Archive for the ‘CWR’ Category

CWR: Sudan Divestment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Bill Baue speaks with Eric Reeves, professor of English at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and host of SudanReeves.org, about the campaign he helped initiate to divest from international companies doing business with the genocidal regime in Sudan. Peter Kinder, founding president of socially responsible investing research firm [...]

CWR: Redesigning the Corporation – Part II

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Guests Marjorie Kelly and Allen White go into more depth on their efforts in Corporation2020 to redesign the corporation. They discuss the need to realign the purpose of the corporation so that it does not undermine societal well-being, and how to ensure that corporations do not undermine human [...]

CWR: Redesigning the Corporation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Marjorie Kelly, former editor of Business Ethics, and Allen White, a founder and former director of the Global Reporting Initiative, have organized an effort to redesign the corporation. Their new organization, Corporation 2020,brings together business people, experts, academics, investors and stakeholders to reconfigure the corporate form — one [...]

CWR: Environment and Human Rights: Chevron in Ecuador

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Chevron’s accountability for the legacy of environmental destruction and health impacts from oil exploitation by subsidiary Texaco in the Oriente region of Ecuador from 1964-1992. We speak with Cristobal Bonifaz, lead attorney in the Maria Aguinda Salazar v. ChevronTexaco class-action lawsuit filed in Lago Agrio, Ecuador (after navigating US [...]

CWR: Video: Protesting Victoria’s Other Secret – Catalog Waste Destroys Forests

Kimberly-Clark, Victoria’s Secret and Xerox Asked to Stop Destroying Ancient Forests for Disposable Paper Products San Francisco – Leading international environmental organizations coordinated efforts today at more than 350 protests and events across the U.S. and Canada, calling on companies to end the destruction of North America’s largest ancient forest, the Boreal. As part of [...]

CWR: Video: Countering Chemical Industry Spin

The chemical industry is spending millions of dollars on TV ads to convince us that we need toxic chemicals in consumer goods, and in our air, water, food, and bodies. Learn the truth in this 53 second video. QuickTime Version – Broadband Quicktime – Low Bandwidth (dialup) Windows Media Ipod Video Version