Headlines Tagged with Ethics/Environment — 4,601 headlines found
In March 1996, then-state Comptroller H. Carl McCall declined to divest from tobacco stocks. However, he did agree to hold off on increasing the fund’s tobacco investments, citing the high potential for lawsuits against tobacco manufacturers, which could
Apr 3, 2018 City & State NY
added Apr 4, 2018 16:57
The money that paid for the Wills Memorial Building, and much else in Bristol, was actually generated by the exploitation of the labour of British workers, mostly women and girls, in the Bedminster factories, built after 1886. The Wills family have more
Apr 2, 2018 The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:54
Effective immediately, Qantas Super will no longer invest in tobacco manufacturers. We are currently selling the small holdings we own. In announcing the decision, Chief Investment Officer Andrew Spence said: “Given the negative social costs and health
Mar 29, 2018 Qantas Super (au)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:17
A series of adverts in Belfast have been banned after being branded as racist. The billboard poster for Nicofresh electronic cigarettes featured an elderly white woman sitting on a couch alongside a young black man. The man had his arms around the woma
Mar 29, 2018 Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:46
Editor’s Note: Amazon has a policy of “strictly” prohibiting the sale of counterfeit products while at the same time the company advertises itself on Google as a source of counterfeit goods.
Mar 28, 2018 Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Mar 30, 2018 20:00
The sale is a fresh blow to Diane Rwigara, who has accused Kagame of stifling dissent... The revenue authority sold the stock of Premier Tobacco Company owned by Rwigara’s family to another tobacco company for around 500 million Rwandan francs ($577,842.2
Mar 28, 2018 Reuters
added Mar 29, 2018 17:46
We need more than corrective statements. We also need strong corrective actions to win the battle against tobacco, which is still the number one cause of preventable death and costs the state of Indiana billions of dollars every year.
Mar 28, 2018 Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 28, 2018 16:02
the similarity between Chevron's defense and that of Big Tobacco in the 1990s has less support, however. This article examines the distinctions between the two.
Mar 26, 2018 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 27, 2018 15:19
What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
Mar 26, 2018 New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
[Africa, Asia-pacific, Philippines] NTIABANG: Ilo fails to cut ties with tobacco industry – yet again
To promote decent work, guard against interference with labor standards, policies and programs, the ILO must keep the tobacco industry at arm’s length. When the long-standing cooperation agreements between the ILO, the tobacco industry and organizations
Mar 25, 2018 Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:20