The call it the “biggest company you never heard of.” But soon you will hear about it because its becoming even bigger. Next month we will hear about a impressive merger in the business world: the one of Anglo-Swiss multinational mining company Xstrata and the Swiss Continue reading
IPS writes that “in a world where governments are increasingly subservient to global finance capital, multinationals are gaining ground in the fight against state regulations that aim to protect the environment, public health or social policies.” So for all of those thinking that things are slowly but surely getting better Continue reading
He was present when the outcome of the votation was announced in Davos. Unsurprisingly, the 2012 winners are: Continue reading
Around fifty Swiss organizations – amongst which Amnesty International Switzerland, Solidar Swiss, Berne Declaration Greenpeace and the International Comission of Jurists – are fed up with the way companies which are based in Switzerland are behaving in the world. Continue reading
Solidar Swiss has just launched a campaign which is encouraging people to write to George Clooney in order to make a difference within Nestlé. The multinational company does not like this attack Continue reading
Let us start with some very good news. Greenpeace did it! They have successfully convinced not only Puma and Nike but at last also adidas that it is better to detox. Remember when we talked about how the clothing industry is leaving our planet full of toxic substances? Continue reading
Greenpeace just launched a campaign to save water. The pollution of rivers, lakes and the sea has reached incredible levels and is influencing the health of people, animals and plants all over the world.
Especially water pollution by the different industries is not acceptable. They add tons and tons of heavy metals, solvents, toxic sludge and other waste into our waters. Continue reading
The story of water is much more than just what you drink every day. But because you DO drink it every day, it is worth thinking about. Today: the water industry.
There are definitely some people out there who can explain the problem with water better than me, so please give this smart lady 8 minutes of your life: Continue reading