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1. Clean Production, Part 1
Over the past decade, a loose-knit group of environmental activists, progressive business people and government officials has developed a new concept for sustainable living. It ...
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2. Clean Production, Part 2
Clean production is not just about making the same old products by slightly cleaner methods; instead, it is an entirely new way of looking at ...
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3. Companies in The Rainforest
Rainforests are very important to life on Earth. Over half of all the world's animals are found in the rainforest, and one quarter of all ...
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4. Corporate Environmental Reporting Goes Mainstream
After decades of silence, corporate environmental reporting (CER) isbeginning to emerge as a business practice. The use of CERs is spreading asmany companies, mostly large, ...
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5. Corporate Rights vs. Human Need
For many years, the potential market for baby foods and infant formula in the "developed" countries has been shrinking because birth rates have declined. Therefore, ...
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6. Drilling To The Ends Of The Earth: The Case Against New Fossil Fuel Exploration
The quest for oil has defined the twentieth century. Many still view oil as black gold, a resource to be exploited as economically and expediently ...
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7. Ecological Stewardship in Japanese Firms
According to a recent Fortune Magazine ranking of the world's largest companies, five of the six largest corporations in terms of revenue are Japanese: Mitsubishi, ...
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8. Genetically Altering The World's Food
On January 14, after an 8-year scientific review, Canada rejected Monsanto corporation's request for approval of its genetically altered milk hormone, rBGH, a drug that ...
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9. Mitsubishi - Eclipse of Environmental Ethics
Tracks Mitsubishi group activities related to rainforest destruction, biotechnology, nuclear plants and other ethical issues. ...
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10. Money in the Rainforest
Ways that corporations make money in the rainforest: logging, oil, beef, etc. ...
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11. Steps Toward A Corporate State
Governments in the U.S. -- federal, state, and local -- together spend more than a trillion dollars of taxpayers' money per year. That's a thousand ...
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12. Sustainability Island How a Corporate Retreat Transformed a Hawaiian Resort
Interface, Inc. turned its 24th anniversary party into an opportunity to demonstrate sustainable business practices. ...
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13. The 1997 Corporate Conscience Awards
The Council On Economic Priorities'(CEP) Corporate Conscience Awards recognizes innovative corporate commitment that goes far beyond requirements and regulations to demonstrate "Leadership for a Better ...
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14. The Bad Seed
Monsanto Corporation of St. Louis has been maneuvering for more than a decade to dominate the world's supply of seed for staple crops (corn, soybeans, ...
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15. The Breast Cancer Money-Go-Round
They're good girls and boys. Racing for the cure. Crying for the cameras. Sharing their pain. Wearing that crown of thorns like a halo. Nice ...
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16. The Lottery
Whenever I walk by the drug store in my neighborhood, or the 7-11 or the liquor store, I see a line of people waiting patiently ...
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17. The Market for Sustainable Business is Bigger Than You May Think
Several recent studies show between 40-50 million Americans - about 25% of the adult population - are beginning to make value-based choices in more and ...
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18. The Meaning of Sustainability--Part 1
The Natural Step (TNS) is a Swedish invention, a set of simple guidelines for judging whether human activities are "sustainable" or not. These simple guidelines ...
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19. The Meaning of Sustainability--Part 2
After writing about The Natural Step (TNS) last week, I was referred to an interview with Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert -- the Swedish scientist who initiated ...
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20. Wild Profits: How Multinationals are Restoring Habitat and Saving Money
Companies are finding that it's beneficial to employees and operations budgets to restore corporate lands into viable wildlife habitats. ...
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