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Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 3

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Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 3 Child Labour and Sweatshops – Who Made YOUR Shirt? Types of Garments Made in Sweatshops There are some types of clothing that are more likely to be produced in a sweatshop by child labor than others. -Shoes Athletic shoes and sneakers are more commonly made in a sweatshop, but …

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Corporate Ethics And Our Green Planet

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Corporate ethics and our green planet aims to enlighten us to both the positive and negative effects of businesses in our quest for a greener planet and lifestyle. It constitutes several different theories which hopefully help us to understand our underlying role in corporate ethics for a green planet. This article could take several hundred …

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Corporate Social Responsibilities For A Greener Planet

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Corporate social responsibilities, or CSR is a term used to define a self-regulating business model in which the business regulates itself in terms of local, national, and international laws, ethical standards, and international norms. Thus when a business follows the set of self-regulations, it would take into account it’s responsibilities to it’s customers and consumers, …

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Mountaintop Removal Mining Man Made Disasters Causes and Effects Part 3

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When Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also referred to as mountaintop mining (MTM), has been utilized by the mining industry since the 1960’s. Increases in demand for coal which was multiplied by the gasoline shortages of 1973 and 1979 contributed to coal companies searching for a more economical means of coal mining than the then standard …

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Greenwashing A Real Definition

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Greenwashing is a relatively new term, and most of you have probably heard of the term whitewashing, in which something unpleasant is covered up by concealing the true facts. Greenwashing refers to a type of cover-up as well. Companies that make claims to be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious, but whose practices are actually not environmentally …

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Computer Recycling Centers – How to Find Responsible Electronics Recycling Companies

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Computer Recycling Centers – How to Find Responsible Electronics Recycling Companies <!– @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } A:link { so-language: zxx } –> Not long ago, CBS’ “60 Minutes” program broadcast a story on e-waste and global dumping. The reporters followed a trail of electronic recycling items from a Denver-based …

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