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ClientEarth, which describes itself as a group of activist lawyers committed to a cleaner planet, is suing the U.K. government over what it calls a “national air pollution crisis.”
McDonald's caught heat for its decision to once again source beef from some Amazon-based ranches in Brazil. The reversal, coming 27 years after the fast food giant said no to Amazon beef, deserves a closer look.
The $1.5 billion Massachusetts-based travel company, which was one of the first adopters of user-generated content, plans to pull tickets for hundreds of animal attractions from its site.
Levi's plans to expand its worker well-being initiatives to factories across its entire supply chain, reaching 300,000 workers by 2025. The apparel giant says it hopes to inspire other brands within the global garment industry to follow suit.
Last week, six large companies announced they would work together to educate consumers about paper and wood products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. But is this campaign really about impact or public relations?
Earlier this year, two mobile telephone systems launched in Bangladesh that now allow workers to anonymously report signs of human trafficking, delayed wages and child labor. They did, and the results are unsettling.
Researchers at a university in Denmark say they are close to developing a variety of grass species that are easier for cattle to digest. The result could be a decrease in methane emissions, as well as improved dairy and meat production.
Recent studies suggest that including some meat in the diet may actually be the most responsible approach if society hopes to feed the planet sustainably and responsibly. Can beef be part of this solution?
Even on a snowy day, Lake Louise shined with awe-inspiring beauty. So no matter when you travel to the Calgary area, don't miss out on this special place. It is one of many reasons why Banff is one of the happiest places on earth.
On Monday, the Swiss Coalition for Corporate Justice delivered a petition with 120,000 signatures to the federal government that supports a constitutional amendment requiring companies to be as compliant on human rights and environmental matters abroad as they would be at home.
In a letter to FIFA, a Dutch labor organization asked soccer's international governing body to pay damages to a Bangladeshi migrant worker by the end of this month or face a court case in Zurich.
Congo provides about half the world's supply of cobalt, but this conflict mineral has ties to human rights abuses and child labor.