey

August 30, 2010 by  
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photo: Forest Peoples Programme Take this one as reinforcement of what plenty of environmental NGOs have been saying for some time: The commercial palm oil industry in Indonesia and Malaysia is trampling the rights of indigenous people and destroying rainforests as it rapidly expands. A new report from the Forest Peoples Programme details the damage…

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